Best Places to Visit in Brisbane

Best Places to Visit in Brisbane
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Below is a list of the top and leading Places to Visit in Brisbane. To help you find the best Places to Visit located near you in Brisbane, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Brisbane’s Best Places to Visit:

The top rated Places to Visit in Brisbane are:

  • The Queensland Art Gallery – Gallery of Modern Art
  • Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park
  • Queensland Museum

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The Queensland Art Gallery – Gallery of Modern Art

The Queensland Art Gallery - Gallery of Modern Art
The Queensland Art Gallery – Gallery of Modern Art

The Queensland Art Gallery – Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) is a single institution located across two adjacent river-side buildings in the Cultural Precinct at Brisbane’s South Bank. Their vision is to be the leading institution for the contemporary art of Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

QAGOMA holds a Collection of over 17,000 works of historical, modern and contemporary art, and stages a dynamic program of Australian and international exhibitions. They are home to the Children’s Art Centre which collaborates on interactive artworks with leading artists from around the world, and the Australian Cinémathèque, the only dedicated cinema facility in an Australian art museum.

QAGOMA operates its own retail outlets and cafes and restaurants, proceeds from which support the Gallery.

Products/Services:

Events, Exhibitions, Cinema, Arts for Kids, Touring

LOCATION:

Address: Stanley Pl, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: (07) 3840 7303
Website: www.qagoma.qld.gov.au

REVIEWS:

“Awesome place to visit. Great artworks and everything!” – Frank S.

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park
Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park is one of Brisbane’s oldest suburbs. In addition to being a scenic location for family gatherings, CT White and James Warner Parks at Kangaroo Point were once the home and workplace of some of Queensland’s pioneering scientists and researchers.

Products/Services:

Boardwalk & jetties, Ferry terminal, Picnic area/Shelter, Playgrounds, Shared pathway, Toilet, Water (bubblers/ tap/dog bowl) and Bike Rack

LOCATION:

Address: 29 River Terrace, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
Phone: (07) 3403 8888
Website: www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/parks-venues/parks/parks-suburb/kangaroo-point-parks

REVIEWS:

“I’ve visited this park several times since moving to Brisbane, and I love it more each time. Today I took my son, and while he enjoyed the playground and exploring, I walked through the gardens, appreciated the flora and fauna, and found a beautiful, quiet spot for a short meditation session. It was easily accessible from Roma Street Station, the toilets were clean, and the water refill station came in handy since we stayed longer than planned. I’m already looking forward to my next visit!” – Mexwell Watson

Queensland Museum

Queensland Museum
Queensland Museum

Queensland Museum is a museum of natural history, cultural heritage, science and human achievement that tells the changing story of Queensland.

The Museum houses permanent and changing exhibitions and also provides in-depth education experiences, innovative public programs, early childhood activities and entertaining holiday activities. They aim to connect visitors to Queensland, its people and Queensland’s place in the world – past, present and future, through exhibitions, displays and public programs.

Behind the scenes, the Museum is home to millions of objects, specimens and artefacts that tell the changing story of Queensland.

A popular destination for South East Queenslanders as well as visitors from around Australia and overseas, the Museum has welcomed over 10 million visitors since it was established at its current site at South Bank over 20 years ago.

Part of Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct, Queensland Museum is within walking distance of the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the State Library of Queensland. The Cultural Precinct sits alongside South Bank, a vibrant mix of parkland, recreational and commercial space on the Brisbane River across from the Central Business District.

Products/Services:

Tours, Events & Exhibitions, Collections, Researches, Learning Programs for School & Groups, Kids & Families, Adults

LOCATION:

Address: Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: (07) 3840 7555
Website: www.qm.qld.gov.au

REVIEWS:

“We went to the NASA exhibition – A Human Adventure yesterday. It was just outstanding. There was lots of information, but not overwhelming . The exhibits were well laid out and plenty of room for everyone – and there were a lot of people! My only complaint, would be that I did find it a little dark, but what a great exhibition – thank you.” – Joan Swift