Parliament House is the meeting place for the Australian Parliament. It’s open 364 days a year and is particularly interesting to visit when Parliament are sitting.
Things to do in Canberra
The National Gallery of Australia is the national art museum of Australia.
The Australian War Memorial is Australia’s national memorial to Australians that served in the armed forces.
Old Parliament House is an Australian icon and served the Parliament of Australia from 1927 to 1988. It now houses the Museum of Australian Democracy.
Australian National Botanic Gardens maintains a collection of native plants from around Australia.
The National Film and Sound Archive hosts Australia’s historical audiovisual archive.
The Australian Institute of Sport is a sports training institution. The campus is around 65 hectares. Refer to the Experience AIS website for details.
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve offers bushwalking, barbeque spots and wildlife viewing.
People travel from all over the world to visit Floriade each year. Floriade is a Spring festival flower display held in Commonwealth Park. It runs from 16 September to 15 October 2017. Floriade Program
Manuka Oval is one of the main sporting ovals in Canberra with a seating capacity of 13,550. It remains the premier venue for cricket and AFL events in Canberra.