Located on historic Macquarie Street, Sydney's Parliament House comprises a complex of buildings, dating from 1816 to the ... More
Located on historic Macquarie Street, Sydney's Parliament House comprises a complex of buildings, dating from 1816 to the mid-1980's. A guided tour is available on Parliamentary non-sitting days and includes The Legislative Council Chamber (Upper House) and The Legislative Assembly (Lower House). The Jubilee Room displays objects from the Parliamentary Collection as well as an overview of the restoration and redevelopment of the complex.
If you are a political/history junkie like me you will love Parliament House. You actually get to go into the Governor's Office (British Monarch's representative).
Tickets required but they are free. It is right next to Circular Quay in the Botanical Gardens.
Like a secret garden, the Old Parliament House Gardens are tucked away behind a huge cypress hedge with a gate
opening to a brilliant display of roses. In 1932, two hundred rose bushes were planted with some exotic trees ...
Located on the site of Australia's first Government House, the Museum of Sydney looks back into the past of Sydney.
The building itself was demolished in 1846 but in 1983, archaeologists unearthed the original footings. The Museum's interpretation is ...
Australians have more reason than most to boast about their capital building, a unique and captivating structure. Visible from across
the city, the green lawns and white pillars contrast well against the muted bush beyond. Within, the architecture envelops ...