National Library of Australia
This library has since accumulated over six million items since being established in 1901, most of which can be accessed in the reading...
National Portrait Gallery
This gallery tells the story of Australia through its faces – from wax cameos of Aboriginal tribespeople to colonial portraits of the...
High Court of Australia
The grandiose High Court was dubbed 'Gar's Mahal' when it opened in 1980, a reference to Sir Garfield Barwick, chief justice during the...
Located in the foyer of Old Parliament House (hence the pun in its name), this cracker of a cafe serves sandwiches, pies, quiches, a...
Lonely Planet review
This hands-on science and technology centre is a child magnet due to its lively, educational and just-plain-fun interactive exhibits. Kids can explore the physics of sport, athletics and fun parks, cause tsunamis and take shelter from cyclones and earthquakes. Exciting science shows, presentations and puppet shows are included in the admission price.