The Lanyon historic precinct is set in a landscape of great natural beauty. Stroll in the rambling gardens, visit the restored 1850’s homestead and the courtyard buildings. Changing exhibitions focus on different aspects of Australian country life. A wide range of interactive educational and community programs are also available. Cafe and gift shop on site.
Discover Australia’s history through exhibitions, events and more. See Australia’s ‘birth certificates’ in the Federation Gallery – often open for ‘sneak peeks’. Exhibitions range from banned books to artwork, historic photographs to spies’ secrets. Delve into your family history in the Reading Room, browse in the store or visit their website to explore the Archives […]
See the beautiful, the rare and the unexpected at the National Library of Australia on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Enjoy unparalleled access to Australia’s documentary heritage. Australian print materials include books, serials, maps, newspapers, music and ephemera. Search for online publications and unpublished material such as manuscripts, pictures and oral history. You can […]
The National Arboretum Canberra features 94 forests of rare, endangered and symbolic trees from around Australia and the world. Many of the trees are still young but two of the forests are nearly 100 hundred years old. Over 44,000 trees from over 100 countries are growing across the huge 250 hectare (618 acre) site, making […]
The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial’s purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.