Previously known as the Old Court House Museum, and originally opened in 1885, the museum was rebuilt due to a destructive fire in 1903. Nowadays, the museum houses collections of historic importance to the region such as displays concerning daily life, crime and punishment, period costume, militaria and geology of Batemans Bay.
A vibrant place in the heart of the city, Canberra Museum and Gallery celebrates the region’s social history and visual arts with dynamic exhibitions and unique programs and events. Showcasing Canberra Museum and Gallery’s permanent collection in the Canberra Stories Gallery, along with five other gallery spaces, the gallery offers a variety of changing exhibitions. […]
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 […]
Visit this vibrant centre for the experience of contemporary art. Canberra Contemporary Art Space is dedicated to the generation, presentation and promotion of innovative contemporary visual arts practice in Australia. Its program of exhibitions, performances, artists’ talks and publications aims provide opportunities for artists in the ACT to exhibit their work within a context of […]
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.