Attractions after dark

Culture and creativity light up Canberra
2-11 March

Explore the culture and creativity of our national attractions and vibrancy of our city’s cultural precinct, as they open their doors to host an array of exclusive events and surprising experiences.


2 – 11 March
Various times




Australian National Botanic Gardens

Light and Dark Night Tours
Night Photography Workshops

Australian Parliament House

Masquerade party with a twist
Food, fun and fireworks!

National Arboretum Canberra

Wide Brown Land Sunset
Dairy Farmers Hill Sunset
Dinner under the stars

Canberra Glassworks

Surreal Night

National Library of Australia

Get groovy at the National Library

National Portrait Gallery

Late Night Openings
Lights on Luminescence

National Gallery of Australia

Neon Circus

Royal Australian Mint

Mint Master Class

Museum of Australian Democracy (MOAD) at Old Parliament House

Stay up late with MOAD
The Card Castle

National Zoo and Aquarium

Twilight on the Savannah


Flashing Fairy Floss
Tequila! The Science Of Mezcal
Sunset Drink at Questacon

National Film and Sound Archive

Lamplight to L.E.D
Abra Cadabra
Starship Troopers
Astronomy School

National Archives of Australia

An Enigma Revealed: The Mystery and Mysticism of Prime Minister Alfred Deakin