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Prime Ministers Portraits tour

Prime Ministers Portrait
Prime Ministers Portrait

Overview

Come face to face with the history of Australia’s Prime Ministers on a guided tour of highlights from the Historic Memorials Collection, the nation’s longest running commissioning art program.

Discover insights into Australia’s political leaders and artists, and explore changes in the history of portraiture in Australia. You will see well-known portraits including William Dargie's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, Ivor Hele's portrait of Robert Menzies and Clifton Pugh’s portrait of Gough Whitlam.

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“See Parliament House in Canberra”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2d ago by C8428BFchrisw

Ticked off this must see attraction in Canberra when we visited. Easy to follow the directions through to parking under the building etc. Go through security and then you have a range of options - we...

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“The Centre of Democracy ?”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1w ago by Dan L

Monolith of a building but architecturally very elegant and eyecatching with the Australian flag flying high above. We visited on Reconciliation Day, thus no hot air in either Chamber with all...

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“See our government at work”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by KathrynS400SA

We visited on a sitting day and the eve of the budget. Pleased to see our politicians at work. Question time. More than the bites we see on TV. A stunning building.

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