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Australian Parliament House

| The Parliamentary Triangle, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6277 5399
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The home of Australia's Parliament and the meeting place of a nation, Australian Parliament House offers visitors to Canberra a unique experience.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| The Parliamentary Triangle, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6277 5399
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend doing the free 40 minute tour of Parliament House. The guide was knowledgeable and made it interesting. It’s a magnificent building with marble columns and stairs and bannisters and parquet floors. The House of Reps and the Senate meeting rooms are beautiful...More

Thank ElleC1957
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful tour, grandchildren loved that they could actually see the Houses. Our tour guide (Eric) was informative. Beautiful building.

Thank Robyn T
Reviewed 3 days ago

A little bit difficult to find a parking spot and then the walk to get to Parliament House but I think it was worth the effort. Allow yourself plenty of time to be there before the scheduled tour. We were a bit late for, what...More

Thank Mal J
Reviewed 3 days ago

The New Australian Parliament House is an impressive building on a beautiful location and ready for a big future for Australia

Thank Jaguisti
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a few hours wandering around and were lucky to see question time in the Senate and House of Reps which were both different in their way. Worth a visit

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Take a few hours to enjoy Parliament House the architecture the portraits and an understanding of what happens and where. You only need a few hours but it is worth it I wish I had done many years ago

Thank L9832XSnickc
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was quite disappointed really. The security people are your first interaction and they're a bit jobsworthy. The building itself doesn't seem to have the gravitas of a seat of government. All the security staff inside are sitting around and there didn't seem to be...More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only had an hour to spare It was almost 5pm. We did a few laps of the old girl, worth doing just to get a sense of the size of the place. Used the U/G public car park. It's free if you stay less than...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Once we recovered from the shock of how much taxpayer money must go into the upkeep of this enormous piece of infrastructure, we were absorbed by the wonderful tour, led by one of the experienced tour guides. A must for all Australians.

Thank TaringaTravellers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highlight for students visiting Parliament House is the Role Play activity. This needs to be booked through the Sergeant of Arms office. I booked 12 months in advance to secure a suitable time. Students also enjoy going up to the roof of Parliament House. Great...More

Thank SVKay
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Mark G
22 August 2017|
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Response from FilBee | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to book but if you don't you will only be able to access unsold or unredeemed tickets... should there be any. Book on line through doubleU doubleU doubleU dot (TA won't let me provide the link... More
Janet B
9 October 2016|
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Response from Gauri2608 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Janet, Courtesy wheelchairs and strollers are available for loan, at no charge, from the information desk in the Marble Foyer. Visitors should contact Visitor Services on (02) 6277 5399 before arriving at Parliament... More
18 August 2016|
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Response from Mordeegirl | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, all other areas are open when the Houses are sitting, but the helpful staff will advise you.