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Democracy: Are You In?

Learn more about your role in a healthy, balanced democracy.  


Main floor

Understand threats to democracy and recognise the power of your voice in making change. Learn how to get informed, get involved and shape Australian democracy.

From the badges and pins that changed lawmakers' minds to a fragment of the Berlin Wall, discover the remarkable stories of ordinary people fighting for their democratic rights.

Visitors admiring the exhibition

A signed rainbow flag from the exhibition

Badges on display

Plan your visit

A video with bright flickering lights and a loud, unexpected soundtrack plays every time someone enters the room.

There are some dimly lit sections of the exhibition.

There are opportunities to use touch screens and complete activities with pen and paper.