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Australian War Memorial

Treloar Crescent, Canberra 2612, Australia
+61 2 6243 4211
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The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.
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Treloar Crescent, Canberra 2612, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As an Australian this should be our shrine of pilgrimage. It is mind blowing and has such special significance in our heritage. It should be a must see on every Australians bucket list.. i don't know how many Australians even know it exists. It should...More

Thank lois g
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum shows the true sense of the service by courageous men and women in the Armed Forces over many decades of war and other assignments. Great help in the research area if looking for relatives. The displays are pertinent to Australia's commitments.

Thank Lilylou1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We Loved it! It is a Great place very informative! Staff were lovely. A lot to see and do! I Definitely will be back for a family visit!

Thank donna k
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am not much of a war type of person, and often don't go to places like this, but I am glad I did. Very friendly staff. Was chock full of information, about all of Australia's military history. Cafe was really nice. It was all...More

Thank Caleb R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the time to walk around by yourself and watch some of the videos that are in some exhibits. Even though it was very busy when we went through with lots of school groups it was easy to go through some areas including the planes...More

Thank jb17213
Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a good war museum and memorial. I was glad I broke the visit into 2 half days. Got a bit intense and so much to see as well. One of the best war memorial and its all free. It is so good that they...More

Thank Rinster2211
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can easily spend a day here. A great exhibition of Australia's involvement and sacrifice in world conflicts. Stay for the "Last Post" service at 4.45pm daily.

Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the War Memorial after a 30-year gap ... used to visit regularly with children when we lived in Canberra. As always, the memorial was moving and inspiring. New exhibits with serving members sharing memories and reflections on their time during and after overseas service...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Every time we visit we find something extra to see. We should be so proud of our country and what we exhibit to others visiting this war memorial.

Thank Churchy43
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You need a good few hours to have a complete look. We were limited with time so could only spend 20 mins, will come back again. During various times of the day they have speakers.

Thank ozjimbo
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Natula L
15 September 2016|
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Response from AWM_Webmaster | Property representative |
Hello Natula, Yes, the ceremony is conducted daily. If you can't be here with us, you can stream live on the website or on YouTube. If you follow us on Facebook, the ceremony also streams live daily on Facebook Live... More
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BazQueensland
1 September 2016|
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Response from AWM_Webmaster | Property representative |
Yes, you can book a wheelchair. Call the Memorial and ask for the Front Desk.
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BazQueensland
1 September 2016|
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Response from forplay888 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, and yes you can - usually by arrangement.
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