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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


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

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11 Wentworth Ave, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

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TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 6mos ago by Edward S

We did the Beginners Glassblowing 2 day course. It was FANTASTIC!! The teacher Rob was excellent and we did most things totally hands on. We ended up with 5 very reasonable to excellent blown...

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“Very interesting”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 11mos ago by Katary55

We went on a Sunday so we could also attend the market next door. It was interesting. Restauraunts are also within walking distance and parking is reasonable.

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TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by 920katerinap

what we liked the most, apart from the excellent artworks, was that we had the opportunity to see the whole process. Do not miss it!

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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 rating388 reviews
Kingston, ACT