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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 197 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Traveler's Choice

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

A wonderful use for the old building

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This wonderful museum is engaging and informative. Our family all rated it as one of the highlights of our Canberra visit. Being able to get up close to things (sitting on the front bench in the...

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Old Parliment New Museum

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Our first Parliament house has been turned into the museum of democracy and one doesn't have to be politically minded or even interested in politics but anyone interested in history will find this a...

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Family Tourist Vacation

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It was like stepping back in time. Right back into the 70's. Original decor of that era, which was interesting in itself. Really lovely architecture, history and the Menzies exhibit. My boys were...

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FEATURES

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