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Address: 399 Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)7 3365 8909
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Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Eye opener by the river

Didn't get to go inside as I saw this whilst on the CityCat Ferry. I was quietly amazed at this beautiful, grand old building as we passed by.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A nice building to admire from the river promenade, its one of the old customs buildings of Brisbane. There is a couple of food outlets around the place and the hall its easily accessible but with not much to see. Just a photo and move on....

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Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Whilst it is an impressive piece of architecture, I would only suggest a 10 - 15 minute stop, if you are on a city tour. Other than inspecting the interior there is very little to do. There is a bar and restaurant underneath the main function room, however it is very expensive and generally only for the well to do.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Didn't get to go inside as I saw this whilst on the CityCat Ferry. I was quietly amazed at this beautiful, grand old building as we passed by.

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Oxenford, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Attended a function here recently. The venue is stunning. The service was great but the food took way to long to be served and it was really quite average - especially when considering the price of the tickets. Definitely not the best venue in town for a function but worth a look-see.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

We went for a concert this morning at Customs House. It was a fantastic concert comprising of only wind instruments. We had a pleasant surprise after the concert. We were invited to a free guided tour of Customs House. The old gentlemen who showed us around was oozing with knowledge. It was a place where all the ships that came... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

If you are planning on any form of event at this venue, be very careful about the booking details and make certain that you are sure it is going ahead before handing over any money. We recently had to cancel a sizable event due to unforeseen family circumstances which were entirely ignored and we have lost the entire deposit of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

So called because of the lantern shaped tops on the newel posts. The Customs House was fully restored in the '90s including a complete reconstruction of the central staircase from locally milled timbers. Craftsmen worked from original plans and designs found in the archives of the State Library to precisely replicate the original. If you appreciate a building with history,... More 

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mackay,australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My daughter and I had breakfast at the Pier then walked along the river and discovered that Queensland has amazing historic buildings! We entered the old Brisbane Customs House and were enchanted. We were perhaps lucky that a group of lady Doctors (so the sign said) were having High Tea in the grounds which possibly added to the atmosphere. The... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

So easy to get to and the river walk is worth the effort alone.Beautiful building and full of history.

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Brisbane
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

My experiences at this venue have ranged from small groups at dinner, to attending functions of various sizes in a range of rooms at the venue: I am yet to attend an event or a meal where the chair was comfortable; the food delivered hot (and on some occasions not properly cooked). This is not a place where I will... More 

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