Discover Parliament at Open House Melbourne

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Parliament House will open its doors on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 July as part of Open House Melbourne 2015.

It will be a rare weekend opening for one of Victoria’s most significant landmarks.

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See craftsmanship at Parliament House during Open House Melbourne

Free tours of the historic building will be held every 15 minutes starting at 10:00 am on both days, with the final tour at 3:00 pm.

See inside the chambers of the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council and take a look at the Parliamentary Library with its vast collection of books and historic material.

View the many ornate heritage features dating back to the 19th century.

See some of the work that is done to maintain this important landmark, with renovations currently under way in Queen’s Hall.

It’s a unique opportunity to see the craftsmanship involved with preserving the heritage of the building.

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Since 2008, Open House Melbourne has been connecting people with good design and architecture in the city.

You are invited to explore outstanding houses, buildings, infrastructure and landscapes that illustrate our rich history, reflect how we live and work, and offer insights into our future city.

More than 100 buildings will open their doors for free and there will a range of events, tours, workshops and exhibitions throughout the city.

Be a part of Open House Melbourne 2015 on 25 and 26 July and enjoy visiting your Parliament House on Spring Street.

For more information about Open House Melbourne visit: www.openhousemelbourne.org

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