QVB HISTORY TOUR

Experience over a century of history

The QVB History Tour takes you on a journey to uncover a story of resilience, culture, and progress as you explore one of Sydney's most iconic historical buildings. Built in 1898 as a monument to the long reigning monarch, you will learn about the Queen Victoria Building's creation, near destruction and modern way preservation from our expert guides.

On this 45 min walking tour, you will discover elaborate Romanesque architectural features including glorious stained glass windows, magnificent atriums, and the mighty centre dome, whilst exploring the inside and outside of the building as you visit the ground floor through to level two of the Queen Victoria Building.

Session Dates and Times

*The tour is 45 minutes in duration

Monday: 12:00pm

Tuesday: 12:00pm

Wednesday: 12:00pm

Thursday: 12:00pm & 2:00pm

Friday: 12:00pm

Saturday: 12:00pm & 2:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm

The tour meeting point is at the Concierge Desk, located on the Ground Floor.

Ticket Pricing and Service Conditions

Tickets are $25 per person and bookings must be made online by a person above the age of 18 years. Price includes GST.

Children 0 to 12 years are free of charge and need to be accompanied by a paying adult.

Please note that each tour will run with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 15 people.

Private tours and group tours are available on request.

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Frequently Asked Questions

DO YOU ACCOMMODATE GROUP BOOKINGS?

You are welcome to book up to 15 tickets per tour session. Group bookings for more than 15 people are available upon request.

IS THE TOUR ACCESSIBLE BY WHEELCHAIR?

Yes, the QVB History Tour is accessible by wheelchair. Contact the Guest Experience team via email [email protected]

WHERE DOES THE TOUR DEPART FROM?

QVB, 455 George St Sydney NSW 2000. Meet at the Concierge Desk on Ground Floor to commence the tour. The tour will take you to the Ground Floor, Level 1 and Level 2 of the QVB. Please note the QVB History Tour does not take you into hidden parts or hidden access of the building.

WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE?

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your tour session time.

WHERE CAN I PARK?

You are welcome to park at the QVB Car Park located at 111 York Street Sydney. Take the Car Park elevator up to Ground Floor and meet at the Concierge Desk near the George St entrance.

Special parking offers are available – to book head to:

https://www.wilsonparking.com.au/book-a-bay

Click here to view the car park map.

WHAT IF I WANT TO CHANGE MY BOOKING?

We understand that some customers may wish to change their session time to a different day/time after booking.

1. You may request to cancel your booking by contacting us on the details below. If you request to cancel your booking 48 hours or more before your session time a full refund will be provided to the credit card that you used to make your booking.

2. If you fail to attend your session time or request to cancel your booking less than 48 hours before your session time, no refund will be provided. However, if you believe there are exceptional circumstances, please contact us using the details above. In such circumstances, we may choose (in our absolute discretion) to offer you a refund.

3. You may request to reschedule your booking by contacting us using the details above. If you request to reschedule your booking 48 hours or more before your session time, you can reschedule to another available date or time, at no cost.

4. If you request to reschedule your booking less than 48 hours before your session time, your request will be refused, unless there are exceptional circumstances (which will be determined in our absolute discretion).

5. We reserve the right to re-schedule session times if necessary due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control. If we need to reschedule a session time, we will if practical notify you of the new session time 48 hours or more before your original session time. If you cannot attend the new session time, a full refund will be provided. We are not responsible for any other costs you might incur relating to the rescheduling of session times.

Contact the Guest Experience team via email [email protected] if you need to reschedule or cancel your booking.

WHAT IF I AM LATE AND MISS MY TOUR?

Unfortunately, if you missed your tour there is no guarantee that we can fit you into another tour. There are no refunds for missed sessions.

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS POLICY?

We understand that some customers may wish to change their session time to a different day/time after booking.

1. You may request to cancel your booking by contacting us on the details below. If you request to cancel your booking 48 hours or more before your session time a full refund will be provided to the credit card that you used to make your booking.

2. If you fail to attend your session time or request to cancel your booking less than 48 hours before your session time, no refund will be provided. However, if you believe there are exceptional circumstances, please contact us using the details above. In such circumstances, we may choose (in our absolute discretion) to offer you a refund.

. You may request to reschedule your booking by contacting us using the details above. If you request to reschedule your booking 48 hours or more before your session time, you can reschedule to another available date or time, at no cost.

4. If you request to reschedule your booking less than 48 hours before your session time, your request will be refused, unless there are exceptional circumstances (which will be determined in our absolute discretion).

5. We reserve the right to re-schedule session times if necessary due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control. If we need to reschedule a session time, we will if practical notify you of the new session time 48 hours or more before your original session time. If you cannot attend the new session time, a full refund will be provided. We are not responsible for any other costs you might incur relating to the rescheduling of session times.

Please contact the Guest Experience team via email [email protected] if you need to reschedule or cancel your booking.

WHAT ARE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE TOUR?

You can view the full Service Conditions here.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about the tour, please contact the Guest Experience team at [email protected]  or call 02 9265 6800.