The Museum of Brisbane is located on the rooftop, level 3 of Brisbane city Hall houses unique and exquisite collection artefacts, works of art and other exhibits that portray the city’s vibrant culture, art and History.
The Museum was opened in October 2003 and occupied a space on the ground floor of City Hall replacing Brisbane City Gallery which opened in 1977. In 2010, when City Hall closed for restoration, the museum was relocated to Ann Street. The museum was reopened in On 6 April 2013 after returning to City Hall where it now stands on the third floor in a space specifically built for the museum.
The Artefacts and Art collection
The collection of art and the artefacts here are diverse and some of them depict the living history of the city. The collection was created in 1859 when the Town of Brisbane was founded. And today the museum is home to 5000 exhibits which also include works of local artists.
The Museum has been twice been awarded the top honour at the prestigious Museums and Galleries National Awards and it also has received multiple Queensland Museum Gallery Achievement Awards, Museums Australia Multimedia and Publications Design Awards and National Trust of Queensland Awards for showcasing contemporary and historic artefacts and for the innovation and contemporary practices in the museum and gallery sector.
Getting there and Accommodations
Reaching the museum is pretty easy you can visit here through bus, train or by a taxi and you can find many hotels around the museum one of them is The Milton Brisbane which is known for its reputation and a famous hotel in Brisbane. and you can relax in after the wonderful tour of the museum.The museum is almost open every day except New Year’s Day, Christmas Day, Good Friday and Boxing Day, and the entrance to the museum is free and it is open from 10.00 – 17.00.
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