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NCA Guides Joined by Local Hero

In the lead up to International Volunteers Day on 5 December, NCA guides will be joined by Dave Lewis from CBR Brave Ice Hockey Team as part of Volunteering ACT’s 25 Days of Volunteering Campaign. Come along and discover the National Capital Exhibition (NCE) with Dave and a NCA guide.

Date: 23 November 2014  Time: 10.00am-12.00pm Venue: NCE, Barrine Drive, Commonwealth Park

Click here for further information on the 25 Days of Volunteering Campaign

The Designed Capital Walking Tour

A walking tour will be held 22 November 2014 as part of the DESIGN Canberra 2014 weekend focussing on the early vision for the Capital through key architectural landmarks in the designed landscape.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:44
Little Griffins @ Brick by Brick

FREE program for toddlers and pre-schoolers at the National Capital Exhibtion, Barrine Drive, Commonwealth Park.

Bring your child along for songs, activities and lots of Duplo construction fun as a gentle introduction to the wonders of the National Capital.

Dates: 28 November & 12 December 2014

Time: 10.00am - 11.00am. No bookings required.

Boundless Canberra

Canberra’s first all abilities playground, Boundless – The Centenary of Canberra National Playground, is located on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin at Kings Park.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:23
Lake Burley Griffin Golden Jubilee

Lake Burley Griffin was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Robert Menzies on 17 October 1964.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014 13:02
Anzac Parade Self-Guided Walking Tour App

The Anzac Parade Self-Guided Tour App can be downloaded using the links below.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 09:09
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