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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 192 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Enlightening

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Fantastic snapshot of Australian history. We went for the cartoon exhibition and luckily we caught the volunteer led tour. So interesting. Allow lots of time to play with the inter active time...

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Provides a fantastic insight into Australia's democratic process.

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This is a fascinating venue which, apart from the main exhibition, has other attractions to keep you interested and wanting to return. The current exhibition, "Behind the Lines", is very entertaining...

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lots to see and do!

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the last time I was here it was still being used as our parliament and what they have done with it now is fantastic, make sure you take a guided tour, the guides have so much information, you can...

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FEATURES

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