Children at the Roll of Honour

Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial is pleased to be the recipient of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award for the number one landmark in both Australia and the South Pacific for 2016.

Bringing together a world-class museum, a shrine and an extensive archive, the Australian War Memorial in Canberra is a moving and insightful experience for both young and old. Discover the diverse Australian experiences of war and connect with the stories of people and events that shaped Australia.

With the purpose of commemorating the sacrifice of Australians who have died in war, the Memorial is a place to pay your respects and discover what it means to be Australian.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 10am - 5pm; Christmas Day: Closed. If you can't be there in person, see the live video stream for the daily Last Post Ceremony from 4.50pm EST on their website

ENTRY COSTS

Free

SOCIAL MEDIA

TRIPADVISOR

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING

Ranked #1 of 195 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Traveler's Choice

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

A must see

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This memorial documents all the conflicts that Australia has been involved in. Access is easy and there is free parking. The displays are outstanding. Every display is a story in it's self. There are...

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Great day for the family

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Very worthwhile visit. Great for the family. Kids zone is fantastic with submarine, chopper and trench to explore and lots the kids can see and touch. The shows and interactive displays are great...

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Better than expected

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I'm not what you would consider to be a war historian but the war memorial kept me engaged for many hours, infact i ran out of time to see it all. The displays, the venue, the staff, actually the...

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VIRTUAL TOUR

Take a virtual tour of the Australian War Memorial.

FEATURES

  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Lockers
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant
  • Shop