Museum of Australian Democracy

Galleries, Museums and Collections

With authentically restored heritage spaces and inspiring contemporary exhibitions, the Museum of Australian Democracy offers an exciting adventure in one iconic building.

Let their guides take you on one of their daily tours to learn about the individuals and events of Australian democracy, in the very places where they occurred. Hear the echoes of the people, parties and prime ministers that shaped the nation as you discover Australia’s rich democratic history. Or, embark on a self-guided tour through time in the grand halls and offices of Australia’s most iconic heritage building.

Step back in time and visit the authentically preserved spaces of historic Old Parliament House, including the House of Representatives Chamber and Prime Minister’s Suite.

Discover exhibitions that celebrate the stories and spirit of Australian democracy and the power of the voices within it including Democracy DNA and Changemakers.


Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Games or recreation room Interactive Centre Interpretive Centre Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Australian Museums and Galleries Association


National Trust


$1 for children* and concession
$2 for adults
$5 for family

*Children under 5 are free

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