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.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING
Ranked #6 of 140 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
Certificate of Excellence 2015
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS
Reviewed on 27 Nov 2015
Any trip to Canberra should include a visit to Old Parliament House. You'll be amazed at how small it is compared to New Parliament House. It was intended as a temporary building but was occupied for...
Reviewed on 23 Nov 2015
It was a highlight to sit on the front bench in the House of Reps, to take photos in the PM's office, see the cigarettes in the ash tray as if it were yesterday; the offices were so small; the press...
Reviewed on 22 Nov 2015
Set up as if the people are still working there. Walk through the corridors and offices with lots of displays and items of great historical significance. Brings back lots of memories to us baby...
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- Bicycle Rack
- Car park
- Coach Parking
- Conference/Convention Facilities
- First aid equipment
- Interactive Centre
- Parking for the Disabled
- Public Toilet
- Restaurant - Licensed
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- Toilet facilities for the Disabled