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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 via mobile

This is possibly the best memorial I have ever visited. Looks at all major conflicts involving Australia. Beautiful last post ceremony at 5pm do not miss it. Free parking at week ends too

Thank apmulcahy53
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best I have seen-not a lot of military hardware on show but the recreation of battle grounds were brilliant.Very well laid out, covering Australia armed forces from their beginnings till current day-A fitting tribute to those that have fallen and those that...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Overwhelmed by some of the stories here. Take the time to actually think about the time and what it would have been like and the tears well.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had seats reserved to attended the 100th Anniversary Armistice Remembrance Service. The presentation and the experience of being there was outstanding and properly organised to honour and remember our diggers for providing us the life we are fortunate to have today. We were all...More

Thank Paulie S
Reviewed 2 days ago

All staff scattered around the Memorial are friendly and helpful. The various areas are very realistic and the Vietnam zone was for me great with the sound track which I realised was why the area was dark. It was an insight. The shop staff were...More

Thank Vet6869
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best places I have visited and would go back again. The service at the end of the day was very moving.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see for all Australians who owe past and present diggers so much. Charles Bean would be extremely proud to see what his vision has become and how the curators have collected such a wonderful display to honour our fallen. Attended the Armistice Remembrance...More

Thank Compass47550663419
Reviewed 3 days ago

It doesn't matter how many times you visit this place, it always stirs the emotions and teaches us so much. The fact that it is in the hands of experts who truly guide its future, is heartening and ensures that it will remain the most...More

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Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely worth a visit! completely beautiful and a touching service. One of my all time favourite things to do in Canberra

Thank Passport41989643374
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An incredible place to remember those who have sacrificed so much. Thank you to every single staff member who honors the memory of past and present serving personnel. The AWM is done with such respect, but also does not glorify the horrors of war. Exhibitions...More

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Response from Kokobuan | Reviewed this property |
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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.