National Film & Sound Archive, Canberra
(2.9/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Housed in a grand structure, National Film & Sound Archive catalogues Australian film and sound productions, which in turn chronicle much of the country's history. While much of the footage is stored in environmentally controlled vaults, a huge amount is on display. Be sure to check the schedule for screenings throughout the week at Arc Cinema. To visit National Film & Sound Archive on your holiday in Canberra, and find out what else Canberra has to offer, use our Canberra trip generator.
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  • Visited on the 13th October and I was very disappointed. I don't know if it's because I was excited as I I'd put it on my list of things to do in Canberra and therefore built it up on my head or becau...  more »
  • Visited in a group and expected more to see. For visitors it was limited to a theatrette showing archived films - going in, there was no way of knowing what was showing. The only other things for visi...  more »
  • We used to visit this museum every visit to Canberra and the whole family enjoyed it, this visit we were totally disappointed and will not visit again. All of the fun items of history have gone, the i...  more »
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  • A better standard Cafe than any of the commercial cinemmas with an unusual, art nouveau courtyard setting. Always interesting movies out of mainstream.
  • I made a special trip to Canberra to visit the archive- horror of horrors! Closed at the weekend! What nonsense is this? A unique facility, which attracts visitors from across the world closed at the weekend?
  • The cinema layout is inconvenient. First five rows have the same height.
  • terrible. due to lack of funding nothing much to see. visited 5 years ago and loved the collection it had. no longer available
  • The NFSA is and a great experience for film lovers young and old. Housed in the old anatomy building - you can just imagine the ghosts throwing around the film cans - the feeling of history, the wonderful courtyard and great facilities are well worth the visit. We have hosted many events in the Arc Theatre - state of the art projection facilities, post screening premiere party in the courtyard - well worth the visit or hiring the facilities for screenings and gatherings.