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Australian War Memorial
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, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.
The Australian War Memorial opened in 1947 and is regarded as one of the most significant memorials of its type in the world.
The clear line of sight to Parliament House from the back steps of the memorial makes it truly a unique icon and a must visit when coming to Canberra.
Whether or not you want to learn more about the First or Second World War, search for a digger or discover the collection of documents and imagery, the war memorial is such a unique and interesting place to visit.
Admission & opening hours
Open daily 10am - 5pm (Closed Christmas Day)
Entry is Free for Everyone
Treloar Cres (top of ANZAC Pde), Campbell, Canberra