Brisbane City Hall Tour
Free

Brisbane City Hall Tour

Date & time
Tue 18 Aug 2020
Add to Calendar 2020-08-18 10:00 2020-08-19 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

Fri 7 Aug 2020, 6:30am
Free

Pilates stretches and strengthens muscles of the spine and pelvis simultaneously through abdominal based exercises.

Arthur Davis Park, Flinders Parade, Sandgate

Fri 7 Aug 2020, 7:30am
Free

Tai Chi stretching, breathing and energy exercises to relax mind and body. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Burnie Brae Park, 106 Meemar Street, Chermside

Fri 7 Aug 2020, 8:00am
Free

Gentle exercise for complete fitness. This is a safe and easy-to-learn program proven to: - relieve pain and reduce stiffness - improve balance and reduce falls...

Captain Burke Park, 117 Holman Street, Kangaroo Point

Fri 7 Aug 2020, 8:00am
Free

Bookings essential. Pilates stretches and strengthens muscles of the spine and pelvis simultaneously through abdominal based exercises.

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre, 31 Paperbark Drive (entry via Stanworth Rd), Boondall