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Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial is the national memorial which commemorates those who have died or served in war. The Memorial comprises of the museum, Research Centre and the Commemorative Area where the Anzac Day and Remembrance Day services are held every year. The major features of the Memorial include the Hall of Memory where lies the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier and the Roll of Honour where visitors can place poppies next to names of significance. Visitors to the War Memorial can also participate in the free volunteer-conducted tours of the Memorial’s museum and the daily closing Last Post ceremony.
Australian War Memorial
Campbell, Australian Capital Territory
Open 10am – 5pm daily
Entry to the Memorial is free
Who Should Go:
A visit to the Australian War Memorial is a must for all Australians and is one of Canberra’s most significant attractions.
How to Get There:
Please visit Transport for Canberra as your guide to public transport timetables, fares and accessible transport.
Look below for a full list of events and activities happening around Australian War Memorial.
Ratings & Reviews
Australian War Memorial - Open / Closed
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Upcoming Events & What's On around Australian War Memorial
Wednesday, 22 February Australian War MemorialCampbell
Join Art Curator Anthea Gunn to hear about the official war art scheme and its role in the foundation of the Memorial. This talk will consider the ... more
Thursday, 23 February Australian War MemorialCampbell
In the year of the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Australian War Memorial, join us on a curator-led tour to discover its story – from Charl... more
Monday, 27 February Australian War MemorialCampbell
After using his sleek Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter plane to help destroy a pair of Australian flying boats moored near Port Moresby, a young Japane... more
Wednesday, 1 March Australian War MemorialCampbell
In late 1941 architect Bernard Slawik was interned in Janowska, a concentration camp in occupied Poland. There and after the war Slawik made a seri... more
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