Must see points of interest in Canberra

Here's a list of Must see points of interest in Canberra recommended by our experts:

Australian War Memorial

Museum in Canberra
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The Australian War Memorial is one of the world's great museums. It is also the premier archive and centre for research into the history of Australian ...

National Gallery Of Australia

Museum in Canberra
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The Gallery will also present a touring exhibition Federation to Federal Capital 1900-1913 that will bring together major works by iconic Australian artists ...

Questacon

Museum in Canberra
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Questacon - the National Science and Technology Centre, is located on the southern shore of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra, Australia. It is a large centre ...

Lake Burley Griffin

Lake/River/Water body in Canberra
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Spend time on or around beautiful Lake Burley Griffin in central Canberra. The lake covers 664 hectares with a shoreline of 40.5 kilometres, so you have plenty ...

National Portrait Gallery

Museum in Canberra
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See the portraits of over 400 people who've shaped the nation at the National Portrait Gallery. Be amazed at the works of art reflecting Australia's history, ...

Mount Ainslie Lookout

Place to Visit in Canberra
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Mount Ainslie for sensational 360 degree scenic views across the city and surrounding country of the Australian Capital Territory. Mount Ainslie marks the ...

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Museum in Canberra
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Indulge yourself and escape from the city in this beautiful national collection of Australian plants at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Offering a ...

Mount Ainslie

Mountain in Canberra
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Rising up behind the Australian War Memorial in Canberra is Mount Ainslie. At its peak is Mount Ainslie Lookout which offers a beautiful view of the Nation's ...

National Museum Of Australia

Museum in Canberra
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National Museum of Australia is a social history museum. It explore the land, nation and people of Australia. They focus on Indigenous histories and cultures, ...

Old Parliament House Gardens

Garden/Botanical Garden in Canberra
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These gardens offer a pleasant, rose filled place to pause in the heart of the Parliamentary Zone. Located on either side of Old Parliament House are the House ...

Namadgi National Park

Wildlife Park in Canberra
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Namadgi is the Aboriginal word for the mountains south-west of Canberra. The park was declared in 1984 and has an area of 106,095 hectares, making up 46 per ...

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

Museum in Canberra
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As part of NASA's Deep Space Network, they provide the vital two-way radio link with dozens of robotic spacecraft exploring the Solar System and beyond. Just a ...

National Film And Sound Archive

Museum in Canberra
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The National Film and Sound Archive is Australia's living archive, capturing a part of Australia's memory that can actually be experienced in 'living' vision ...

Black Mountain Tower

Museum in Canberra
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This functional communications tower rises 195 m above the summit of Black Mountain, providing 360 degree views of Canberra and the countryside around it from a...

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Zoo in Canberra
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Tidbinbilla offers outstanding wildlife viewing, bushwalking, great BBQ spots and fun for kids on the Discovery Playground. The nature reserve borders Namadgi ...

National Dinosaur Museum

Museum in Canberra
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Discover how dinosaurs evolved and interacted amid skeletons, life-like models, and moving robotic dinosaurs. Exhibits trace earth's dynamic geological history ...

Commonwealth Park

Place to Visit in Canberra

Take a walk or have a picnic on the lawns in this beautifully landscaped park in the city, right on the edge of Lake Burley Griffin. You'll find interesting ...

Royal Australian Mint

Museum in Canberra

The Royal Australian Mint is one of Canberra's real gems. See where every coin in the pockets of millions of Aussies is originally made. Check out the coin ...

The National Arboretum Canberra

Place to Visit in Canberra
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The National Arboretum is Canberra's newest attraction. It's a living museum, entertainment facility and events venue offering a unique visitor experience. Set ...

Big Splash Waterpark

Activity Place in Canberra
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Big Splash for a full day of fun & frolic for the whole family. Let your family experience the true meaning of extreme fun, excitement and comfort in a safe ...

Scope Mount Stromlo

Restaurant in Canberra

Scope Mount Stromlo affords visitors sweeping views of the Brindabella Ranges, with floor to ceiling windows framing a 180 degree view - from the Cotter Dam ...

Canberra Glassworks

Museum in Canberra
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See professional glass artists at work. Make your own glass paperweight, bird or bauble in the Hotshop. Take introductory glass courses from the experts and see...

National Zoo & Aquarium

Place to Visit in Canberra
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Australia's only combined Zoo and Aquarium is privately owned and situated just five minutes from the centre of Canberra. The National Zoo and Aquarium gives ...

Floriade

Event Place in Canberra
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Floriade is a flower and entertainment festival held annually in Canberra's Commonwealth Park featuring extensive displays of flowering bulbs with integrated ...

National Carillon

Place to Visit in Canberra

The National Carillon is a striking 50 metre tall architectural landmark. It is also an impressive musical instrument with 55 bronze bells, each weighing ...