Your visit

Our location

QUT Art Museum is located at QUT's Gardens Point Precinct next to the City Botanic Gardens, a short walk from the city centre. We are located at 2 George Street, Brisbane. Admission to the Art Museum is always free.

Download Gardens Point campus map and parking info (PDF, 215 kb)

Opening hours

Tuesday – Friday   10am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday   12pm – 4pm
Closed Mondays & Public Holiday

Read our COVIDSafe guidelines for visitors


Prebooked guided tours are available for groups of a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 32 people. Prior bookings are essential.

Jenna LEE 'un/bound passage' 2019
inside qut art museum

COVIDSafe guidelines for visitors

All visitors should:

  • Stay home if you are unwell
  • Check-in via mobile on arrival
  • Use provided hand sanitiser on entry
  • Keep 1.5m from others

Read more about our COVIDSafe guidelines before your visit

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Getting here

On foot

There is pedestrian access from the city centre via George Street (approximately 10-minute walk), or from Southbank Parklands via the Goodwill Bridge (approximately 20-minute walk).

Public transport

QUT Gardens Point is very well serviced by public transport. We suggest using the Translink Journey Planner to plan your visit.

By car

For parking information, please see our Parking info below. A taxi drop-off zone is located about 200m walk from Gardens Theatre, outside Parliament House.


QUT has an ongoing commitment to ensure that all buildings are accessible for visitors with a disability. Accessibility maps can help visitors to navigate the campus. A taxi drop off and short-term parking zone is located outside Parliament House in George Street, an easy 5-minute walk from the Museum.


Pay-on-exit public car parks are available within a short walking distance of the Art Museum. A car park is located underground in the Science and Engineering Centre (P-block) and under the Riverside Expressway.

Visit the QUT Facilities Management page for up-to-date information on casual parking locations and fees.

QUT provides a number of designated Disability Parking bays exclusively reserved for visitors who hold a Disability Parking permit.

As with most public car parks, availability during busy periods and university semesters is limited. Several Pay Stations, which accept both cash and card, are located in and near the car parks. Remember to pay for your parking at one of the Pay Stations prior to returning to your car to avoid delays at the exit boom gate.

Reduced tariffs for evening and weekend parking:
Evening: $5.00 per hour for entry after 6pm and exit before 12am
Weekend: $10.00 per entry, Saturday and Sunday (must exit before midnight)

Parking entrance at QUT
the courtyard and cafe at old government house

Eat + Drink

During your visit, choose from a delicious range of food and beverage options in the nearby Gardens Point Precinct, a short walk from the Art Museum. Browse our on-campus outlets to find a spot for a leisurely lunch, a quick bite, a strong coffee or a cheeky cocktail.

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See + Do

William Robinson Gallery

Housed in the graceful setting of Old Government House is the William Robinson Gallery, proudly dedicated to the display of works by Australia's pre-eminent landscape artist, William Robinson. The current exhibition, By the Book, is on display until June 2021. The Gallery is open Sunday–Friday from 10am–4pm. Admission is free.

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old government house

Old Government House

Adjacent to the building that houses QUT Art Museum sits the majestic Old Government House. Beautifully restored to its former glory, the 150 year-old House, once the seat of government in Queensland and home to eleven of the State's governors, is now a House Museum open to the public. The William Robinson Gallery can be found on the upper level of the House. The House is open Sunday–Friday from 10am–4pm. Admission is free.

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Old Government House, seen from the eastern side

The Cube

The Cube is one of the world's largest digital interactive displays, and a centrepiece of the QUT's Science and Engineering Centre at Gardens Point campus. Consisting of 48 multi-touch screens soaring across two storeys, The Cube is your hub for scientific and digital exploration. Collaborating with QUT researchers and drawing on knowledge and data from research areas in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), The Cube facilitates opportunities for the public to discover, visualise and contribute to research projects. The Cube is open daily from 10am–4pm. Admission is free.

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the cube at qut

Gardens Theatre

Gardens Theatre is the Brisbane CBD's premier venue for the performing arts, with theatre lovers enjoying a season of varied and dynamic professional performances by visiting ensembles. The Theatre also presents student productions from the acting and dance programs in QUT's Creative Industries Faculty: Gyton Grantley, Wayne Blair, Adrienne Pickering and Deborah Mailman are among the many successful performers whose careers began on the Gardens Theatre stage. Gardens Theatre is open Monday–Friday from 10am–4pm. Admission is free.

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Gardens Theatre auditorium

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