The enormity of our losses is clear to see here. The staff were very helpful. Signage could be more useful. A reminder of the futility of War.
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A fantastic place for every Australian to visit. A must see the displays are a real credit and it is Free. We did a tour, presented by a lovely mature, very knowledgeable and fit lady called Margaret. Who was unreal. We thoroughly enjoyed our day...More
I only had 1+ hours so I decided to look up one section and head straight there. I chose the Kokoda Trail, I asked at the information desk, they had a map with directions and I was there in 5 minutes. I enjoyed the film,...More
This is a must visit when in Canberra for young and old. You will be required to go through security first, then free to wander and reflect. Allow at least 3 hours, more if you can. Don’t hesitate to ask questions or head to the...More
I was dragged there by my husband and so glad he did. Museum or memorial of any kind is a torture to me, but we walked up Anzac Parade which in itself was fantastic with all the sculptures there to see. gold coin donation into...More
We visited the War Memorial in Canberra and took a 90 minute free Guided Tour with our extremely knowledgeable guide Struan who took us through with details of the First and Second World Wars only. So interesting, we would never have covered the amount of...More
I hadn't been to the Australian War Memorial in over 10 years. The displays are so very moving. We were offered a free guided tour but decided to go it alone so we could spend the time reading the information and watching the video clips....More
After recently going to imperial war museum which was poor i found this to be awe inspiring. The ww1 and ww2 galleries excellent. The anzac hall is unparalleled. The aircraft hall very good. Korean war excellent and there i had to stop as no more...More
I took my mum and dad here on 12 October, 2017, the 100 year anniversary of mum's uncle being shot and killed at Passchendaele, Belgium in WW1. We visited 4 times over 3 days. We placed poppies against his name on The Honour Roll, the...More
If visiting the ACT War Memorial time your visit so that you witness the Last Post every evening at 4.45pm .Go to the balcony to observe the ceremony.