Visiting the Memorial

Education programsOur facilitated programs are linked to national curriculum profiles, and use real objects, fascinating stories, and hands-on items to engage students.

Discovery ZoneThe Discovery Zone is an amazing hands-on learning space.

Visitors can see, touch, listen, and smell five distinct environments that replicate five different periods of conflict since Australia’s Federation.

School wreath-laying ceremoniesFor a truly unique experience, students participate in a special wreathlaying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier. A guest veteran will officiate and be available for a Q&A.

Tips for schools

Planning your visitImportant information to ensure your students have the best possible visit. Book your visit

Make a booking

For the Classroom

Objects from the National Collection

Classroom ResourcesBrowse a rich collection of curriculum-linked activities and case studies.

One of the Memorial Boxes

Memorial boxesEach themed box contains hands-on artefacts, photographs, case studies, uniforms, a video, oral histories, teacher’s notes, and more.

Education publicationsThese books and resources have been made available to download free for classroom use.

New Simpson Prize 2015The 2015 Simpson Prize requires students to respond to a question using both the supplied material and their own research.

National History ChallengeA research-based competition for students in years 5 to 12.

ANZAC Day Schools AwardsThe Anzac Day Schools' Awards encourage initiative and creativity in school Anzac Day commemoration.

Professional development

Professional development

Professional developmentBook a session at the Memorial and our professional staff will tailor a program to suit your specific needs.

Professional development

HTAA Annual ConferenceDetails of the History Teachers' Association of Australia Annual Conference.

Education at the Memorial

Education on the BlogThe latest news and views from the Memorial's Education team.