High Court of Australia, Canberra

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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. Put High Court of Australia and other Canberra attractions into our Canberra trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I was fortunate to enjoy a live concert in this magnificent venue, a real privilege. Amazing architecture.  more »
  • The building is magnificent and spacious. This is one of the most modern and beautiful law courts I have seen.  more »
  • Being from the US, just wandering into a High Court building seems very odd. In fact, we had no security screening other than handing over our backpack and coats, which we were relieved to do. The cav...  more »
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  • I really like this place. I'm currently studying and researching about the High court. Architecture is great. I wonder if there is food there.
  • Beautiful building and lovely friendly staff. Took the tour and staff ensured they got us through before a large school group.
  • Worth a visit, great architecture to take in along with history & obviously learning more about high court proceedings.
  • Bad tour guides. Felt so bored I nearly went to sleep 😴
  • Something about the highest court in the land been open to Google reviews like your local pizza joint rubbed me just right as I giggled like an idiot for about 3 minutes. "Very consistent, logical jurisprudence with a hint of whimsy especially in Kirby's dissents, but very pricey unless you represent yourself. Not worth the money unless you are a faceless conglomerate insured to the nine's..."

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