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Australian War Memorial

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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...more
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Treloar Crescent, Canberra 2612, Australia
+61 2 6243 4211
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If you do nothing else in Canberra ... let this be your experience. This is a humbling, significant, poignant experience. My second visit to the memorial and this time with a bit of life experience ... I can appreciate how important it is to Australians....More

Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed yesterday

As we walked into the Australian War Memorial we were greeted with a sea of 62,000 hand knitted red poppies across the lawns of the War Memorial. What a fantastic & evocative display to honour the spirit of all those who lost their lives in...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The war memorial is such a moving and intense experience. To see what our diggers had to cope with in terms of equipment and supplies shows what brave men they were to keep our country safe.

Thank Helen9021
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This Memorial is outstanding in showcasing all wars where Australians have and are participating. Showcases many artefacts, with many pieces being donated by people or families who survived the various wars. It’s free and if you want to see all of this place, then give...More

Thank work2travel62
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is much to see at the Australian War Memorial. If you were to read absolutely everything on display I imagine it would take some days, and indeed it takes a good half day or more just to make your way around. Positives: an incredibly...More

Thank Kath B
Reviewed yesterday

What a special visit, words can't explain the atmosphere, if you get the chance stay for the last post ceremony do it.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited to see the Poppies installation. We weren't disappointed, An extremely moving tribute to our fallen. Get down to Canberra before they've gone.

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an exceptional memorial and museum It is very well maintained and the displays are first class Make sure you see G for George and the sound and light display. This visit I went to see the poppy display. I commend all who participated...More

Thank Rosemary V
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I recently visited the War Memorial as we were very keen to see the latest exhibit. This is the Poppy display which commemorates the Australian lives lost in the First World War. When we approached the grassy area to the side of...More

Thank helen k
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing day, maybe need 2 or 3. Some really interesting exhibitions that give insight into what our brave soldiers went through.

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4 August 2018|
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Response from Sarah N | Reviewed this property |
All day if you have that long! It depends how interesting you find it but they do give you a free map which shows the “must see” areas of you are on a timescale or have kids that bore/tire easily.
16 June 2018|
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Free. Almost everything in Canberra is Free.
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