National Capital Exhibition - Handy Hints
- A consolidated booking service for the National Capital Exhibition, Blundells
Cottage, National Carillon and Anzac Parade walking tours is available for
- Phone: (02) 6257 1068 (between 9am and 5pm daily)
- Fax: (02) 6247 1875
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please arrive five minutes prior to the scheduled time.
- Coach set-down and pick-up areas are located close to the Exhibition.
- Toilets are located near the Exhibition in Commonwealth Park (opposite
the Exhibition entrance) and also inside the Exhibition building.
- All bags and heavy jackets are to be left on the coach. Students may wish
to bring cameras, wallets and notebooks.
- Visitors are requested not to bring food or drink into the Exhibition.
- Your school group will be met and welcomed at the entrance to the Exhibition
by a trained guide. The guide will provide you with an interactive tour
retelling The Story of Canberra' which will last approximately 40
Note: Large groups may be divided into smaller groups to provide the
best experience for your students.
- A visit to the National Capital Exhibition may comprise a short film,
a guided explanation of The Story of Canberra' and time for you and
your students to further explore the interactive displays.
- To tailor your tour to reflect your current curriculum topics, please
advise the bookings office a minimum of one week prior to your visit.
- A large viewing terrace offers excellent opportunities to take photographs
of Lake Burley Griffin, Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet and National Capital
- Self-guided walking tour brochures are available from the National Capital
Exhibition and offer self-guided experiences of Anzac Parade, Lake Burley
Griffin and the Parliamentary Precinct.
- The National Capital Exhibition shop stocks many reasonably priced souvenirs
of the National Capital and especially caters for school students.
- A playground and picnic shelter is located nearby in Commonwealth Park.
If you would like to book exclusive use of the picnic shelter please phone
the National Capital Authority Events Officer on (02) 6272 2919.
- Further information about the National Capital Exhibition and National
Capital Authority can be found on the National Capital Authority website.
For a tour of some of Canberra's popular tourism attractions go to the Virtual
Canberra link on the National Capital Authority website: www.nationalcapital.gov.au