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Old Parliament House Gardens

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Interesting visit with stories

Loved our visit to old Parliament House. Obviously because it’s no longer occupied, you are able to... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2019
Mckinnon, Australia
via mobile
Awesome Gardens.

These gardens are absolutely beautiful. Stroll thought the rose gardens or Have a hit if tennis... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
Bannockburn, Australia
via mobile
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“rose gardens”(4 reviews)
“hoi polloi”(2 reviews)
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King George Terrace, Canberra, Australia
+61 1300 554 114
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Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Loved our visit to old Parliament House. Obviously because it’s no longer occupied, you are able to access a lot more. Along with the stories from the guide and explanations about the operation of the place, it made the day really interesting. Plus the look...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fussyeater66
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

These gardens are absolutely beautiful. Stroll thought the rose gardens or Have a hit if tennis. They are maintained beautifully especially love the women in politics time line.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nikkilj79
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Fabulous buildings fabulous gardens well worth a visit. Take your and enjoy the surroundings of this wonderful place

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lois233
Reviewed 24 December 2018

I liked that Old Parliament House Gardens. It had a fountain and on the floor we could learn about representatives. I liked the rose gardens the most. They were sublime. They smelled good and they were attractive! We were there for at least an hour....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is free entry and they offer free guided tours, which we did. The guide had so much knowledge and it was very educational. Beautiful old government building, well taken care of. The garden was pretty, but will be even better when the roses bloom....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Makingmemories13
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful building filled with great artefacts and an interesting and insightful look at government through the decades.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kellycarr
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The exhibitions and the courtyard gardens are great. But the refurbished Members’ Dining Room has emerged as a very classy place for lunch or coffee. Pleasant staff and tasty food options. When you are starting to feel museumed out - well this is right on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johndI7607TO
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I went to Canberra over a school trip. We stopped here on the 25th of June and it was absolutely beautiful. We all enjoyed it. The flowers were open still and lots of photo opportunities occurred. One of the most amazing experiences I have had....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank oliviadiack
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Everyone seems to flock to Canberra for Florida, or to see the National Monuments (including the Old Parliament House), however very few spend the time exploring the surrounding gardens. Please take the time to look around, strolling through the amazing rose gardens. Well worth it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dmo73
Reviewed 21 June 2018

My visit to the gardens before heading in to Old Parliament House and it was a lovely area. I seriously can't wait to see it all in bloom and will definitely be worth a visit back to Canberra just for the bloom!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank marg972
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