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Free Saturday Heritage Tour

Heritage Tour at Canberra Glassworks
Historic Building
Heritage Tour
Heritage Tour at Canberra Glassworks
Historic Building
Heritage Tour

Overview

Canberra Glassworks invites you on a special tour of Canberra’s oldest public building, the Kingston Powerhouse which celebrated its centenary in 2015. Designed by John Smith Murdoch, the Power House was the heartbeat of Canberra in its early years. It powered the development of this built city, housed its telecommunications system and provided employment for many people across the region.

This free tour will take visitors through the building, exposing some of its historic features and some creative contemporary glass additions too. Bookings Essential!

This tour is recommended for all people ages 8+

Most Saturdays from 11am | Duration 45 min | Tour max 6 people

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
11 Wentworth Ave, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 391 reviews

“Poor customer service.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by C0nferencedelegate

After the three e-reminders and fronting up at 10.45am to be ready for the 11am tour, I was told to "take a seat and the tour guide will be with you at 11 o'clock...". At 11:00 I approached the front...

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“Lift my glass in salute”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by Frank F

If visiting Canberra put the Glassworks on the top of your list of attractions. The facility is housed in a refurbished power station with incredible heavy duty architecture still present. The...

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“Fabulous glass blowing!”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by Tamsin H

A fantastic space with a gift shop, exhibition space and glass blowing studios - both hot and cold. An interesting building and well worth a visit.

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  • Half Day or Less
  • On-site Experience
  • Small Group Tour

See also

Behind-the-scenes Weekday Tour

Glassworks Behind the Scenes History Tour

by Canberra Glassworks Tours

TripAdvisor rating391 reviews
Kingston, ACT