Tour / Spies, stories and spaces: tour of historic East Block – Feb 29

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 , Canberra

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM AEDT

National Archives of Australia Kings Avenue Parkes, ACT 2600 Australia

Explore the history of the heritage-listed East Block, a classic 1920s Canberra gem that is home to the National Archives of Australia.

Have you ever walked past the iconic East Block building nestled behind Old Parliament House and wondered about the building’s history? Here’s your chance to discover more about this architectural gem.

Standing for nearly a century since opening in early 1927, the heritage-listed East Block is the oldest building in the Parliamentary Triangle and has served as Canberra’s original General Post Office, the Prime Minister’s Department and ASIO headquarters.

Join us for a tour of historic East Block and learn more about the fascinating stories surrounding this building.

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