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Australian War Memorial

Explore the rich history of the Australian War Memorial on your next visit to Canberra!


10am to 5pm daily
Range of display and exhibitions
Free Admission

What you need to know

Constructed to celebrate the achievements of the brave Australian’s that have fought in conflicts since the 1860’s, the Australian War Memorial is a must visit for anyone travelling to Canberra. Providing visitors with an insightful experience into the rich history of the successes and tribulations soldiers have faced on the front line, the Australian War Memorial features a number of galleries, exhibits and artefacts that help to both commemorate and educate.

Explore galleries that document the First World War right through to exhibitions that provide an insight into more recent conflicts such as the efforts of Australians in Afghanistan. Open 10am to 5pm daily, the Australian War Memorial is a great option for an eye-opening day out that all ages will thoroughly enjoy.

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  • 10am to 5pm daily
  • Free Admission
  • Range of display and exhibitions

Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial, 2612