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Australian Parliament House

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The home of Australia's Parliament and the meeting place of a nation, Australian Parliament House offers visitors to Canberra a unique experience.
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| The Parliamentary Triangle, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6277 5399
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you're interested in Australian politics, you can't go past a visit to the Parliament buildings in Canberra. While Parliament is in session, tickets can be booked to watch Question Time, and you can sit and watch the daily activities in both the House of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

New Parliament House in Canberra is a bit of an odd thing to considder as a tourist attraction and whilst it should be compulsory for all Australians, it turned out to be a good place to take a visiting friend. During this visit, parliament was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for the veterans day service it was real enjoyable . There were plenty of people there of all ages. Before the service we were inside and got to look around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamesl890
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went twice, first on a Sunday and had a great tour of both houses and the great hall. The guide was superb and so engaging. Lots of good photo opportunities. It is an impressive building and Australian's should be proud of it. Then we booked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter_Clare_50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unusual but still distinctive building as our parliamentary landmark. Best part is the view back looking towards the Australian War Memorial. Truly awesome sight.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Del C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We elected to take Canberra a stop at a time, so we had no plans to take the guided tour of the Parliament House. I am so glad we did. Our tour guide was outstanding. He covered the history of Australia from its founding/federation through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CharlotteJacket
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed gaining an understanding of the planning and intentions of building the House. Great to see a lot of our history and heritage has been combined into the building. All staff were friendly and really made us feel welcome. Got into question time in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 644brettw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife's nephew took us to Canberra, the capital of Australia, and we visited the Australian Parliament House, which is okay in design and architecture , but no way near as great or classic looking in terms of its design or architecture in comparison to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 811michael
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parliament House is huge and lots to see, it is best to go on a tour. We really enjoyed lunch here, there was lots to pick from and I had a beautiful fresh soup and my son had an aweseome pizza.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 885natashaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was great! We did the tour which I highly recommend and the tour guide was quite funny and they took us in some areas that are also closed to the general public , it has very meaningful and historical objects that explain our society...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mark G
22 August 2017|
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Response from Phil J | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to book but if you don't you will only be able to access unsold or unredeemed tickets... should there be any. Book on line through doubleU doubleU doubleU dot (TA won't let me provide the link... More
Janet B
9 October 2016|
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Response from Gauri2608 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Janet, Courtesy wheelchairs and strollers are available for loan, at no charge, from the information desk in the Marble Foyer. Visitors should contact Visitor Services on (02) 6277 5399 before arriving at Parliament... More
18 August 2016|
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Response from Mordeegirl | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, all other areas are open when the Houses are sitting, but the helpful staff will advise you.