Free Things To Do in Canberra

Australian and international tourists to the national capital Canberra will not only appreciate the spaciousness of the city, but will also find that the city is full of fantastic experiences and scenic photo opportunities. Due to the fact that a lot of the city has been designed as a public space there are any number of free things to do in Canberra. This includes tours of the Old Parliament House and the curent Federal Parliament, which is one of the worlds most interesting and famous pieces of architecture. The areas surrounding Canberra is filled with national parks and nature reserves, which adds to the truly Australian feeling of being in the bush.

Below is a list of the most popular things to do in Canberra:

Explore the National Film & Sound Archives        

For an interesting and educational experience in Canberra spend a day wandering through over 1.6 million works that are help at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. This rich audiovisual collection ..... Read More Details

Step Back in Time at Blundell's Cottage        

Ideally situated on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin is the historic homestead known as Blendell's Cottage. Originally built around 1860 this stone cottage gives you an insight into want life would have ..... Read More Details

Take a Tour of the Royal Australian Mint        

For an educational and informative day out in Canberra take some time to explore the Royal Australian Mint. There are free guided tours as well as self guided tours of the mint available as well as a theatrette ..... Read More Details

Drive Around the Foreign Embassies        

An easy and free thing to do in Canberra is to drive around the diplomatic area and check out all of the various foreign embassies. The best way to enter the diplomatic area is via Perth Avenue off the ..... Read More Details

Visit the National Library        

If you have research to do, are a student studying or you just love reading books then take some time to visit the National Library of Australia. The National Library has the largest collection of books, ..... Read More Details

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