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Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House is the first and only museum dedicated to telling the story of Australian democracy.

Be inspired by amazing real life stories of ordinary people who actively fought to shape today's society.

Discover where Australia has come from. Get involved in where the country is headed. Old Parliament House's heritage and history remains. See the difference for yourself.

Licensed cafe open for refreshing beverages, snacks, delicious coffee and light meals. Treat yourself to a scrumptious High Tea at the weekend. High Tea must be pre-booked, details on the website.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 9am - 5pm except Christmas Day.

ENTRY COST

  • Adult: 2.00 -
  • Child: 1.00 -
  • Concession: 1.00 -
  • Family: 5.00 - two adults and two children

SOCIAL MEDIA

DISABLED ACCESS

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING

Ranked #9 of 135 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2015

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

Fantastic

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Really enjoy this experience. It's wonderful how the old rooms are set up with period telephones, typewriters etc. Another must do in Canberra

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Interesting for young and old

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We always have to visit Old Parliament House when our granddaughter comes to visit us from interstate for her school holidays. She loves doing the discovery trail. This time all about the press...

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Memories of bygone years!

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This is a great place to visit to remember how democracy first started in Australia. The crammed rooms the politicians used, the old office equipment remind us of what it was like not so long...

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CONTACT

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ADDRESS

King George Terrace, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2600

Get directions

EMAIL

info@moadoph.gov.au

WEB

www.moadoph.gov.au

PHONE NUMBER

6270 8222

FAX NUMBER

6270 8111

FEATURES

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Catering
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • First aid equipment
  • Guide
  • Interactive Centre
  • Lockers
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled