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.
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An old coat rescued. Sir Edmund Barton revealed. In this exhibition you will discover an intriguing tale of power, prestige and Australia’s changing ties to Britain.
Picture yourself in Australia's democracy by projecting your self-portrait onto the walls of King’s Hall.
PLAY UP: stand up, dress up, make up, think up and step up.
The voices and memories of some of the Australians and South African expatriates who worked hard over decades to bring about the end of apartheid.
Behind the Lines 2015 celebrates the role of political cartoonists in Australia.
This year we celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta
To mark the 75th anniversary of Sir Robert Menzies becoming PM for the first time, we invited John Howard to curate this exhibition.
The outbreak of the First World War was the first crisis for the new Australian nation.
Happy and Glorious commemorates the first visit to Australia by Queen Elizabeth II
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Looking for a winter escape or need an incentive for your friends or family to visit you this winter?
The Hansard Monologues: Age of EntitlementEvent
Dissects the passion and the policies, the lies and the lifestyle choices, the spills and the sex appeal of the 44th Parliament of Australia.