Cockington Green Gardens

Visit one of the best miniature displays in the world and enjoy a relaxed environment for students to learn whilst having fun.

A  visit to our unique display provides the opportunity for students to experience some of the world’s great buildings, in just one visit. It’s education and fun wrapped into one!

Night-time and after hours openings

0ur spectacular display can also be viewed at night. Visit on a Tuesday or Wednesday evening and see the exhibits transformed by thousands of tiny LED lights into a night-time wonderland. A ride on the steam train is included for all night-time visitors, providing students with a spectacular overview of the illuminations.

Miniature steam train rides

There a very few places where children can enjoy a train ride drawn by a genuine steam locomotive, and moreover one fired by environmentally-friendly gas. (Day-time rides incur a small additional charge.)

Picnic area

Enjoy our group picnic area, nestled on our front lawns. Bring your own, or catering options are available.

Free School Discovery Sheet

Our illustrated discovery sheet is educational and entertaining, requiring students to identify and match flags to countries. (Please request on booking.)

Early opening

If you are unable to visit us any other time, we can arrange a 9 am start.

Opening hours

9.30 am – 5 pm (last admission 4.15 pm) * 7 days (closed Christmas and Boxing Days) * Tuesday and Wednesday night openings from 6.30 pm (Last entry 8.30 pm)


Bookings are essential for all group activities.

11 Gold Creek Road, Nicholls ACT 2913
1800 627 273
02 6230 2490
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