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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
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Reviewed yesterday

The AWM is a shrine, a museum and an historic national monument to the sacifices made by over 100,000 men and women who gave their lives in all wars in defence of this country. The only major disappointment is the pathetic display regarding the bombing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m a Canberra local and often take visitors to the AWM. You could easily spend three days there and not get through everything, but when visiting with young kids it’s wonderful to see the planes and let them expore. The kids area is sensational -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LucyinOZ
Reviewed yesterday

The AWM has always been a must see for visitors to the nation's capital, but it's development in recent years has made it one of Australia's premier man-made attractions. The variety and quality of.displays, the information provided and the sensitivity shown towards remembering and honouring...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PHjnr
Reviewed yesterday

For those that enjoy history and war camaraderie this is the place for you! Incredible exhibitions, the presentation of actual planes and the film that is played against these is a small insight into the trials and tribulations of war.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kate H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Australian War Memorial in Canberra is the perfect place to reflect on Australian involvement in both World Wars and other major global conflicts and peacekeeping missions. The memorial area for the Unknown Soldier is perfectly created, with spectacular views back down to the Parliament...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank twotravellngplanners
Reviewed yesterday

We went to the memorial with friends, and I haven't been for some time but it so good to see the old favourites like a fully restored Lancaster bomber "G for George", which has a light and sound show every hour, but to see the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jane H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Australian War Memorial is, to me, like no other in the world, and I have visited many around the globe. From the unique architectural design to the ambiance, the quality and thoughtful design of each presentation and collection to the soul-stirring 'Last Post' played...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank drchristinedunn
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful visual display through poppy fields of the heartache of war. The War Memorial is justifiably one of the major tourist attractions in the ACT. The poppy plantings, both real & hand- crocheted marked the 100 year anniversary of the end of WW1.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnnaKP22
Reviewed yesterday

The War Memorial is one of Australia's most visited landmarks and is set to undergo a 500 million dollar (yes, 500) upgrade. There is lots to see here, both inside and out and I particularly liked how they presented the WWI artifacts and the story...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank quinnmccolly
Reviewed yesterday

I was only able to spend 4 1/2 hrs at the memorial and it was a good introduction, but not long enough. I took advantage of a 90 minute tour conducted by a volunteer guide and it was well worth it. This unique combination of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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31 October 2018|
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Response from Kokobuan | Reviewed this property |
I guess once the review is submitted for admin’s approval it could not be edited. Or maybe admin can offer some help here?
22 October 2018|
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Response from AWM_Webmaster | Property representative |
Hi, the Australian War Memorial does have free wifi on-site.
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Response from SarahAngela1967 | 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.