Canberra's city centre is constantly transforming. Every time you visit you'll discover a new shop or fresh eatery opening its doors.
Highlights of the area
Large shopping district
From small independent shops to Canberra's largest mall, you can buy almost anything you desire in the city.
Local arts scene
With a theatre, neighbouring galleries and a museum you can spend all day perusing Canberra's creative side.
Great food and nightlife
With great food options for any budget or taste enjoy dinner before exploring the city's nightlife.
Canberra Museum and Gallery
The Canberra Museum and Gallery cares for a collection of some 5000 social history and visual art objects which help tell the stories of the Canberra region. Pop into the Canberra Stories Gallery to learn about the history of the capital before admiring the works of Sir Sidney Nolan, including some works depicting Ned Kelly.
Make time to explore the five other gallery spaces that house ever-changing exhibitions and have a cuppa at the cafe. Why not head to neighbouring Craft ACT's exhibition space afterwards for a double dose of culture?
The city neighbourhood guide
Browse our City Neighbourhood Guide, full of local recommendations, tips on the newest restaurants, and bucket list experiences.