Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Weekdays 9am-5pm
Session Times

Session Times

see website
Session Duration

Session Duration

60 minutes unless stated
Facilitated Program

Facilitated Program

Fully facilitated unless stated
Group Size

Group Size

Varies depending on program
entry fees

Entry Fees

$5.00 per student per program
Teacher to Student Ratio

Teacher to Student Ratio

FOC ratio 1:10 unless stated

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MoAD (Museum of Australian Democracy)

MoAD (Museum of Australian Democracy) is located in the spiritual home of Australian democracy— Old Parliament House.

Learn more

Students participating in MoAD Learning programs will be empowered to become active citizens. We use a range of learning engagement strategies that unpack the building and explore some of the stories that have helped shape our nation.

Do more

Through our learning programs students take part in transformative learning experiences that promote the importance of democratic participation.

Be more

Our programs engage and inform young citizens, empowering them to use their voice and actively participate in democracy.

Facilitated programs are eligible for the Parliament and Civics Education Rebate; see Please remember all programs MUST be booked in advance and final numbers confirmed to enable staffing ratios on the day of your visit.

Our website contains details of all our onsite and digital programs for primary and secondary students (which we can tailor), as well as a range of resources to assist you and your students in the classroom. Find out more at


Onsite programs

During MoAD Learning programs, students bring history to life as they re-enact historical political events where they happened. They take part in interactive political debates in historic chambers, explore our democratic history, and make connections to their contemporary world.

Online Resources

High quality and engaging Australian Curriculum aligned classroom resources, digital excursions and professional development for teachers, students and parents.                                                   

Digital Excursions and Workshops

Classroom Resources

Professional Development

Join the closed Facebook group for teachers – Australian Civics Educators’ Network

Connect with us on Twitter

Digital Excursions

MoAD Learning’s Digital Excursions bring the heritage and history of Old Parliament House directly into the classroom. Our museum educators guide students through the building on a virtual program and along the way facilitate group activities and quizzes exploring our democracy. Our Digital Excursions are perfect for students in K–12, and are available to support learning needs in both the classroom and distance education connections. Interested? See our range of K–12 programs on our website and to book go to