Americans in Wartime Brisbane walking tour

Americans in Wartime Brisbane walking tour

Date & time
Thu 6 Feb 2020
9:30am to 11:30am
Add to Calendar 2020-02-06 09:30 2020-02-06 11:30 Australia/Brisbane Americans in Wartime Brisbane walking tour Presented by Museum of Brisbane and MacArthur Museum Brisbane this new tour shares the hidden histories of over 80,000 American soldiers stationed in Brisbane during WWII. Explore with us significant sites from the Battle of Brisbane to headquarters of the Allied Forces in the South-West Pacific. Find out how this incredible period in our city’s social history has had a lasting impact on contemporary Brisbane. Starting in the King George Square Foyer of Brisbane City Hall, learn about the important role of City Hall during World War II before heading off on a guided walking tour of the city. Walk to Albert Street Uniting Church to learn about Brisbane’s war brides, uncover the past at ANZAC Square Memorial Museum, hear about the Battle of Brisbane, explore Customs House and then complete your tour at the MacArthur Museum. Entry to all attractions included. Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City
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Age

Open

Cost

$60

Presented by Museum of Brisbane and MacArthur Museum Brisbane this new tour shares the hidden histories of over 80,000 American soldiers stationed in Brisbane during WWII. Explore with us significant sites from the Battle of Brisbane to headquarters of the Allied Forces in the South-West Pacific. Find out how this incredible period in our city’s social history has had a lasting impact on contemporary Brisbane.

Starting in the King George Square Foyer of Brisbane City Hall, learn about the important role of City Hall during World War II before heading off on a guided walking tour of the city. Walk to Albert Street Uniting Church to learn about Brisbane’s war brides, uncover the past at ANZAC Square Memorial Museum, hear about the Battle of Brisbane, explore Customs House and then complete your tour at the MacArthur Museum. Entry to all attractions included.

Bookings

Bookings essential. To book in, email the Museum of Brisbane. There must be a minimum of four bookings for the tour to go ahead.

Venue

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

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