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St John's Cathedral
St Johns Cathedral
St Johns Cathedral
Map of St Johns Cathedral
373 Ann Street
Cathedral Office, St Martin's House
Brisbane City
Queensland 4000 Australia

St Johns Cathedral
Brisbane City, Brisbane Area

07 3835 2248


St John's Cathedral is a heritage site with cultural splendour unrivalled in Brisbane. With gothic-revival architecture that begun 100 years ago (and is still being built), the Cathedral features wood-carvings, stained-glass, 350 million year old limestone and the only fully stone-vaulted ceiling in Australia.

The Cathedral's font contains pillars of fossiliferous limestone 350 million years old from Frosterley, United Kingdom, in which skeletons of Coral polyps and bi-valve shells are clearly visible. Every window in the cathedral is of significance: from the large early twentieth century Wheel window to the collection of William Bustard's work, and then the later vibrant windows of David Saunders. The Millennium Window, designed by Scott Maxwell and made by Warwick Blair, was installed in 2001.

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The Cathedral is set in a precinct of heritage buildings.

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access

Open Times

Note: Open for visitors from 0930 to 1630.

Other Information

Children are welcome however they must be supervised.

Disabled access is available.

General Comments

Group tours are available by prior arrangement however bookings are required and fees apply. Off-street parking is available and there are limited car spaces on the premises. Free guided tours are available, Monday-Saturday, 10am and 2pm and most Sundays at 2pm.

St Johns Cathedral is located in walking distance from the Queen Street Mall in the City Centre. There is ample public transport to the city centre by bus, train or CityCat.

Entry Costs

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Adult$2.50   01 Apr - 30 Jun   Suggested donation.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.