Accessible parking is available at the front of the building next to the ground level entrance. Fees apply Monday to Friday.
Buses run regularly from Canberra City Centre to the museum.
- Parliament House Federation Mall stop (400m walk) - Bus routes 57, 58
- John Gorton Building Parkes Place stop (650m walk) - Bus routes 2,6
- Commonwealth Avenue, opposite Albert Hall stop (750m walk) - Bus routes 4,5,7,10
Building access and facilities
Enter the museum through the terrace on the left hand side of the front steps.
Lift access is available at the ground level. Press the buzzer to enter through the doors on either side of the main steps.
Toilets and babychange
Accessible toilets are located on the Lower Floor and the Main Floor. Baby changing facilities are located on the Lower Floor and the Main Floor.
Exhibitions and heritage spaces
Plan your visit with mobility, sensory, lighting and tactile information about our exhibitions and heritage spaces within Old Parliament House.
Courtesy wheelchairs and strollers
Wheelchairs and strollers are available free of charge from Reception. Mobility scooters may be used in all areas of the museum.
Exhibition galleries, public spaces and the gardens are accessible, though some areas have narrow corridors and tight turns.
Some areas of the House of Representatives and Senate chambers are inaccessible.
All service animals are welcome at the museum.
The museum is usually quietest from 9–10am and 3–5pm on weekdays.
MoAD has a COVID-19 Safety Plan and is implementing measures in line with recommendations from the Australian Government Department of Health and the ACT Government.
Disability Inclusion Action Plan
The Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2021–2024 is our commitment to putting in place actions to further improve the visitor, staff and volunteer experience at MoAD and to help meet our obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act. It represents a positive statement about enhancing equality of opportunity for all visitors to the museum.