The York Canberra offers easy access to the best Canberra attractions. Enjoy the best local attractions during your stay in our Kingston, Canberra accommodation.
Australian Institute of Sport
On an AIS tour, visitors are guided around the Institute's world-class facilities by some of the athletes in training.
Leverrier Crescent, Bruce; open 9am-5pm; public tours 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm, except Christmas Day, ph: 6214 1444
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery aims to increase understanding of Australian identity, history and culture through portraiture.
Treloar Crescent: open daily 10am-5pm. 9am-5pm during ACT/NSW school holidays and on long weekends. For further information: www.awm.gov.au or call the Activity Line on 6243 4598
National Library of Australia
This landmark building features significant works of art around the building, including sculpture by Henry Moore, coloured glass by Leonard French and intricate Mategot tapestries.
Blundells' Cottage as a hands-on museum. Blundells' Cottage is open 11am-4pm daily except Christmas.
National Gallery of Australia
Set aside at least half a day to see the paintings that have defined the Australian nation, and admire a selection of iconic international works from various art periods.
Parkes Place, Parkes; open daily 10am-5pm, ph: 6240 6502
Blundell's Cottage was built in the 1860s and was home to three families of tenant farm workers. The National Capital Authority now manages
Parkes Place, Parkes; open daily 9am-5pm, ph: 6262 1111
Australian War Memorial
The Memorial is internationally recognised for its exhibitions, which present stories of Australians at war, in armed conflict and during peace-keeping.
Open daily 9am-5pm, ph: 6270 8222; Commonwealth Place, Parliamentary Zone, Parkes, open daily 10am-6pm, ph: 6270 8222