The best museums in Brisbane in March 2023

These are the top 20 best museums in Brisbane, Australia, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Brisbane:

  1. Brisbane Botanic Gardens1

    Brisbane Botanic Gardens

    The City Botanic Gardens (formerly the Brisbane Botanic Gardens ) is a heritage-listed botanic garden on Alice Street, Brisbane City , City of Brisbane , Queensland , Australia. It was also known as Queen's Park. It is located on Gardens Point in the Brisbane CBD and is bordered by the Brisbane Rive
  2. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary2

    Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

    Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is an 18-hectare (44-acre) koala sanctuary in the Brisbane suburb of Fig Tree Pocket in Queensland , Australia. Founded in 1927, it is the oldest and largest koala sanctuary of its kind in the world.
  3. Queensland Museum3

    Queensland Museum

    The Queensland Museum is the state museum of Queensland , dedicated to natural history, cultural heritage, science and human achievement. The museum currently operates from its headquarters and general museum in South Brisbane with specialist museums located in North Ipswich in Ipswich , East Toowo
  4. Commissariat Store4

    Commissariat Store

    Commissariat Store is a heritage-listed storehouse at 115-127 William Street , Brisbane City , City of Brisbane , Queensland , Australia. It is bordered by William Street, Queen's Wharf Road and the Brisbane River , and is the birthplace of Queensland . It was designed by William John Dumaresq and b
  5. Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium5

    Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

    The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is located on the grounds of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens in the suburb of Mount Coot-tha , Brisbane , Queensland , Australia. The Planetarium was officially opened on 24 May 1978. The Planetarium is named after Sir Thomas Brisbane , governor of the colony of New
  6. Museum of Brisbane6

    Museum of Brisbane

    Museum of Brisbane (MoB) explores contemporary and historic Brisbane , Australia, and its people through a program of art and social history exhibitions, workshops, talks, tours and children's activities. Located on Level 3, of Brisbane City Hall in the city's CBD , the Museum and its staff are high
  7. Brisbane Powerhouse7

    Brisbane Powerhouse

    Brisbane Powerhouse is an arts and cultural hub located in a former power station in the Brisbane suburb of New Farm , Queensland, Australia. The venue offers an array of performing arts, visual arts, festivals, and free community events. The first stage of the New Farm Powerhouse was built in 1927–
  8. Boggo Road Gaol8

    Boggo Road Gaol

    Boggo Road Gaol in Brisbane , Australia, was Queensland’s main jail from the 1880s to the 1980s, by which time it had become notorious for poor conditions and rioting. Located on Annerley Road in Dutton Park , an inner southern suburb of Brisbane , it is the only surviving intact gaol in Queensland
  9. Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts9

    Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts

    A nonprofit art gallery that will impress you. They have unique expositions and you will be amused by them.
  10. Queens university of technology Art Museum10

    Queens university of technology Art Museum

    A museum of Queensland University of Technology that shows contemporary art and works of their art students. You can see really young and unique art here.
  11. University of Queensland Anthropology Museum11

    University of Queensland Anthropology Museum

  12. Macarthur Museum12

    Macarthur Museum

  13. UQ Art Museum13

    UQ Art Museum

  14. 14

    Fireworks Gallery

    A gallery of contemporary art. Its expositions are focused on modern Australian and Aboriginal art. Those who like modern art have to visit this place.
  15. SparkLab Queensland Museum15

    SparkLab Queensland Museum

  16. University of Queensland Physics Museum16

    University of Queensland Physics Museum

  17. University of Queensland R.D. Milns Antiquities Museum17

    University of Queensland R.D. Milns Antiquities Museum

  18. University of Queensland Geology Museum18

    University of Queensland Geology Museum

  19. The Diamantina Health Care Museum19

    The Diamantina Health Care Museum

  20. Brisbane Tramway Museum20

    Brisbane Tramway Museum


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