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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 #7 of 150 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2015

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

Great for history and political buffs!

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An excellent display of Australia's fine democratic system, Old Parliament House is a must! You're even able to walk into both cambers and sit in the exact place where many past Prime Ministers have...

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Well worth the visit

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It was amazing to walk through the corridors where history was made for our country. A real trip down memory lane with the items on display. You can go into the Prime Minister's office and see where...

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Excellent!

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Visited the Museum of Australian democracy and was not disappointed. The curators have worked hard to keep the place feeling like it's the 1980's and you can imagine Bob Hawke sitting in his office...

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CONTACT

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ADDRESS

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

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EMAIL

info@moadoph.gov.au

WEB

www.moadoph.gov.au

PHONE NUMBER

02 6270 8222

FAX NUMBER

02 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