Few who pass the glass doors of MacArthur Chambers Hotel would know that it was from this building that General Douglas MacArthur directed the Allies in holding back the Japanese invasion.
This impressive Brisbane City Council owned museum offers an insight into the social history and visual arts of Brisbane.
There’s nothing dusty or musty about this slick little timber building on the edge of the Old Petrie Town car park.
You don’t have to be a ship enthusiast to visit this homey museum, which is well laid out and staffed by mostly ex-naval and maritime workers.
The Queensland Museum, founded in 1862, is the keeper of the state's historical collections dating back to colonial times.
Visitors to this museum will be happily surprised to find a modern well laid out display of the Redcliffe peninsula's 200+ years of European history
Behind the plain brick façade of Redland Museum lies a wonderland of memorabilia from the past.
Resembling a mini historical village, the Samford Museum holds one of the most extraordinary collections of heirlooms, memorabilia and building styles of late 19th and early 20th century Queensland life to be found.
Whether you have the slightest interest in things that run on tracks or not, this national treasure of a museum is must-visit.
Facing off with the State Library of Queensland across the river, the council’s premier library and keeper of some 110000 books occupies several funky coloured stories of the mod BCC headquarters.
A selection of local libraries worth browsing across Brisbane.
This multi-story award-winning architectural landmark building on the riverfront between the art galleries is home to the main archival collections of Queensland’s history.
The Australian Cinematheque occupies a pair of intimate custom designed theatrettes which are encased in the black box jutting out from the road side of GOMA.
The first cinema to operate on this site, the Avro, opened as a single open air cinema in 1912 and closed after the end of World War I.
The spectacular monolithic building that was once the engine room for Brisbane’s tram networks is today the engine room for Brisbane’s fringe arts scene.
Since the old Dendy closed at the historical Elycium Theatre in the city, this spankingly modern cinema wears the mantle of the only Dendy in town.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Triple M Rocks Tattersall's Race Day with live rock band
Join the Southern Cross Soloists as they chart a new musical voyage
Oscar Wilde’s The Young King comes to life on stage at QPAC from July 23 to 27
A new show has been added for A Conversation on Narcos at The Tivoli
Celebrate Queensland's local produce and craft beer
‘Unlearning’ brings together new and recent artworks
The Brisbane BBQ Festival is an epic 2-day celebration of music, meat and fire
Sunsets by Sanctuary Cove is a fantastic 2-day festival
Coffee aficionados won't want to miss The Lanes Coffee Festival