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Address: Treloar Crescent, Canberra 2612, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6243 4211
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The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an...

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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The new Holocaust gallery at the Australian War Museum is an excellent addition to this national museum. It's definitely worth a visit as it tells the story of Australian... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The new Holocaust gallery at the Australian War Museum is an excellent addition to this national museum. It's definitely worth a visit as it tells the story of Australian Holocaust survivors.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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My main reason for going to Canberra was the War Memorial. I had been twenty years ago and wanted to go back. I took a guided tour and Gordon was our guide. He did an excellent job. He made history very personal and made some of us almost cry. The tour takes 1,5 hours but flew by. The Australian War... More 

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Australind, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Australian War Memorial is a must visit while you're in Canberra. As the guide stated, it does not glorify war, but gives us an insight to what happened to Aussies during the last (over) 100 years while fighting across the globe. It also pays respect and honours the men and women who have sacrificed their lives and those who... More 

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Here is their spirit, in the heart of the land they loved; and here we guard the record which they themselves made. Charles Bean, 1948

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AWM_Webmaster, AWM webmaster at Australian War Memorial, responded to this review

Thank you, we trust you had a memorable experience. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whether you wish to view and respect honour, gallantry or heroism, the Australian War Memorial will exhibit it and leave you moved and changed. If you wish to examine man's inhumanity and brutality to his fellow man, you will see that too. You will be equally moved. Everyone should experience this Australian icon at least one.

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AWM_Webmaster, AWM webmaster at Australian War Memorial, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Australian War Memorial, we are very proud of the stories told here at the Memorial and am pleased to hear you had a memorable experience. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

incredibly powerful,wonderful tribute to our service men and women.visited in afternoon ,the last post is every afternoon at 4.50 pm,school children and others laid wreaths,it was very moving .

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AWM_Webmaster, AWM webmaster at Australian War Memorial, responded to this review

I'm pleased to hear you had a memorable visit. The last post ceremony is now streamed daily at 4.55 AEDT. We hope you can visit again one day soon. More 

Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is unreal! Was my second time visiting (first about a year ago) spent about 2.5hours both times I went and I'm sure I didn't seem the same thing twice. There is so much here that you can't process it all at once.

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AWM_Webmaster, AWM webmaster at Australian War Memorial, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we hope to see you here again one day soon. More 

Batemans Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived just as it opened at 10am and spent the next 6 hours slowly going through the different Galleries. The Memorial is also a Museum depicting all of the conflicts that Australia has been involved in . It is a Mine of information and gives visitors an insight into what it was actually like to have been involved in... More 

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AWM_Webmaster, AWM Webmaster at Australian War Memorial, responded to this review

Hello David. Thank you for visiting us at the Australian War Memorial. We are both a place of reflection, paying tribute to the fallen with our Roll of Honour and Hall of Memory, and a museum that tells personal stories of Australians in wartime. We hope to see you here again soon. More 

Macedon Ranges, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Australian War Memorial is a must see for everyone. The exhibits are magnificent and the guided tour was outstanding. Our guide was very knowledgeable and provided information that we would never have found out about. We also bumped into Brendan Nelson which gave us a huge buzz.

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AWM_Webmaster, AWM Webmaster at Australian War Memorial, responded to this review

Hello Peter. Thank you for visiting us here at the Australian War Memorial. We have a great group of enthusiastic guides who love pointing out interesting items to and sharing information with our visitors. Brendan Nelson is very involved with the running of the Memorial and so can be seen around if you are lucky. We hope you have another... More 

Ashland, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited memorial during the annual ANZAC ceremony. Extremely moving event. As an American who was somewhat uninformed regarding Australia's great contributions during WWI & WWII, this site provides indepth information concerning the Ausies sacrifices and triumphs. Plan on spending 2-3 hours, highlighted by the Changing of the Guard.

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AWM_Webmaster, AWM Webmaster at Australian War Memorial, responded to this review

Hello Don. Thank you for visiting us at the Australian War Memorial. It is our honour to hold ceremonies, including the Anzac Day ceremony, to pay tribute to the servicemen and servicewoman who have fought for our country. You may be interested to know that we live stream our Last Post Ceremony through our Facebook page every day. We hope... More 

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