Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew

Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

Visit the Living Stones exhibition at the historic neo-gothic Church of St. Andrew, the closest church in Australia to the Commonwealth Parliament. See its magnificent stained glass and ornate woodwork, hear the organ, ring the bells then visit the adjacent St Andrew's House, built in 1928.

Discover how pioneering Church members helped to build the emerging capital.

These heritage listed buildings with a Guided Tour and Exhibition, will be of particular interest to visitors to Canberra, to students studying Society, Culture and Religious Studies, those interested in Canberra's History and Development, those attracted to Architecture, Design and Stained Glass.

Enjoy this special spot at the heart of the nation.

  • Exterior view of the Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew
    Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew
  • People viewing exhibition at inside the Church
    Church of St. Andrew exhibition
  • Exterior wooden door of the Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew
    Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew door

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Only on the first Wednesday of the months February to June and August to November: commencing 11.00am or other times by prior arrangement

COSTS

Free

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

Presbyterian Church of St. Andrew

1 State Circle, Forrest, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Carpark

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 15 REVIEWS

Ranked #103 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

“Friendly People”

Reviewed on 20/02/2019

I was staying with my brother and his wife in Canberra, and being Sunday, and they being Christians, they were heading to their church, the Presbyterian Church of St Andrew.

While I am not a...

Review by

David B

“A lovely warm haven .. beautiful old stone church.”

Reviewed on 20/07/2017

We came here for a funeral and could not fault the proceedings and the solemnity of the service conducted in this church. A good spread was provided in the adjoining church hall and the congregation...

Review by

OldTar

“St Andrews Church is a beautiful community...”

Reviewed on 01/08/2016

Attended a funeral service on 1 August, 2016 for our dear friend Cathy Smail which was held at this church. The choir was magnificent, the church was lovely and warm with under-seat heating which is...

Review by

OldTar

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