1 Farrer Place, Queanbeyan, NSW.
Queanbeyan Visitor Information Centre
The Visitor Information Centre is situated in one of the city's iconic heritage-listed buildings right in the middle of town.
The friendly staff can offer up-to-date information on Queanbeyan, Canberra and the surrounding region.
The centre has an array of caravan, camping and accommodation information, as well as regional National Parks maps on sale and a multitude of other interesting publications.
Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 12pm
Public Holidays - 9am to 12pm.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Australia Day Holiday and Good Friday
Phone: +61 02 6285 6307
The Q - Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, Crawford Street, Queanbeyan, NSW.
The Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre
The Q - Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre is regarded as the premiere entertainment facility in the city. The stellar selection of performances throughout 2016 is set to stimulate, entertain and of course - Enrich.
Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT.
Australian War Memorial
One of Australia's most popular museums can be found at the Australian War Memorial.
A visit to the mosaic Hall of the Memory and Commemorative Courtyard with its Roll of Honor is a moving and poignant experience, enhanced by the huge collection housed in the museum.
Pictures, dioramas, models, relics, weaponry, uniforms and machinery evoke the experience of war, including a sound and light show in Anzac Hall.
Guided tours explain the role played by Australian soldiers during the two world wars, as well as more recent conflicts.
King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT
Questacon – the National Science and Technology Centre, is a large centre with more than 200 interactive exhibits relating to science and technology. It has many hands-on science programs that are devoted to inspiring the children of Australia to love science.
Parkes Place, Parkes, ACT, Australia
Farrer Place, Queanbeyan, NSW.
Queanbeyan Printing Museum
This is a place for anyone who is interested in how your morning newspaper was produced, or how those catalogues which clutter your mailbox used to be produced. There are many and varied types of machines and equipment used in the years gone by to produce the printing required to allow businesses to operate.
Geijera Place, Kingston ACT
Canberra Railway Museum
The Canberra Railway Museum houses displays of historic locomotives, passenger cars, freight vehicles, track machinery and railway memorabilia. The museum precinct also serves as a base for the society's rail operations. The Museum is open daily 10am - 3pm.
Information about trips, tours and events can be found on their website:
421 Discovery Place, Paddys River NSW
Canberra Space Centre
The Canberra Space Centre offers their visitors the chance to learn about the role that Australia plays in the exploration of space.
The CSC is part of NASA's Deerp Space Network and for anyone interested in space and space exploration this is the place to go.
The Space Centre is open daily from 9am - 5pm.
Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
Mysterious Queanbeyan by Moonlight
Join author and 'Mistress of Mystery' Nichole Overall for a journey through the mysterious heart of one of the oldest regional townships in Australia, Queanbeyan.
Hear tales of tragedy, intrigue, disaster and the unexplained as you explore some of the least seen buildings and locations in the city.
Club Googong, Googong NSW
London Bridge Arch
The Arch has stood sentinel in its present form for more than 20,000 years.
Spectacularly spanning the Burra Creek, on the southern foreshores of Googong Dam, the London Bridge Arch was first recorded by Europeans in 1823 by an explorer who described it as "a natural bridge of one perfect Saxon arch under which the water passed". The London Bridge Walk is a 3-4 kms circuit starting at the London Bridge car park which is located around 20kms south of Queanbeyan via the southern entrance to Googong Foreshores.
King Edward Terrace, Parkes, ACT, 2600, Australia
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery in Australia is a collection of portraits of prominent Australians that are important in their field of endeavour or whose life sets them apart as an individual of long-term public interest.
Parkes Pl W, Canberra, ACT, 2600, Australia
National Library of Australia
'We cannot understand the present or plan for the future without the knowledge of the past.'
Prime Minister Harold Holt
In 2012–2013, the National Library collection comprised 6,496,772 items, and an additional 15,506 metres of manuscript material.
Many facets of this amazing building are open to the public. For details, go to:
King George Terrace, Parkes, ACT, 2600, Australia
The home of Australia’s Parliament and the meeting place of a nation, Australian Parliament House offers visitors to Canberra a unique experience. Featuring impressive architecture, a stunning art collection and a beautiful landscape, Parliament House is a must-see for any visitor to Canberra.
Old Parliament House is home to the Museum of Australian Democracy.
Bursting with history, both buildings are set to astound.
100 Black Mountain Dr, Acton, ACT, 2601, Australia
Canberra's iconic tower raises 195 metres above the mountain summit - it is not only a landmark in Canberra but also offers panoramic views of the city and its surrounding countryside from an indoor observation deck and two outdoor viewing platforms.
Forest Drive, Canberra, ACT, Australia
The National Arboretum Canberra is a 250-hectare arboretum created after the area was burned out as a result of the 2001 and 2003 Canberra bushfires.
The site has been planted since 2005, and includes ceremonial trees planted by visiting heads of government and ambassadors. It was officially opened in February 2013.