Museum of Australian Democracy

Galleries, Museums and Collections

With authentically restored heritage areas and inspiring contemporary exhibitions, MoAD offers an exciting adventure in one iconic building.

Let our guides take you on the popular Building History tour to learn more about the history of Old Parliament House or explore our latest exhibitions at your own pace.

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 our democracy and the power of our voices within it including Democracy. Are You In? and Yours Faithfully.

Due to current restrictions, things will be a little different than usual, but we still have our signature MoAD welcome ready for you. The health and safety of our visitors and staff is important to us and we encourage you to help us protect our community. Please book your free Museum Pass before you arrive to avoid a wait and if you feel unwell, please postpone your visit.

We have been working hard to implement increased hygiene protocols and you can learn more about those here.

If you cannot come to us just yet, experience MoAD online through our website and social media channels. You can virtually visit the Behind the Lines exhibition online or take part in weekly craft sessions through On Air PlayUP.


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

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Australian Museums and Galleries Association


National Trust


From AU$1.00

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

*Children under 5 are free

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