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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

I love going to this place as there is always something more to learn about our past. The exhibition form the Afghanistan war is very moving

Thank AnnandBob99
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this place and they have done such a great job with it. It is very interesting for everyone and interactive in parts. Respect! A place you can visit more than once.

Thank melinda e
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a special place, exhibits are very respectful. Last post every night was extremely moving. Loved it

Thank BackPacker686641
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best war museum and memorial combined. You should set aside the whole day to be able to see everything.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Irnbru
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Dianna M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank 5pook
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Larochelle35
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are in Canberra I would recommend visiting the Australian War Memorial. Staff are fantastic and it's very well set up. Highly Recommend.

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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.
16 June 2018|
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Free. Almost everything in Canberra is Free.
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