The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House is a living museum of social and political history, located in a nationally listed heritage building in Parkes, Canberra.
The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House helps people to understand Australia’s social and political history by interpreting the past and present and exploring the future. They achieve this by:
- bringing alive the importance of Parliament in the lives of Australians;
- interpreting, conserving and presenting the building and our collections;
- providing entertaining and educational public programs; and
- providing a range of other services that enhance the visitor experience.
The Museum also has a dedicated education program. Driven by an inquiry approach and critical reflection, MoAD Learning looks to empower young people by honouring their voice in conversations that develop informed, active, and engaged citizens.
You can find out more about the Museum of Australian Democracy here.