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The National Trusts have over 180 places for you to visit around Australia. They range from stately historic homes in the heart of the city to beautiful nature reserves. Each place has its own special story for you to discover.

In the Australian Capital Territory, the Trust does not own or manage heritage places (entry fees may apply). Nevertheless while in the Capital Territory there are a number of important heritage places to visit, which are promoted below.

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Important Heritage Places in ACT

Manning Clark House

Manning Clark House – A place for ideas The daring modernism of the 1950s house in Forrest, Canberra, itself reflects the radical and adventurous spirit

St John’s Schoolhouse Museum

Constructed of locally quarried bluestone, with a shingle roof, the building consists of the schoolroom and five rooms for the school teacher’s residence.

Mugga Mugga

A conserved small, stone cottage built for the head shepherd of Duntroon in the 1870s.

Tuggeranong Homestead

One of the first first farms in Tuggeranong, now a private function centre.

Albert Hall

The Albert Hall is today used for civic, cultural, community functions with some commercial use.

Blundell’s Cottage

This historic family cottage is open every Saturday morning for visitors.

Calthorpe’s House

Original furnishing, appliances & photo's reflect middle-class life in Canberra in the 1920s.

Duntroon Dairy

Believed to be the oldest standing building in ACT Duntroon Dairy has an interersting farming history.

Lanyon Homestead

Historic homestead and outbuildings set within great natural beauty.

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