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Canberra Attractions to keep you entertained!

Canberra's attractions hold and share the treasures of our Nation. Celebrate Australia's proud sporting achievements, delve into our unique political history, and reflect on our young Nation's experience on the international stage. See our country and people through the eyes of our artists and experience Australian character through sound and film, books and exhibitions.

Ancient Greek Exhibition

Coming to Canberra from the 17 December to the 1 May 2022 is the Ancient Greek Exhibition at the National Museum of Australia. Featuring 170 historic objects normally housed at the British Museum, including jewellery, sculptures, body armour, coins and more.

Make the most of your visit with Novotel Canberra, located in the heart of the city and only 5 minutes drive or 10 minute scooter ride from the National Museum of Australia. Book our Cultural Getaway Package now to secure your preferred dates.

Packages available from $253*:
When: 17th December - 1st May 2022
Entry: Ticketed event
Where: National Museum of Australia
Website: Ancient Greeks Exhibition

Australians & Hollywood

It's time to celebrate local talent with the Australians & Hollywood exhibition opening in January 2022 at the National Film and Sound Archive.

Showcasing iconic moments in contemporary Australian film and the people who brought those stories to life, putting Australian actors and actresses in the spotlight. This Canberra exclusive exhibition features rare behind the scene footage, costumes, stories and props from the NFSA on display for the first time.

Book your tickets in advance with your accommodation.

When: January to July 2022
Entry: Ticketed Event
Where: National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA)
Website: Australian's & Hollywood

Enlighten Festival, & Night Noodle Markets

Work up an appetite exploring the architectural projections before choosing between the ample flavours in the night noodle market, creating an experience for all your senses. The Canberra Enlighten Festival has grown into a spectacular event with many ticketed and free attractions to visit. Including the Bent Spoke Beer Garden, Night Noodle Markets, and Symphony in the Park. Join us at Novotel Canberra and see Canberra's most iconic attractions illuminated.

When: 4th of March to 20th of March
Entry: Free and ticketed events
Where: Canberra
Website: View the program

Canberra Comedy Festival

The Canberra Comedy Festival returns in 2022 featuring Ronny Chieng, Tripod, Emma Holland and many more comedians heading to the capital to make you laugh, guffaw and split your sides.

Present your comedy festival tickets at the bar to enjoy 2 for 1 drinks during the Comedy Festival. Perfectly located, with the Alinga Street civic terminal directly outside our doors so you can step off the platform and straight into our restaurant.

When: March
Entry: Ticketed shows
Where: Big Band Room, Canberra Theatre and more
Website: Canberra Comedy Festival

Chocolate Factory Kids High Tea

Calling all sugar connoisseurs, sweet tooths, and chocolate lovers! For the very first time the, First Edition Chocolate Factory, will be opening its doors for families to enjoy a scrumptious Kids High Tea. Little Oomp Loompas and their guardians are welcome for a morning of puzzles, activities, crafts, face painting, and of course delicious sweet and savoury treats.

When: 22nd April 2022, 11am - 1pm
Entry: Ticketed
Where: Level 1, Novotel Canberra
Website: First Edition Canberra



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