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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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We were honoured to attend a Last Post ceremony for our relative. The War Memorial had everything running like clockwork and guided us through what to expect. They had wreaths prepared, someone on hand to take photo's and could not of been more helpful. The...More
We took the 90 minutes tour and thoroughly enjoyed learning about key people and events in our nations history. We stayed 7 hours and attended the Ode of remembrance at 5pm. Very moving. A different soldier honoured every day. Profoundly humbling and exceptional in its...More
War is never the solution yet the AWM shows the sacrifices made by Australian men and women, following the directions of politicians safely ensconced at home, in a simply amazing setting.
There is so much to see and do with hands on exhibits for the...More
Went with my brother, who is also a military buff. We both agreed that this was at least as good as the Imperial War Museum in London.
If you want to find out things military in Australia, this is the place to look. It has...More
This is the second time we have taken our children to The Australian War Memorial. My son who is now 6 nearly 7 was fascinated by everything and my girls also really enjoyed it. I would recommend it as a place to visit with your...More