Old Parliament House

Local nameOld Parliament House
LocationCanberra, Australia

Old Parliament House, known formerly as the Provisional Parliament House, was the seat of the Parliament of Australia from 1927 to 1988. The building began operation on 9 May 1927 after Parliament's relocation from Melbourne to the new capital, Canberra. In 1988, the Commonwealth Parliament transferred to the new Parliament House on Capital Hill. It also serves as a venue for temporary exhibitions, lectures and concerts.

On 2 May 2008 it was made an Executive Agency of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. On 9 May 2009, the Executive Agency was renamed the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, reporting to the Special Minister of State.

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Canberra: Parliament House 4.5-Hour Guided Tour and High Tea from 176 USD

Opening hours

Daily: 9 am – 5 pm
Closed on Christmas Day


Full: 2 $
Reduced: 1 $
Family: 5 $

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Parliament_House,_Canberra

Email info@moadoph.gov.au

Phone +61 2 6270 8222

Address 18 King George Terrace, Parkes, ACT 2600, Australia

Coordinates -35°18'8.459" N 149°7'46.677" E

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