Brisbane City Hall Tour
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Brisbane City Hall Tour

Date & time
Sat 15 Jan 2022
Add to Calendar 2022-01-15 10:00 2022-01-16 10:00 Australia/Brisbane Brisbane City Hall Tour Discover the secrets of the&nbsp;heritage-listed City Hall building with a guided tour. With its impressive neo-classical fa&ccedil;ade, mosaic tiles, stained-glass windows and soaring ceilings, Brisbane&rsquo;s heritage-listed City Hall is at the heart of our city. Discover the secrets of this magnificent building which has been the setting for many cultural, social and civic events in our city&rsquo;s history. Known as the &lsquo;People&rsquo;s Place&rsquo;, City Hall was built between 1920 and 1930 at a cost of almost one million pounds. At the time it was the second largest construction project in Australia, second only to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. A highlight is the stunning auditorium, inspired by Rome&rsquo;s Pantheon, which has hosted rock stars and royalty and is home to the Father Henry Willis &amp; Sons Pipe Organ, made up of nearly 4,400 pipes. This instrument is one of only two of its kind in the world, and the auditorium continues to be integral to events that reflect our creative and connected city. City Hall is a working civic building and some areas may be unavailable at certain times. <ul> <li><strong>Location</strong>:&nbsp;Tour begins in the King George Square Foyer on ground floor of City Hall.</li> <li><strong>Times of tours</strong>: 10.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm.</li> <li><strong>Duration of tour</strong>:&nbsp;45mins</li> <li><strong>Difficulty</strong>:&nbsp;This tour is suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. Please note this tour will include staircases.</li> </ul> Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City
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Age

Suitable for all ages

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 at the heart of our city. Discover the secrets of this magnificent building which has been the setting for many cultural, social and civic events in our city’s history.

Known as the ‘People’s Place’, City Hall was built between 1920 and 1930 at a cost of almost one million pounds. At the time it was the second largest construction project in Australia, 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 4,400 pipes. This instrument is one of only two of its kind in the world, and the auditorium continues to be integral to events that reflect our creative and connected city.

City Hall is a working civic building and some areas 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.
  • Duration of tour: 45mins
  • Difficulty: This tour is suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. Please note this tour will include staircases.

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

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