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 197 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Traveler's Choice

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Need more than 4 hours

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Visitors are able to park for 4 hours in the car park but this is not enough time to do the displays in the memorial justice. We looked through the Korean War display for a while and then joined an...

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Changes to emphasis

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Last visited 30 years ago when the exhibitions were about the battles. Now it is about the people who went to war. Need a couple of days to see it all but it s free and easy to get to by public...

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Few good hours spent here

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We visited with our 6 and 8 year old boys. Much of the interpretation was lost on our 6 year old but he still enjoyed walking around looking at the dioramas. The kids section was good and my boys...

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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