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Mercy Heritage Centre
Mercy Heritage Centre
Mercy Heritage Centre
Map of Mercy Heritage Centre
547 Ann Street
All Hallows' Convent
Brisbane City
Queensland 4000 Australia

Mercy Heritage Centre
Brisbane City, Brisbane Area

07 3831 2252


Step into the atmospheric Mercy Heritage Centre and explore the life and work of the Sisters of Mercy in one of Brisbane's oldest surviving buildings. The core of the building 'Adderton' was built in 1858 by John Petrie.

A convent for more than 144 years, visitors now have the unique opportunity to explore this historic residence, gaining insights into the Sisters of Mercy daily life through intimate encounters of the nun's living conditions and instructional training.

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Revealed is the full breadth and depth of the rich and diverse history of the Sisters of Mercy Brisbane, the origins of the Mercy Order and its key ministries, the All Hallows' School and rare aspects of Catholicism through interactive exhibitions, demonstrations and guided tours.

Also discover the different layers of the building's history, the magnificent Chapel and an incredible collection of religious relics.

Visitors can uncover stories of the lives lived in this incredible place as well as enjoying unparalleled views overlooking the Story Bridge and the Brisbane River from the verandas of this unique cultural setting.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet

Open Times

Note: Open Monday and Friday from 0900 to 1600, excluding Public Holidays.

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Disabled facilities are available within the limits of the heritage building.

General Comments

Admission is free of charge, however a gold coin donation is appreciated.

How To Get There

Enter via stone gateway on Ann Street and follow the driveway up to the left. As signed, the Mercy Heritage Centre entry is near the Statue of Our Lady of Peace. The Mercy Heritage Centre is close to public transport.

Open Times

Open Monday and Friday from 0900 to 1600, excluding Public Holidays.

Entry Costs

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Adult$1.00   01 May - 01 Jun   Gold coin donation appreciated.

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