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The Old Windmill

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Address: Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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+61 413 253 424

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Overlooking the city

On the side of a hill overlooking the city this is a part of Old Brisbane neat Roma St Parklands you can include it in a nice morning walk

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Michael S
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the oldest structure in Brisbane and it has a rich history, even a bloody history with hangings done here. I had to walk by it going to and from my hotel during the night. Many say it's haunted. Ask any local about the mysterious light in the window. I have to agree, just being here in the dark... More 

Thank James S
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

A wee bit of history for the whole family to enjoy and the parks nearby are just beautiful too. A nice stroll around the city we went for a look on a recent visit to the city and really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Geraldine W
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

On the side of a hill overlooking the city this is a part of Old Brisbane neat Roma St Parklands you can include it in a nice morning walk

Thank Michael S
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117 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

There are tours but I seem to miss them..but the Information Boards tell you everything you need to know about this historical building that once was a working flour mill

Thank Ladymaggic
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner and meals were exceptional and meal prices were reasonable...way below what we expected. Staff were so accommodating and friendly. Highly recommend for a lovely meal!!

Thank LynneDarwin
Brisbane, Australia
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

One of the places you must see. Just to realize how tough life was for the original Brisbane colony. This is a MUST SEE.

Thank DayTrader888
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A little bit of history in the middle of Brisbane, worth viewing and finding out about the city's past.

Thank Maurice C
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this thing by accident while walking through the city. Not the most exciting attraction but made a giggle at how out of place it is

Thank JasonDoz
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

Got to pick your activities depending on the audience and can be rather slow for any child of any age.

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

The windmill was never operational as an actual windmill when it was built and instead use convict power to operate the grinding of grain back in the early1800s. Most people just drive by this on bus tours but it is worth getting out of the bus and walking around it and finding out about its history and enjoying its stark... More 

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