QUT Gardens Cultural Precinct

Launched in 2000, Queensland University of Technology’s Gardens Cultural Precinct, at Gardens Point next to the City Botanic Gardens, encompasses Old Government House, the QUT Art Museum and the Gardens Theatre. Now run by QUT, the graceful sandstone Old Government House, built in 1860, was home to the Queensland governor for most of the state’s first 50 years. (07) 3138 8005; open 10am–5pm Sun–Fri; admission free.

QUT Art Museum is housed in a 1930s neoclassical building and shows QUT’s art collections, work by students and diverse contemporary exhibitions . Open 10am–5pm Tues–Fri, 10am–8pm Wed, 12–4pm Sat–Sun; admission free.


The cultural venue of the Gardens Theatre offers shows by QUT students and visiting international and Australian theatre companies.


A show at the Queensland University of Technology's Gardens Theatre

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