Head to this little champ for regularly changing exhibits of contemporary Australian art and works by Brisbane art students, plus temporary exhibits, some by prolific international artists. The museum is located on campus at the Queensland University of Technology.

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1. Parliament House

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With a roof clad in Mt Isa copper, this lovely blanched-white stone, French Renaissance–style building dates from 1868 and overlooks the City Botanic…

2. Old Government House

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Queensland's most important heritage building, this 1862 showpiece was designed by estimable government architect Charles Tiffin as a residence for Sir…

3. City Botanic Gardens

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Originally a collection of food crops planted by convicts in 1825, this is Brisbane’s favourite green space. Descending gently from the Queensland…

4. Queensland Club

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The Queensland Club is so exclusive that even its website is members-only. While you may not be schmoozing in its hallowed rooms any time soon, the…

5. Mansions

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At the junction or George St and Margaret St is the Mansions, an unusual three-storey, red-brick Romanesque terrace which was cobbled together in 1890…

6. Commissariat Store Museum

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Built by convicts in 1829, this former government storehouse is the oldest occupied building in Brisbane. Inside is an immaculate little museum whose main…

7. Stanley St Plaza

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Home of the weekend Collective Markets South Bank, this renovated, touristy section of historic Stanley St is flanked by mainstream cafes, restaurants, a…

8. Queensland Maritime Museum


If you're a hardcore fan of all things maritime, you'll probably enjoy this sea-salty museum. Its sprawling collection includes historic lighthouse parts,…