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See & Do

To make your visit to the Gardens Point Precinct even more memorable, we've put together a list of free things to check out while you're here.

Old Government House

Across the lawn from Gardens Theatre 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.

www.ogh.qut.edu.au
Open Sunday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Admission is free

William Robinson Gallery

Housed in the graceful setting of Old Government House is the William Robinson Gallery, solely dedicated to the display of works by Australia's pre-eminent landscape artist, William Robinson. A new exhibition, William Robinson: the farmyards, will be on display until mid-2014.

www.ogh.qut.edu.au/wrgallery
Open Sunday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Admission is free

QUT Art Museum

QUT Art Museum is a contemporary art gallery favoured by local art devotees. The gallery is regarded as the 'hidden treasure' of Brisbane's art scene, with a reputation for presenting a dynamic program of touring and collection-based exhibitions that focus on the best of contemporary Australian art and design. It's also home to the University's art collection, one of Queensland's most significant public collections.

www.artmuseum.qut.edu.au
Open Tuesday-Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday-Sunday 12.00pm-4.00pm
Admission is free

Botanic Gardens

The City Botanic Gardens include ancient trees, rainforest glades and exotic species. They run the full length of Alice Street, bordered by Parliament House on the one side and the Brisbane River's northern banks on the other. Enjoy a stroll through the Gardens before your show or a picnic lunch before your matinee performance. For enquiries please contact the Botanic Gardens Information Desk on 3403 8888.