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The unique, original furnishings of Old Parliament House. 


Main floor

Explore Old Parliament House’s fascinating furnishings in this exhibition.  

From seating and signage right down to the wastepaper bins, much of it was designed especially for the building by its architect, John Smith Murdoch.  

Among the more unusual pieces are a barber's chair and a mysterious marble table for Kemakko – a game no one today knows how to play.  

A barber's chair

A chaise sofa with side table and bookshelf built into the wall

A clock and wooden signs

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This exhibition is dimly lit.