High Court of Australia, Canberra

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Government Building
History meets contemporary design at High Court of Australia. With views out to Lake Burley Griffin, the building boasts distinct architecture and artwork throughout. Tours cover the history of the High Court, which is the highest court in the Australia judicial system, as well as how it's run today. Each room has its own guide. If you're present while court is in session in this location, you can observe its members in action. Take a look at our Canberra travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to High Court of Australia and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • When you enter reception there is a leaflet available that summarises both the court and the building. If possible try and go on a date the court is sitting as it is interesting to watch the operation...  more »
  • Very interesting to visit on a Sunday. There are law students to give lots of info about the court - historical and architectural. Not many people about on a Sunday so can go right through the court. ...  more »
  • See the building and court rooms where nationally important decisions are made. The architecture is impressive as are the black leather chairs in public areas.  more »
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  • Went there in a Sunday afternoon. We had a free tour and there is no admission charge. I found it boring and the building ugly, unfortunately.
  • Imposing building, worth taking a tour - only takes an hour or so. Quite easy to access, with a number of other significant buildings within very short walking distance.
  • i can not honestly believe that Australia will charge 5 men with terrorism for boarding a boat heading for Syria while the whole world knows and it is a proven fact without any doubt what so ever that America is funding and supplying isis!!!! when will Australia indite America for war crimes
  • It's a very interesting an historic building. Great for some photos while visiting the galleries.
  • Free entry. Highest court in Australia, good to know where the power are battled over right here.