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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
+61 2 6243 4211
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is an enormous amount of information! Which we probably only took in about one quarter...with young children!! The displays, the wood word, lighting & the mosaic in the unnamed soldiers tomb!!! Amazing!! Well worth a visit. Very humbling to read the stories & to...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed yesterday

There is something about the War Memorial that makes you move and feel 'different'. The displays are always spot on, the staff are very friendly, but more importantly you learn something new each time you go. It is a very moving place. Anyone who comes...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a remarkable building and very well worth a visit. The exhibitions are excellent. There is a great deal to see, there are food outlets, staff very friendly.

Thank Woodyinpymble
Reviewed 2 days ago

I delivered my batch of crocheted poppies to the War Memorial and received a lovely welcome. The gentleman also went to no end of trouble to trace some of my family and print the information for me. On top of that he directed us to...More

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited the war memorial yesterday. Such an amazing place. I loved it. The displays are very well organised. All the staff I encountered were pleasant and helpful. Truely an amazing place to visit and lots to see and learn. Well done . I would...More

Thank shelleycop
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been here a few times and decided to take my 2 yr old son when I had a day off from work. I was a bit anxious as to how he would go, but it was great. There are a number of areas...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Anyone, not just Aussies or people who are into war history will enjoy the Australian War Memorial. Allow a minimum of one day.

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is so much to see. My wife and I only walked through WW1 and she found it very moving. I showed her the name of a great uncle of mine under The Flying Corps. We also went to the Poppy Restaurant for some sustenance.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must see in Canberra, you need more time like for hours to really see everything. It’s such a special place and walking around is inspiring. So much to see inside and outside. Then after you walk around inside wander down ANZAC Parade...More

Thank Jubee M
Reviewed 4 days ago

As entry to the Australian War Memorial is free, visiting the Memorial more than once (including on the same trip) can be rewarding. On my latest visit, I was at the Memorial for just over two hours, which allowed me to see most but not...More

Thank markrM1059QH
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Liz A
11 November 2017|
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Response from AWM_Webmaster | Property representative |
Hi Liz, we have a range of hotels nearby. You can find the list of accommodation packages on our website under 'visitor information'. We look forward to your visit!
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
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.