National Carillon

Landmarks and Buildings

The National Carillon is a bell tower housing 57 bells, including one installed in 2020, which carries a welcome to Ngunnawal Country and is known as the Ngunnawal Bell. These bells are played by a carillonist, using a keyboard known as a clavier, inside the tower. Regular, free, concerts are performed on Wednesday and Sunday from 12:30- 1:20. Enjoy these from Aspen Island or vantage points such as the amphitheatre outside the National Gallery of Australia or Kings Park.

The National Carillon was a gift of the British Government to the people of Australia in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Capital and includes automatic Westminster chimes like Big Ben.

Facilities

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Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe

Rates

Free Entry

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