Exterior of Museum of Brisbane

History & Heritage

Brisbane has a fascinating history to explore, so step back in time and discover what life was like for those in a time gone by.

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Explore & learn

In the heart of Brisbane, get to know the people, places, and stories of this vibrant city through an ever-changing exhibition program at the Museum of Brisbane, before visiting the Clock Tower at heritage-listed, Brisbane City Hall.

If you prefer to turn back the pages in a special interest, make your way to Queensland Museum to see life-sized dinosaurs on display, experience the atmosphere of Parliament House on a free guided tour or visit Australia's largest maritime museum at South Brisbane.

In the outskirts of the city, discover a hidden tale from World War I at the Fort Lytton at night experience or go to 1800s Australia when the British and First Nations ways of life collide at Spirits of the Red Sand.

Brisbane City Hall lit up in white lights against a night sky