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National Carillon ANZAC Recital

As a tribute to the unknown soldiers of the war of 1914 – 1918 a unique musical event, featuring original works from some of Australia's most eminent composers and evocative prose readings, will be held at the National Carillon on ANZAC Day.

The same recital will recital will be performed by Australian carillonists as part of international celebrations in Belgium at the Cloth Hall Carillon, Ypres 4 July 2014 and at St Rombouts Cathedral, Mechelen 7 July 2014.

Friday 25th April 2014, 5pm-6:30pm at The National Carillon, Aspen Island. Entrance to parking is via the northbound lanes of Kings Avenue Bridge

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:13
Easter Close Down

The National Capital Exhibition will be open on Easter Sunday but closed for the public holiday on 18, 19 and 21 of April. It will also be closed on ANZAC Day, 25 April. Blundells Cottage is closed on 19 April.

The National Capital Exhibtion is closed on all public holidays except Australia Day and Canberra Day.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 13:05
Volunteer led tours of ANZAC Parade

The NCA is running a series of free volunteer led walks on ANZAC Parade on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 14:41
Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital Exhibition

Create your own capital or replicate iconic buildings in Canberra using Lego and Duplo blocks at the National Capital Exhibition.


Last Updated on Monday, 02 September 2013 14:31
The Canberra Guide

The Canberra Guide, a smartphone app and mobile website for the National Capital is now available on the App Store, Google Play and via a mobile website. It is an easy, convenient way of finding out what's on around the capital.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 11:09
Online Tour Bookings

Guided tours of the National Capital Exhibition, Blundells Cottage, Anzac Parade and the Old Parliament House Gardens can be made directly via our online booking system. Bookings are essential for all school and group tours.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 February 2011 07:28
National Capital Exhibition

Discover the people, events, history and design of our unique capital city at the National Capital Exhibition. Multi-media models the present and future Canberra introduce visitors to a modern, planned city. Click here for more information on the National Capital Exhibition.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 May 2010 11:46