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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 128 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2015

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

I saw a building but learnt nothing of its history

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Sadly what I thought would be the highlighted of my visit to Canberra wasn't so, the building is well preserved but there isn't a lot of information about the building, it's history or the people...

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Almost taste the intrigue!

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This is "Old Parliament House" by a different name. What a fantastic visit. There were a number of upgrades underway which closed some areas of the museum even so, in the few hours we had available...

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A place of great significance in Australian Political history

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Brill! I love this museum. As you walk up the steps of this grand edifice, built as Australia's temporary parliament in the 20s, turn to face the Australian War Memorial and Mt Ainslie. You will be...

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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

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