Things to do in Canberra

Discover the home of the Australian story in Canberra in the national museums, galleries and attractions.


Museums

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The National Museum of Australia

Museum explores the key issues, events and people that have shaped and influenced the nation. There’s something for everyone, from hands-on interactive displays, to guided tours, waterfront dining and more!4 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone:+61 02 6208 5000
Website: www.nma.gov.au

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CSIRO Discovery

Take an interactive journey through CSIRO and Australian science history at CSIRO Discovery. See research in action in the laboratories. Do hands-on experiments in the Optuslab.4 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone:+61 02 6246 4646
Website: www.csiro.au/discovery

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Questacon (National Science & Technology)

Experience Questacon the National Science and Technology Centre.With over 200 hands-on exhibits visitors of all ages will journey through the wonderful world of science. 9 minute drive from Tall Trees. Phone:+61 02 6270 2800
Website:www.questacon.edu.au


National Treasures

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Parliament House

Canberra’s most visited attraction. Take an informative tour, view the prized art collection, or observe our parliament in action from the public gallery.10 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone:+61 02 6277 5399
Website: www.aph.gov.au/visit_parliament

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The Arboretum

The recently opened National Arboretum Canberra features 100 forests of rare and symbolic trees from Australia and around the world. 19 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone: 13 22 81
Website: http://www.nationalarboretum.act.gov.au/

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National Australian Mint

Visit the Mint, where every single Australian coin is made. While wandering through the Mint's observation gallery you can look into the coin production factory. 14 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone: 02 6202 6999
Website: http://www.ramint.gov.au/

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Cockington Green Miniature Village

into this delightful and fascinating display of meticulously crafted miniature buildings set within beautifully landscaped gardens to make your Canberra visit complete. 15 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone: 02 6230 2273
Website: www.cockingtongreen.com.au

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The National Archives

The National Archives of Australia can best be described as the memory of our nation – collecting and preserving Australian Government records that reflect our history and identity. 10 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone:02 6212 3600
Website: www.naa.gov.au

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The National Library

See the beautiful, the rare and the unexpected at the National Library of Australia.print materials include books, serials, maps, newspapers, music and ephemera.10 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone: 02 6262 1111
Website: www.nla.gov.au


Art

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National Gallery

Australia’s finest art collection.Visit more than 100,000 works of art and world-class art exhibitions. 11 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone: +61 02 6240 6411
Website: www.nga.gov.au

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The National Portrait Gallery

The new National Portrait Gallery buildingdisplays some 400 portraits of people who have shaped Australia and who continue to shape our nation.10 minute drive from Tall Trees.
Phone: 02 6102 7000
Website: www.portrait.gov.au

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