Museum Of Australian Democracy

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: King George Terrace, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2600, Canberra
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +02-62708222
  • Ticket Price: 2 AUD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Exhibition , Heritage Building

Visitors can experience an atmosphere steeped in history, revisit dramatic events and enjoy the 1920s architecture and fine design. The museum offers an exciting program of exhibitions and engaging activities which explain how the building, its spaces and objects connect us with Australian democracy. The architecture of Old Parliament House is worth discovering too, particularly the Members bar. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Canberra itinerary 1 day.

  • Child: 1 AUD, Concession: 1AUD, Family: 5 AUD

  • Route 6 stops on King George Terrace.
  • Take a bus routes 2, 3 and 6 on weekdays.
  • Take routes 934 and 935 on weekends and public holidays.
  • Routes 2, 3, 934 and 935 stop on Parkes Place and

  • Museum Cafe
  • The Lobby Restaurant
  • The Kitchen Cabinet

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  • Museum Of Australian Democracy Address: King George Terrace, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2600, Canberra
  • Museum Of Australian Democracy Contact Number: +02-62708222
  • Museum Of Australian Democracy Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Museum Of Australian Democracy Price: 2 AUD
  • Best time to visit Museum Of Australian Democracy(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Museum Of Australian Democracy: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 65.17% of people who visit Canberra include Museum Of Australian Democracy in their plan

  • 37.87% of people start their Museum Of Australian Democracy visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Museum Of Australian Democracy

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

69.38% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museum Of Australian Democracy

People normally club together National Library Of Australia and National Portrait Gallery while planning their visit to Museum Of Australian Democracy.

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  • My 3 year old and i love exploring old parliament house, especially Play Up! A purpose built area for children. It's a very welcoming space! Staff are all lovely and very relaxed with children exploring. The cafe also makes great coffee, very impressed they have lactose free milk!

  • We took the guided tour and our tour guide made this a great stop. He had interesting little bits and pieces to add and was able to tailor the tour to the people in the group. If you are thinking of coming here I would say take the guided tour for the extras that you will get. Hopefully you will get Murray like we did. Just a note that the first room is difficult to hear in because of echo and other things going on but the rest of the tour is easy to hear.

  • Canberra is a nice place, the capital of Australia. small but clean and people are good. The restaurants and stores closes early. The night is quiet. So you better go out early.

  • Old Parliament House Canberra houses the Museum of Australian Democracy. You can self guide or take a guided tour. Walk through the King's Hall sit in the leather chairs of both the old Senate & House of Representatives Chambers. Take a look at the Prime Ministers Suite. Well worth the visit.

  • Exceptional. Loved it. Missed the tour unfortunately but self explore was still lots of fun. Lots to see and do within the old worldly charm of fascinating architecture and wood panelling... 5 bucks for a family was unexpexted but decent as I suppose they use that for the upkeep of the building. I can imagine the go through a little bit of "Mr Sheen". Cheers.

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