Old Parliament House

Built in 1927, this magnificent heritage building was the seat of political power for more than sixty years. Today, you can relive the dramatic stories behind the rise and fall of governments through an ever-changing program of events, tours, exhibitions and workshops. Take a fascinating guided tour or wander the corridors solo to discover the architectural detail of Kings Hall, the Prime Ministers Suite and the Chambers. Old Parliament House is also home to Australia's National Portrait Gallery, which celebrates the achievements of the people who have helped to shape Australia and includes portraits of a wide range of subjects from Captain Cook to Kylie Minogue

Address: 
King George Terrace, Parkes, ACT
Tel: 
0262708222
Hours: 
Daily 9.00am - 5.00pm, Closed Christmas Day
Admission: 
$2.00 Adults, $1.00 Children & Concessions, $5.00 Family
Facilities: 
Café & Bar, Old Parliament Shop, Guided tours, Education programs, Disabled access, Brochure available, Conference facilities & venue hire
Collection: 
The National Portrait Gallery, situated at Old Parliament House, has a permanent collection of portraiture. For more information see separate guide entry for the National Portrait Gallery or visit their website at http://www.portrait.gov.au
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