8th and 9th October
10am to 2pm
The Brisbane Open House is a free public festival that celebrates Brisbane’s architecture and offers behind-the-scenes access to 100 buildings across the city.
The Queensland Herbarium is the centre for science and information on Queensland’s plants, animals and ecosystems, and is part of the Queensland Government’s Department of Science, IT and Innovation. It was established in 1859 and is Queensland’s first and oldest scientific institution.
Guided tours will be held hourly across the weekend.
Specimens on display will include plants collected by the early explorers and the type specimen for Cyttaria septentrionalis.
There will be a special Fungi presentation and tour beginning at 2pm on the 9th October.
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