High Court interior

High Court of Australia

See Australia's Constitutional court and highest court of appeal in a stunning building by Lake Burley Griffin in the Parliamentary Zone.

Visit the court's three courtrooms and see the impressive artworks depicting the development of the Australian nation and its constitution.

High Court Guides will assist you to appreciate the symbolism and functionality of this extraordinary building. Sitting courts are open to the public.

The High Court-National Gallery precinct is on the National Heritage List for the outstanding design of its late twentieth century civic buildings, and cohesive landscape setting.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Weekdays: 9.45 am - 4.30 pm; Sundays: noon - 4.00pm; Closed Saturdays and all public holidays

ENTRY COSTS

Free

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING

Ranked #19 of 195 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Quick visit to the High Court

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I have not been to the High Court for many years, had a wander through for a quick look last weekend. It was late on a Friday and was very quiet inside, staff were very helpful and on a sitting day...

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the guides at each court were knowledgable an eloquent, got a much better understanding of what goes on

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Seeing law in the making....

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I remember when this opened a commentator saying the ramps were for lawyers to wheel their wheelbarrows full of money ! (They are for the trolleys loaded with law books).Look up when court is in...

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FEATURES

  • Coach Parking
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Parents Room
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet