The University of Queensland’s Customs House is one of Brisbane’s premier restaurant, events and heritage destinations. Behind the grand Corinthian columns you will find exquisite boardrooms, a stunning ballroom, seminar rooms and a restaurant.
Customs House is regarded as one of Brisbane’s most awarded function venues. Customs House caters for both corporate and private functions and is a spectacular venue for a wedding reception. The restaurant provides seating inside in beautiful heritage surroundings or outside on the terrace overlooking the river and the Story Bridge.
Public areas of Customs House are limited but are open to the public. As you absorb the history, style and grandeur of the building, your every sense will be stimulated by a presence of the past. As a visitor for business, education, music, art, entertainment, or as a curious sightseer, you will enjoy the splendour of this magnificent building’s origins.
Customs houses were built in all major Australian ports in the nineteenth century. Customs and excise duties were an important source of revenue, levied on goods from overseas and in some cases from other colonies.
Customs House with its magnificent architecture and stunning location is the most romantic setting for a wedding reception.