Brisbane City Hall Tour
Free

Brisbane City Hall Tour

Date & time
Thu 13 Aug 2020
Add to Calendar 2020-08-13 10:00 2020-08-14 10:00 Australia/Brisbane Brisbane City Hall Tour Discover the secrets of the heritage-listed City Hall building with a guided tour. With its impressive neo-classical façade, mosaic tiles, stained-glass windows and soaring ceilings, Brisbane’s heritage-listed City Hall is the heart of the city. Discover the secrets of this magnificent building which has been the setting for many cultural, social, and civic events in Brisbane. Known as the “People’s Place”, City Hall was built between 1920 and 1930 at a cost of almost 1 million pounds – at the time, the second-largest construction project in Australia’s history, second only to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. A highlight is the stunning auditorium, inspired by Rome’s Pantheon, which has hosted rock stars and royalty and is home to the Father Henry Willis & Sons Pipe Organ made up of nearly 4400 pipes- one of only two of its kind in the world. City Hall is a working civic building and some area may be unavailable at certain times. Location: Tour begins in the King George Square Foyer on ground floor of City Hall. Times of tours: 10.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City
Similar events
Age

Open

Cost

Free

Discover the secrets of the heritage-listed City Hall building with a guided tour.

With its impressive neo-classical façade, mosaic tiles, stained-glass windows and soaring ceilings, Brisbane’s heritage-listed City Hall is the heart of the city. Discover the secrets of this magnificent building which has been the setting for many cultural, social, and civic events in Brisbane.

Known as the “People’s Place”, City Hall was built between 1920 and 1930 at a cost of almost 1 million pounds – at the time, the second-largest construction project in Australia’s history, second only to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

A highlight is the stunning auditorium, inspired by Rome’s Pantheon, which has hosted rock stars and royalty and is home to the Father Henry Willis & Sons Pipe Organ made up of nearly 4400 pipes- one of only two of its kind in the world.

City Hall is a working civic building and some area may be unavailable at certain times.

Location: Tour begins in the King George Square Foyer on ground floor of City Hall.

Times of tours: 10.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm

Bookings

Book online with the Museum of Brisbane. There is a maximum of 7 people per tour.

Venue

Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

Suggested events

Tue 4 Aug 2020, 6:00am
Free

Bookings essential. Boxing drills to warm up followed by a fitness circuit on the park gym equipment.

Perrin Park, 99 Gailey Road, Toowong

Tue 4 Aug 2020, 7:00am
Free

Tai Chi & Qigong for balance, stability and healthy ageing: Good balance requires mental and physical fitness. This proven falls-prevention program is adapted...

The Lake Parklands, 5 Alexandrina Circuit, Forest Lake

Tue 4 Aug 2020, 8:00am
Free

Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. Learn easy-to...

Lota Camping Reserve, 710 Esplanade, Lota

Tue 4 Aug 2020, 8:00am
Free

Bookings essential. Movement is fundamental for enjoying an active and fun life. This program will focus on improving your balance, stability, co-ordination and...

Wakerley Park, 74 Dianthus Street, Wakerley