Adderton: house & heart of mercy  is temporarily closed to visitors as of 18 March 2020 during this time of recommended social distancing due to COVID-19.  We look forward to welcoming visitors back to Adderton in due course.

Adderton is inclusive and accessible for all ages and people with a range of inspiring and engaging programs, exhibitions, tours and events.  

Visit Us

547 Ann Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
* Entry for pedestrians is via the Ann St gates.

Adderton is normally open free of charge to the community:
Tuesday to Friday:    10am – 2pm
Saturday & Sunday:  10am – 4pm
*  Closed Mondays and public holidays

Contact Us
T:  +61 7 3839 2494

Adderton is located in the All Hallows’ Convent, at 547 Ann Street, and is close neighbours with All Hallows’ School.  Visitors to Adderton are asked to please be considerate of students and staff of All Hallows’ School as outlined in our conditions of entry.

Getting to Adderton

Public transport
Visitors to Adderton are encouraged to use public transport.  There are bus, train and CityCat options all within walking distance.  Please contact Translink on 13 20 30 or to plan your journey.

There is no general parking available at Adderton or All Hallows’ School.  A discounted parking rate for Adderton patrons is available at Cathedral Square parking station (opp. St John’s Cathedral), 410 Ann Street. Please note a vehicle height restriction up to 1.95m.   Click here for important online, advance booking details to receive a discount.

Plan your visit

Groups of more than 10 and School groups
For groups of more than 10 and school groups, please phone or email 2 working days prior to your visit to request a booking:

T:  + 61 7 3839 2494

The Good Cup Cafe
The Good Cup Cafe is open Tuesday to Friday 7:30am to 3:30pm and Saturday & Sunday 10am to 4pm serving light meals for breakfast and lunch, tea, barista coffee and holds a wine list.

T:  0407 197 881

Adderton entry


Adderton is accessible via ramp and exterior lift to the front verandah and doorway entrance. All of Adderton’s venue spaces, rooms and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible. A lift is located at the rear of the ground level to the basement and level one.

If you have a parking permit and require accessible parking for mobility concerns, please phone or email prior to your visit to book a car-parking space in front of Adderton.

T:  +61 7 3839 2494

Adderton accessible entrance


Conditions of Entry

To ensure the safety of our artworks, and in consideration of others, visitors must comply with these conditions of entry including:

  • No touching of artwork
  • No food/drink inside the Convent
  • No smoking
  • No large bags, helmets or suitcases
  • No flash photography or as otherwise directed
  • No photography, filming or recording for publication or commercial purposes without prior permission from
  • Group visits must be booked at least two working days in advance
  • No visitors are allowed on All Hallows’ School property