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Museum of Australian Democracy

Old Parliament House 18 King George Tce | Parkes, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 8222
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Well worth a visit

Went on a Sunday morning and arrived for a guided tour with Ross. I was the only one which was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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the old paliment house build in the centry 1926

the history of canberra started paliment here from john curtin priminister of australia to goath... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Weston, Australia
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Housed in one of Australia’s most-loved buildings, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House brings the journey of Australian democracy to life— presenting its past, present and possible futures.Enjoy a range of innovative exhibitions, tours and exhibitions that challenge and inspire. There are also special activities and spaces for children to explore.Open 9am - 5pm 7 days a week, except Christmas DayAdmission: $2.00 Adults $1.00 Concession $5.00 FamilyAll exhibitions free after entryAssisted entry available
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Old Parliament House 18 King George Tce | Parkes, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 8222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday morning and arrived for a guided tour with Ross. I was the only one which was great as it gave us more time and Ross explained everything in great detail. Was awesome to see both houses of Parliament and sit down,...More

Thank reeciesezzie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the history of canberra started paliment here from john curtin priminister of australia to goath whitlem . great floors .

Thank ray12031924
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting array of small exhibitions but the building is the real star. Would certainly visit again.

Thank WigglePicker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always end up here on a visit to Canberra there are changing exhibitions and this time had the political cartoons. Fascinating to see the conditions people worked in right up to 1988.

Thank Julie1958594
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is really interesting as it is our old Parliament and it looks as if it been preserved from the day they left in the 1980s. Visit the Senate and House of Reps along with other areas such as the Press rooms and Prime...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

MOAD is great tour combining brilliantly restored historical building with core Australian political history. Excellent permanent exhibitions plus temporary displays. Tour guides are very knowledgable about the building-which is like a time capsule- and Australian political history. Cafe on front verandah has simple food but...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

An inspiring and interesting place to visit. It is soaked in history and you can visit the chambers, cabinet room, prime minister's office and galleries. Well worth a visit if you come to Canberra. Be sure to stroll in the rose gardens.

Thank SusieS994
Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you are into politics or modern history then this is a gem that is totally like stepping into a time machine all the rooms are fit out like the 70s 80s and has an interesting 20 minute video of recent prime ministers discussing the...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We visited old Parliament house and took the free tour. The guide was very informative and had some good stories to tell. It's not hard to imagine what political intrigue would have been going on in the corridors! Very good to see the old parliament...More

Thank SuzePeth
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Charming and comfortable to walk around. Old world charm is what seems to come to mind. It's good to know your small entry fee contributes to the upkeep of a beautifully built building. Free guided tours are available but easy to stroll around and take...More

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