Event Date: Yearly in January
Where: Exhibition Park, Canberra
Summernats is Australia's biggest and best car festival. It is held in the Nation's Capital and it attracts many people from Australia and overseas. So if you want to see the nicest cars, burn-outs and much more, bring the family and make a great weekend out of it. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketek or at the gates of Exhibition Park
National Science and Technology Centre
Questacon provides an entertaining and educational experience all in one, whether it's free falling six metres, balancing a ball in mid air or racing a dinosaur. Questacon also caters for Birthday Parties, Sleepovers and Night time tours. Capital Country can arrange discounted tickets.
Open 9am to 5pm every day except Christmas Day www.questacon.edu.au
For more details contact: (02) 6270 2800
Address: King Edward Terrace, Canberra
Floriade blooms in Canberra each year transforming the usually green canvas of Commonwealth Park into a tapestry of colour. Over one million flowers bloom on cue, creating a vibrant display unrivalled by any other event of its kind.
Held from: Mid September to Mid October
Commonwealth Park Acton ACT
Phone : (02) 6205 0044
Cockington Green Gardens
Cockington Green Gardens offers its visitors an experience you will not find anywhere else. Venture into this delightful and fascinating display of meticulously crafted miniature buildings set within beautifully landscaped gardens to make your Canberra visit complete.
Open every day 9 - 5 except Christmas & Boxing Day
Tickets available from Capital Country reception
For more details contact: 1800 627 273
Address: 11 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls ACT 2913
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery
Australian National Tourism Award Winner
Bungendore Woodworks specialise in exhibiting and promoting entirely Australian made wood art, sculpture, craft and contemporary furiture of a very high standard. The Gallery has on display an extensive collection of quality wood art, furniture and homewares.
Open 9am to 5pm seven days www.bwoodworks.com.au
For more details contact: (02) 6238 1682
Address: Cnr. Malbon & Ellenson Street, Bungendore
National Museum of Australia
If you want to hear great stories about Australia, then why not come to the National Museum of Australia and explore them. The Museum is alive with gripping stories, clever technology and plenty of fun for all ages. General admission to the National Museum of Australia is free !! Most national and international blockbuster exhibitions and some special programs and activities have an admission charge.
General Enquiries : 1800 026 132
Group Bookings : (02) 6208 5345
Phone : (02) 6208 5000 Fax : (02) 6208 5099
Acton Peninsula Canberra ACT 2600
Opening Hours : 9.00am to 5.00pm daily (closed Christmas)
The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian men and women who have served in war, through its ceremonial areas, extensive exhibitions and research facilities. General Admission is free but your donation is appreciated. Voluntary Guides conduct free guided tours every day.
Phone : (02) 6243 4211 (switch) Fax : (02) 6243 4325
Treloar Crescent Campbell ACT 2613
Opening hours 10.00am - 5.00pm daily
9.00am - 5.00pm (during ACT & NSW school holidays)
Closed Christmas Day