Brisbane Open House is back  for 2023, promising an incredible showcase of the city’s architectural and historically significant treasures. Our free annual event opens the doors to some of Brisbane’s most iconic and intriguing buildings, giving visitors a unique opportunity to explore the city’s rich architectural heritage.


The 2023 Brisbane Open House program is filled with an exciting line-up of 80 buildings, spaces, structures and places across Greater Brisbane – as well as 13 entertainment activations, five bustling urban precincts, kids’ activities, guided tours and talks, plus the return of our much-loved residential spaces to the program. 

You can find all the details of each participating building, tours, transport and more on the Brisbane Open House 2023 page of our website.


Our printed guidemap is now available at the Brisbane Visitor Information Centre located at 167 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000 and the South Bank Visitor Information Centre located at Stanley Street Plaza, between Max Brenner and The Plough Inn.

You can also download and print your own HERE (noting it is best printed to A3 not A4).


We are yet to unveil the full list of details of our Urban Sketchers art activation and the 2023 Photography competition. Please keep an eye on our socials over the coming weeks for further information on how you can get involved.  


Parking and public transport

Brisbane Open House attendees are encouraged to take advantage of our free bus loops, hire a scooter and/or bike, use Brisbane’s public transport system, or enjoy walking and/or riding between buildings and precincts. 

Parking at participating buildings in most cases is limited, as is the street car parking in each of the precincts.

Free Bus Loops

We’re pleased to announce the return of our free vintage bus loops provided by our friends at the Queensland Omnibus & Coach Society. Step back in time and hop on board to access many of the Brisbane Open House buildings via City Loop or City to Herston/Herston to City route.

Buses depart every 30 minutes from the city – from 9am to 3.45pm. For further information on the free bus loops please visit the Transport Options page of our website or visit the Queensland Omnibus & Coach Society website for the timetable and interactive map.


As the event draws closer, we’ll be updating our Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs] to ensure visitors to Brisbane Open House have all the information required to safely and efficiently plan the weekend’s events.

Please click here to see our FAQs.

Further information can also be found by using the search functionality on our website. This is accessible by using the magnifier glass icon, in the top right-hand corner of the site. 

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