Australian War Memorial


The Australian War Memorial is pleased to be the recipient of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award for the number one landmark in both Australia and the South Pacific for 2016. Bringing together a world-class museum, a shrine and an extensive archive, the Australian War Memorial in Canberra is a moving and insightful experience for both young and old. Discover the diverse Australian experiences of war and connect with the stories of people and events that shaped Australia. With the purpose of commemorating the sacrifice of Australians who have died in war, the Memorial is a place to pay your respects and discover what it means to be Australian. Ninety minute guided tour available at 10 am, 10.15 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm and 2 pm daily.


The Australian War Memorial is located at the top of Anzac Parade, just minutes from Canberra’s city centre.


The Memorial’s galleries contain permanent exhibitions dedicated to periods of conflict in Australia’s history, as well as ever-changing temporary exhibition spaces. Check out On Closer Inspection; a series of 360 degree immersive experiences developed by the Australian War Memorial through the use of 360 degree digital video and VR technology. Voted the number one landmark in Australia by travellers in the 2016 Trip Advisor Awards, it’s worth a look!


  • drop off point
  • accessible parking
  • accessible by public transport
  • lift access
  • wheelchairs and strollers are available for free loan
  • guided tours
  • carers room
  • baby change facilities


  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Lockers
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant
  • Shop

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