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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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Reviewed yesterday

Called in after the Floriade & ended up spending 3 hours there..then went back the following day & spent another 4 hours there..& still didn't get to see everything! It's truly a place worth visiting..so much stuff is so well preserved & fantastic to think...More

Thank whitepip45
Reviewed yesterday

You need to spend so much time here to really get a feel for everything in the place. It is full of some of the tragic history of war and some inspiring stories of heroism, bravery and true spirit. Something for us all to be...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed yesterday

Take a moment to not just enjoy the memorial, it to feel it. The sacrifices, the honour, the mateship. Thank you to all that have and continue to serve.

Thank Gezza B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We specially came to Canberra to see the poppy fields this weekend and were differently not disappointed. The weather held off as we wandered through the fields, they are amazing and the music added to the effect. We also paid our respect at the grave...More

Thank Trudie R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see on a trip to Canberra. Unrealistic to see it all in a day but worth a few hours there at least to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the remarkable exterior displays up ANZAC Avenue. We were lucky enough to...More

Thank Kathie B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You don’t have to be Australian to appreciate this memorial and museum. The is world class! Full of history and human stories from wars and conflicts around the world. It is all quite overwhelming, plan to pop back in a few times (entry is free),...More

Thank nickytravels2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

On arrival at the War Memorial you first see beautiful hand made poppies. It was sad but also a beautiful display. It is a free entry and so much information and displays. There are guided tours offered but my husband and I enjoyed taking our...More

Thank Makingmemories13
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 days ago 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.

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tezya n
August 3, 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.
June 16, 2018|
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Free. Almost everything in Canberra is Free.
April 7, 2018|
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