Electronic National Capital Teachers Pass

The National Capital Teacher Pass enables teachers to explore opportunities at National Capital Attractions when planning a Canberra school excursion.

The Pass is available to REGISTERED & WORKING Australian PRIMARY and SECONDARY school teachers.

The Pass is valid for 12 months from date of issue – apply for a new pass if your pass expires.

Below is a list of current offers.

We encourage checking this website for updates before you visit, as attractions have the discretion to change their offers at any time.


  • 1 Pass per household.
  • The Pass is not to be used on an excursion.
  • The Pass is not to be used when a group of card holders is travelling together.
  • Attractions are not obligated to honour their offer if they feel the pass is being abused in this way.
  • When applying, provide student identification number or email copy of certificate to


We hope you enjoy your visit to the National Capital.


Some attractions participating in the National Capital Teachers Pass have had to change or suspend offers temporarily.

Please disregard previous offers.

Check for updates before you visit, as attractions may change offers at any time.


Ibis Styles hotels Canberra hotels

Ibis Styles Eaglehawk and Narrabundah offer discounts of 20% off best unrestricted rates, including breakfast.

(Subject to availability – please check with venues for terms and conditions.)

Australian Institute of Sport

Leverrier Street, BRUCE

Free entry for the Pass holder.

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Clunies Ross Street, BLACK MOUNTAIN

10% discount at Botanical Bookshop.

Australian Parliament House 

Parliament Drive, CANBERRA

Present your Pass at the Information Desk to receive a free teacher resource pack.

Canberra Historic Places

Lanyon Homestead, Tharwa Drive, THARWA
Calthorpes House, 24 Mugga Way, RED HILL
Mugga Mugga, 8 Narrabundah Lane, SYMONSTON

Free entry to Lanyon Homestead, Calthorpes House and Mugga-Mugga for the Pass holder.

Canberra Museum + Gallery / The Nolan Collection

Corner London Circuit and Civic Square, CANBERRA CITY

Free Sidney Nolan Catalogue, a set of Sidney Nolan postcards, and the CMAG book, Daylight.

(Ask at the front desk.) 

Cockington Green Gardens

11 Gold Creek Road, NICHOLLS

Receive a free school visitation pack to help with planning your next school excursion.

1 free entry per calendar year for the Pass holder (1 per family).

Offer valid for interstate teachers only.

CSIRO Discovery

Clunies Ross Street, BLACK MOUNTAIN

Free entry for the Pass holder.

Geoscience Australia

Corner Hindmarsh Drive and Jerrabomberra Avenue, SYMONSTON

Visit our Education Centre and ask staff about free posters for teachers.

High Court of Australia

Parkes Place, PARKES

Present your Pass to receive a free Magna Carta poster. 

Museum of Australian Democracy

18 King George Terrace, PARKES

A free learning gift bag (including posters, stickers and other exciting goodies).

National Archives of Australia

Queen Victoria Terrace, PARKES

A free show bag full of educational resources.

10% discount in the National Archives Store (not to be used in conjunction with any other offer). 

National Capital Exhibition

Barrine Drive, REGATTA POINT

Receive a complimentary book on the history and planning of Canberra.

National Dinosaur Museum

Gold Creek Road, NICHOLLS

Free entry for the Pass holder. 

Offer NOT valid during school holidays.

National Electoral Education Centre

King George Terrace, PARKES

Teachers are invited for a behind-the-scenes tour and will receive a free Get Voting pack for classroom use.

Family holiday programs by request – bookings essential – 1800 020 067.

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

McCoy Circuit, ACTON

Free entry for the Pass holder, and an exclusive Australians & Hollywood exhibition tote bag on arrival.

National Gallery of Australia

Parkes Place, PARKES

Members price entry into exhibitions for the Pass holder.

10% discount at the Art Store (excluding sale items).

National Library of Australia

Parkes Place, PARKES

10% discount on books and merchandise in the Bookshop (excluding discounted and remaindered stock, stamps, phone cards, limited-edition prints and newspapers.)

National Museum of Australia

Lawson Crescent, ACTON PENINSULA

A free resource pack for the classroom.

National Portrait Gallery

King George Terrace, PARKES

Free copy of Portrait magazine and a poster/postcard for the Pass holder.

National Zoo & Aquarium

Lady Denman Drive, YARRALUMLA

1 free entry per calendar year for the Pass holder.

Royal Australian Mint

Denison Street, DEAKIN

A 10% discount in the Mint Shop (excluding Gold Product, License Product and Public Coin Press.)

Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.