Spies, stories and spaces: tour of historic East Block

Event details

Events and Exhibitions

Date & time

29 February 2024 to 8 June 2024

Thursday 29 Feb
11 am to 12 pm
Sunday 24 March
2 to 3 pm
Friday 12 April
11 am to 12 pm
Saturday 8 June
2 to 3 pm


National Archives of Australia
National Office
Kings Avenue, Parkes ACT



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.