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High Court of Australia

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Parkes Place, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 6811
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Parkes Place, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from the US, just wandering into a High Court building seems very odd. In fact, we had no security screening other than handing over our backpack and coats, which we were relieved to do. The cavernous interior has a story, and the guards are...More

Thank Marshal G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to this venue on Sunday and the place was not rocking. The security guy at the venue looked very disinterested and did not want to engage in conversation. Only Court 1 was open and there were two other staff on duty. There was hardly...More

Thank EverydayMum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highest court in the land. A very interesting building that is well worth visiting. A brutalist masterpiece really. Pop in and see the court in session if you get a chance. It's far from the best quality bench in the court's history but there's the...More

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking distance from the national gallery and old Parliament House, it's worth popping in here. Fabulous cavernous building which only hold three courts and 7 judges. If courts are sitting you can pop into the courts and have a look where the highest court in...More

1  Thank VinceDarwin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building looks quite cool, and is a short walk away from the old parliament building. For a movie buff such as myself, this building is iconic from The Castle with one of the movies iconic last scenes taking place in this building. Overall the...More

1  Thank Viljami T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

high court cases the highest cases in the land delt with here. is good to see where all our taxes are spent.

1  Thank ray12031924
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The High Court won't be on most people's itinerary but it is well worth a look. If not for the Daryl Kerrigan factor or the knowledgable (free) guides, but to take a close look where the biggest legal decisions are made. The fellow at Court...More

1  Thank MattWalsh93
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My wife and I have attended two free Sunday afternoon concerts to date and we have enjoyed both very much. Strongly recommend that intending attendees book through the High Court website as both concerts have been fully booked. Bookings open a month before and there...More

1  Thank Bill A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect here, and I got confused at the entry when I was required to 'cloak' my bag. After that I was good. The guides are super helpful and really good at explaining what goes on here. We were treated exceptionally...More

Thank Cello B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is another attraction with free entry. We visited when the Court was not operating, it was still well worth visiting. There is a security desk at the entry, I had to leave my bag there to collect when we exited. The architecture of the...More

1  Thank SuzyJ47
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