More questions? Get in touch with the Festival team here.
Be captivated by Brisbane’s rich chemistry. From eclectic bars to fine dining, and breezy cafes to boutique-lined streets, explore the beautiful parklands, bohemian markets, enticing galleries and bustling urban precincts, each with its own unique vibe. The World Science Festival Brisbane joins an extensive calendar of major events in Brisbane, from international sporting fixtures to blockbuster shows and exclusive cultural events. Embrace your inner style and grace at a Queensland Ballet production, sing along to your favourite musical at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and see blockbuster exhibitions at Queensland Museum, State Library of Queensland and Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art.
To find out where else you can eat, drink, shop, stay and play, go to visitbrisbane.com.au.
Looking to explore further afield while you’re in town for the Festival? Visit www.queensland.com.
Find our Volunteers
Our Festival Volunteers will be easily recognisable in red World Science Festival Brisbane t-shirts and lanyards. A whole team of helpers are on hand to answer your questions and direct you to venues.
Tell us about your festival highlights
Connect with the festival, stay up to date and share your highlights using our dedicated World Science Festival Brisbane social media channels: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, using our official hashtag #WSFBrisbane.
Festival Pop-Up Shops
Visit the Festival Pop-Up Shops for books, mementos, science-themed toys and other festival related merchandise. Shops are located at all major venues.
Getting to the Festival
Drive – The Museum and Art Gallery Car Park and QPAC Car Park are located directly below the Cultural Precinct. Cash or Credit Cards (Visa & MasterCard) only, no EFTPOS. Entry via Cultural Centre Tunnel, Stanley Street. For more information visit www.qm.qld.gov.au
Additional parking is available at the Brisbane Conventional and Exhibition Centre. Entry via Grey or Merivale Streets.
Public transport – The Museum and Festival events are in TransLink Zone 1, within walking distance of South Brisbane Railway Station, Cultural Centre Busway station and South Bank CityCat and Ferry terminals. For more information on travel times visit www.translink.com.au or call TransLink on 13 12 30.
Airtrain connects travellers with Brisbane Airport, Brisbane City and the Gold Coast. The Museum and Festival events are within walking distance of South Brisbane Railway Station. Head to airtrain.com.au to book your tickets.
On foot – The Festival is located across the river from the Brisbane CBD at the Cultural Precinct and South Bank. Check the event details on your ticket to locate your venue.
CityCycle – Collect a bike from one of 150 CityCycle stations across Brisbane and ride to South Brisbane Train Station (Grey Street) or The Wheel of Brisbane (Russell Street).
Travel by bus – Murrays Coaches operate daily services between Miles, Chinchilla, Dalby, Toowoomba to and from Brisbane and Brisbane Airport every day. Web fares available online.