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Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

A national icon of superb design and historical significance, Old Parliament House in Canberra is home to the Museum of Australian Democracy. As the first and only museum dedicated to telling the story of Australian democracy, the museum offers a range of innovative exhibitions, tours and activities for all ages.

Be inspired by amazing stories of ordinary people who actively fought to shape today's society, discover where Australia has come from and get involved in where the country is headed.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 9am - 5pm except Christmas Day.

ENTRY COSTS

SOCIAL MEDIA

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING

Ranked #8 of 195 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Poor guided tour

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We visited Canberra on a weekend with a group of friends and visited Old Parliament House. A tour commenced as we arrived and although we hadn't intended to do so we drifted in with the group. The...

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Wonderful to see behind rooms you saw growing up

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If you are over 50 then this is a must see. I went to Old Parliament House as a child but there was very limited access. Now every room including the original PMs office is open to walk through. More...

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"Play Up" - an amazing place for young children

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Regularly take my 1 year old granddaughter to the "Play Up" an area set aside for young children. It has a large area with plenty to do with younger children, or even for them to do by themselves...

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FEATURES

  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Interactive Centre
  • Lockers
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant
  • Shop