NAIDOC Week gives us an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.
A national icon, a place of great beauty, magnificent design and historical significance, Old Parliament House is home to the Museum of Australian Democracy.
Enjoy a range of innovative exhibitions, tours and public programs that challenge and inspire. There are also special activities and spaces for children to explore. Finish your visit in one of our two beautiful cafés.
As one of Australia’s most cherished and important buildings, Old Parliament House is a great venue for conferences, events, formals, dinners and weddings.
Celebrating the spirit of Australian democracy and the power of your voice within it!
Open daily 9am–5pm
(closed Christmas Day)
$2 adults, $1 children and concessions, $5 family
18 King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra
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From the Collection
This room adjoins the Cabinet anteroom (M90) and was used as a kitchen. Cabinet meetings were often long and demanding and it was important that Ministers had access to certain facilities during these meetings. This room and the anteroom (where a large table of refreshments was often set up) gave Cabinet Ministers the chance to quickly help themselves…