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

brief but beautifully interesting

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Stopped there in transit spent hours there, less than could or should have. Cafe basic but ordinary but you don't go there for cafe.

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Inspiring

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This was my 4th visit and will never tire of the exhibitions and magnificence of this building. My partner was not as enthusiastic about our visit but quickly changed to have a appreciation of the...

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Very well done

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We needed quite a few days to really take in all the exhibits. Lots of history very well done. The day was very wet & overcast, so it is a good place to visit on those days. Very comfortable & easy...

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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