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Address: | The Parliamentary Triangle, Canberra 2600, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6277 5399
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The home of Australia's Parliament and the meeting place of a nation,...

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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Watching Democracy

Lucky to be invited to The Speaker's Gallery in The House of Reps to see question time on the last sitting day. Very theatrical and quite interesting although I was disappointed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lucky to be invited to The Speaker's Gallery in The House of Reps to see question time on the last sitting day. Very theatrical and quite interesting although I was disappointed by the poor level of debate - reminded me of school when the teacher stepped out of class. The building itself is wonderful and fitting of the seat of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A attended a free 45 minutes tour which was fantastic. Essential viewing when visiting the capital of Australia.

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't really know what to say.. a lot of staff and yet protesters still appeared to get through this week. We couldn't even get in with a tshirt with writing on it!

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's impressive how open the building is and how friendly the staff are. We went to snap a few photos of my son on the rooftop lawn before they close it off and then went inside for a look around. Then we came out and cooled our feet in the forecourt pond. Very worthwhile and you'd have to give it... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very impressed with the history and openness of the building and friendliness of the staff. The cafe could have done with a greater selection of eats.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A true modern Australian Icon in every sense - except the quality of the decisions by the people who are elected to work in the building.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Marble Hall is an architectural wonder. It is a beautiful space & worth finding out more about the design elements. And you can buy a bottle of the Parliamentary Librarians Gin in the gift shop !

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A huge building which befits the grandiose business it has to do. Well worth a few hours to look around it.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The seat of Australian Government really is a building to behold. Accessible until 5pm Monday to Friday, with easy undercover parking. Outside magnificent vistas. Definitely worth a visit.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visitors are well received and welcomed after the inevitable security check. The quality of the building and the fittings is really impressive as you might expect from the legislature of a major country. A really good experience in the building and the roof terrace allows you to see the layout of Canberra really well.

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