Trails & tours

The Australian National University (ANU) Acton campus is situated on 145 hectares in the heart of Australia's 'bush capital'. It is this inspiring setting along with picturesque campuses spanning across Australia which helps drive the creativity of ANU staff and students. So come on a journey to discover the history, influence and natural beauty across the campuses.

Acton heritage trail

Since its founding in 1946, The Australian National University (ANU) has grown to become one of the finest centre of academic learning and research...

Architecture trail

ANU is built upon the roots of early Canberra and since 1946, has expanded to a campus of over 150 building. The architecture ranges from the early...

Landscape trail

The park-like atmosphere of ANU Acton Campus reflects the initial design of Canberra, by Walter Burley Griffin and his wife Marion Mahony Griffin,...

Lindsay Pryor walk

Constructed during the spring of 2002, the Lindsay Pryor walk commemorates the life and legacy of Professor Lindsay Dixon Pryor - one of the...
When was the last time you visited Mount Stromlo?

Mt Stromlo heritage trail

Mt Stromlo is the headquarters of The Australian National University's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA). It is one of two key...
Political history trail

Political history trail

The Political History Trail will guide you through the ANU campus on a journey highlighting the founding of the University, its historic relationship...

Sculpture walk

ANU is privileged to be custodians of one of the nation's finest art collections. This collection includes outdoor sculpture which is located...

Siding Spring Observatory tours

As one of the most valuable observatory sites, Siding Spring has a lot to offer to its visitors. You will be able to find many informative and...
Sustainability walk

Sustainability walk

ANU was established by an Act of Parliament in 1946 to house the University in the heart of Australia's 'bush capital'. Situated on 145 hectares, the...