2014 - Heritage Treasures

Soak up Brisbane's past by visiting wonderful historic buildings that have been instrumental in shaping the city we see today
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Victoria Barracks, bounded by Petrie Terrace, Secombe Street and Countess Street, is the oldest military establishment in Queensland. Occupants have included the British Army, the Queensland Defence Force, the Queensland Police and the Australian Army #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Victoria Barracks, bounded by Petrie Terrace, Secombe Street and Countess Street, is the oldest military establishment in Queensland. Occupants have included the British Army, the Queensland Defence Force, the Queensland Police and the Australian Army #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Windmill Tower on Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill is the oldest convict-built structure surviving in Queensland #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Windmill Tower on Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill is the oldest convict-built structure surviving in Queensland #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Old Museum Brisbane: A significant part of Brisbane's cultural and architectural history, the Old Museum building is emerging as one of Brisbane's most exciting and unique live entertainment venues #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Old Museum Brisbane: A significant part of Brisbane's cultural and architectural history, the Old Museum building is emerging as one of Brisbane's most exciting and unique live entertainment venues #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Queensland Maritime Museum: The South Brisbane Dry Dock, the third oldest in Australia, was used to carry out the repairs, maintenance and refitting of ships from 1881 until the early 1970s, when the Queensland Maritime Museum was established by volunteers in 1973 #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Queensland Maritime Museum: The South Brisbane Dry Dock, the third oldest in Australia, was used to carry out the repairs, maintenance and refitting of ships from 1881 until the early 1970s, when the Queensland Maritime Museum was established by volunteers in 1973 #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

The Treasury Casino & Hotel building symbolises the sense of state pride and achievement associated with the advent of federation and statehood in 1901. The themes of agriculture and mining are featured in the architectural detail and it showcases Queensland materials #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

The Treasury Casino & Hotel building symbolises the sense of state pride and achievement associated with the advent of federation and statehood in 1901. The themes of agriculture and mining are featured in the architectural detail and it showcases Queensland materials #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Photo by Ryan Lahiff // Toonarbin, one of Brisbane's earliest homes, was named by architect Benjamin Backhouse after a manor in Henry Kingsley's early Australian novel titled 'Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn' #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Photo by Ryan Lahiff // Toonarbin, one of Brisbane's earliest homes, was named by architect Benjamin Backhouse after a manor in Henry Kingsley's early Australian novel titled 'Recollections of Geoffry Hamlyn' #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Walk across the Walter Taylor Bridge and take a peek inside the bridge pylon. It spans the Brisbane River from Indooroopilly to Chelmer, and is a rare style of bridge with national significance #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Walk across the Walter Taylor Bridge and take a peek inside the bridge pylon. It spans the Brisbane River from Indooroopilly to Chelmer, and is a rare style of bridge with national significance #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Newstead House: is Brisbane's oldest surviving home and is set in the beautiful grounds of Newstead Park, with stunning river views #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Newstead House: is Brisbane's oldest surviving home and is set in the beautiful grounds of Newstead Park, with stunning river views #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Howard Smith Wharves: were constructed in the 1930s, and, together with the Story Bridge, were among the Forgan Smith Government's principal employment-generating projects #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

Howard Smith Wharves: were constructed in the 1930s, and, together with the Story Bridge, were among the Forgan Smith Government's principal employment-generating projects #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

The Shingle Inn's unique architecture created a distinctive and quaint character unlike any other café in the city, featuring a shingled exterior, panelled interior, dark beamed ceilings and small windows of many panes #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

The Shingle Inn's unique architecture created a distinctive and quaint character unlike any other café in the city, featuring a shingled exterior, panelled interior, dark beamed ceilings and small windows of many panes #boh2014 #unlockbrisbane #brisbane #discoverbrisbane

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