Magna Carta—An Australian Story

Exhibition and Shows

4 Jan 2019 to 3 Feb 2020

Magna Carta is one of the most famous and significant documents for democracy and human rights around the world.

First written in 1215, it set down rules limiting the power of the monarchy and safeguarding basic human rights and freedoms. Over its long history it has been reinterpreted as an icon of justice and liberty. In this exhibition, created with the assistance of the British Library, explore the history and relevance of Magna Carta from an Australian perspective.

The Magna Carta: An Australian Story exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy takes you on a journey through the history of the Magna Carta. You will discover the spirit and legacy of the Magna Carta and learn the significance it plays in Australia’s democratic history.

Facilities

Cafe Carpark Conference/Convention Facilities Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Meetings and Events Australia Museums Australia Museums Australia Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Restaurant Shop

Event Times

4 Jan 2019 to 3 Feb 2020

Daily Event

Venue

Museum of Australian Democracy

18 King George Terrace, Parkes, 2600

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