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For military history buffs

This Fort is a well kept reminder of Brisbane's military past. In use from the 1800s until the end... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Maurice R
Portland, Oregon
Superb Sunday Afternoon

Wandered around looking at the historic Brisbane military past and watched the cannons fire... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Fort Lytton is Queensland's foremost military exhibit, with extensive historic fortifications, Queensland's largest military museum and regular military re-enactments. Admission, guided tours and parking are all free on Sundays and most public...more
Lytton Road | Lytton, Brisbane, Queensland 4178, Australia
+61 412 572 326
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

This Fort is a well kept reminder of Brisbane's military past. In use from the 1800s until the end of the Second World War the remaining parts of the precinct are very interesting. In addition to the old guns there is a small collection of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maurice R
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Wandered around looking at the historic Brisbane military past and watched the cannons fire. Enjoyed a picnic in the wonderful winters sun to complete a thoroughly enjoyable day with the family.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dunbro
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Fort Lytton is certainly worth a visit. Fort Lytton is a Historic Military Precinct and if you love history this is very interesting. We just happened to be heading to Manly for a coffee and saw the Tourist sign. It was a free open day...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Live-dream-travel
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Being ex military I tend to look for places such as Fort Lytton when I tip up somewhere I've never been to before & neither myself or my wife were disappointed with our visit. Situated on the bank of the Brisbane River on the outskirts...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Biliousgreen
Reviewed 27 March 2018

As my son is right into military history from the first and second wars this was high on my list when we visited Brisbane. Particularly as it has one of the very few disappearing guns left. We arrived just in time for the last tour...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

An interesting look back at Brisbane's history. Great re-enactment well worth the trip. Take the time to visit the buildings, cannons and bunkers of an era past. Well supported by volunteers passionate about the significance of this site.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Grace and Wayne M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The history is great but the re-enactment is 100% supreme and totally worth attending. I'll be bringing a group of friends, next time

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank NiftyNorm
Reviewed 8 October 2017

There is not a huge amount to see but Fort Lytton is still a fascinating look at Brisbane's colonial history. You can wander around the old fort area and see the disappearing gun and smaller guns installed during the World Wars. For the Brisbane Open...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a Victorian fort built to defend Brisbane. It has been restored by volunteers and they have done wonderful job. There is a guided tour and the guide knows his stuff. They have live firing off the guns on some occasions, although we missed...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank justvisiting71
Reviewed 3 October 2017

What a wonderful place. Interesting to young and old alike. Only open on Sunday's. Free tours or self guided tours available. I would fully recommend going on a tour with a guide as they are very knowledgable and you would learn a lot more from...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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The tours are amazing. Even more considering that they are all volunteers.