Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

Galleries, Museums and Collections

MoAD will temporarily close to onsite visitors from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice to support Australia’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. Our top priority is the health and safety of all Australians including our visitors, staff and volunteers.

A national icon of superb design and historical significance, Old Parliament House in Canberra is home to the Museum of Australian Democracy. As the first and only museum dedicated to telling the story of Australian democracy, the museum offers a range of innovative exhibitions, tours and activities for all ages.

Be inspired by amazing stories of ordinary people who actively fought to shape today’s society, discover where Australia has come from and get involved in where the country is headed.

Forty five minute guided tour available at 10.45 am, 11.45 am, 1.45 pm and 2.45 pm daily.


Art & Culture Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Disabled access available Family Food & Wine Free Wifi History & Heritage Interactive Centre International Lockers Museums Australia Museums Galleries Australia National Trust Public Toilet Restaurant Shop Shop / Gift Shop


From AU$1.00

$5 Family rate

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