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QVB After Dark Tour Series

26 Jul 2019

This new 1 hour tour series will explore the Queen Victoria Building in a whole new way, with access to secret spaces and passageways including a visit to the QVB rooftop courtyard in the cool night air.

There will be old world lanterns and theatrical storytelling, including tales of the QVB resident ghost, Mei Quong Tart. Quong Tart was a prominent Chinese-born merchant who opened an elite teahouse in QVB’s inaugural year of 1898, but was tragically killed following a botched robbery of his store. It is said that he still walks the upper floors of the building at night, watching over the comings and goings of the 121 year old cultural place.

The tour will conclude at Esquire Drink + Dine with a warming Whisk(e)y Highball or Gin & Tonic included in the ticket price.

Tours are limited to 10 guests only.


Price: $80

Duration: 1 hour

Tour start point: Meet at QVB Concierge on Ground Floor


Thurs 1 Aug | 8pm [SESSION SOLD OUT]
Thurs 8 Aug | 8pm  [SESSION SOLD OUT]
Thurs 15 Aug | 8pm [SESSION SOLD OUT]
Thurs 22 Aug | 6:45, 7:45 & 8:45pm [ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT]
Thurs 29 Aug | 8pm [SESSION SOLD OUT]

** Extra session just added
Wed 28 Aug | 8pm [LIMITED TICKETS]

Buy your QVB After Dark Tour tickets here

Tour sessions on 22 August

3 tour sessions will run on the night of 22 August in conjunction with the major QVB After Dark LIVE performance event. Why not book-in for one of the performance sessions and expand your experience of the QVB? Simply head to the QVB After Dark LIVE event page - tickets are free but RSVPs are essential.


Tour special conditions:

- This tour requires a moderate level of mobility as it does include some flights of stairs in order to access the hidden spaces. Climbing of the wrought iron staircases is not permitted.

- All guests must be 18 years old age or over.

- In the case of light wet weather, guests will be provided with wet weather outergarments. In the case of heavy wet weather/wind conditions, an alternate tour course will be utilised and guests will experience other hidden aspects of the inner areas of the building.