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Australian War Memorial
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$137.76*
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Canberra Day Trip from Sydney
Ranked #1 of 217 things to do in Canberra
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Bristol UK
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“Fantastic”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

I have been so impressed with the War Memorial. We had such a lovely experience the first time we visited that we returned the next weekend. It is a gold coin donation on entry, but as you go in you will notice a lot of people paying again on the way out - you'll want to do the same. The staff are friendly without being nosy, the exhibits are world class, kids can let off some steam walking/running around outside while touring the outside memorials, the cafe staff were friendly and prompt - I can not find fault. Go. You won't regret it.

Visited December 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“great view and museum”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

great to visit even if your not even into that sort of thing.
has a great view and museum and free parking

Visited January 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Awesome - and moving experience”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Just spent a couple of days here and feel like I've only scratched the surface. The short films are excellent, especially Wings over the Front about the air war on the Western Front in WWI. I would highly recommend the free guided tour as a good place to start and give you an overview of the museum before striking out on your own. The staff are exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable, the food in the cafe is real good and pretty good value too. Will definitely be back

Visited January 2013
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Young, Australia
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“Spend a day.... At least!”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous. So much to see, do and take in. You can't come away from this place without a new appreciation for our diggers!

Visited February 2012
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Canberra, Australia
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“Parliament House”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

Please see review for Parliament House - I got mixed up. Parliament House showcases some interesting wood and as well as that you can see Parliament in action, or when not sitting, you can view the Senate and House of Representatives rooms. Climb to the top where the flagpole is and get a great view over the central part of Canberr.

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