The Australian War Memorial is a museum, archive, and memorial that aims to help people remember and understand the Australian experience of war.
The collection of over 100,000 pieces contains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, as well as Australian, Asian and international works.
Visit one of the most complex buildings in the southern hemisphere, and the center Australian politics.
Owner description: The National Zoo & Aquarium is privately owned and Australia's only combined Zoo and Aquarium.That's 2 attractions in one! We are situated on around 7 hectares of land just five minutes from the centre of Canberra. With a wide variety of both native and exotic animals, as well as the largest inland saltwater tank in Australia, there is something for everyone. Wander in and have a casual stroll around the park, or make a day of it with family, friends and make use of our picnic areas and complimentary BBQ facilities.Our animal encounters provide visitors with an opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the worlds most amazing creatures!
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex is a ground station that is located in Tidbinbilla at the Paddys River valley and is about half an hour's drive out of Canberra. The complex is part of the Deep Space Network run by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and is one of just three in the world.
At the center of the complex, you will see a Moon rock that weighs 142 grams and is the largest piece of Moon rock outside the United States. Also in CDSCC, flight paths of manned missions and satellites can be tracked. Models and some very interesting film and photographic records of various space missions can be seen in the visitor center.
As you can see, Canberra has tourist attractions from flora and fauna, politics, and to specimens from outer space. If you are a person who likes variety and diversity of attractions, visit Canberra and you will not be disappointed.