Explore the Exhibition 

The National Capital Exhibition is an essential stop on any tour of the National Capital. Explore the past, present and potential futures of the capital through displays featuring the people, events, history and design of this unique, modern, planned city. Discover the people behind the design – Walter Burley Griffin and his wife Marion.

Don’t miss:

  • Learn about the Story of Canberra
  • The Story of Canberra – a short film in the Foundations Theatre

Meet the Capital

Free guided tour every day at 11 am

Group tour bookings for National Capital Exhibition can be made online

Little Griffins

Last Friday of the month, details here

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday - 9 am to 5 pm 

Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 4 pm

Closed public holidays except Australia Day and Canberra Day.

Lovely lunch spot: Picnic facilities are available at Regatta Point.

Parking facilities: Easily accessible parking facilities are available for coaches within walking distance of the National Capital Exhibition.

Extensive pay car parking is available. One hour parking and short-stay pay parking are available

For more information contact:

Phone: (02) 6272 2902
Fax: (02) 6247 1875
E-mail: nce@nca.gov.au

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