High Court of Australia, Canberra
(4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • Were able to see the outside plaza which is great but unfortunately could not get inside - a pity. I think it is only open to the public on certain days so best to check first. 
  • I'm a bit of a criminal justice fanatic so was interested to come here. The building itself is stunning, bright, light and airy. So different from the court rooms we're used to in the UK. The guides w...  more »
  • Because we were very close after visiting the Portrait Gallery we visited the High Court. The guides really brought the courts to life explaining the differences and how important the High Court is to...  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.