We reopen 1 July

In accordance with the latest national health advice the Australian War Memorial will re-open to the public on Wednesday, 1 July. 

Your safety is our priority

We are putting additional safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of our visitors, staff and volunteers.

We thank you for your understanding and ask for your continued cooperation while we implement new conditions of entry.


Museum At Home

Our galleries and exhibitions are temporarily closed but we’re still telling stories about our nation’s servicemen and servicewomen and the Australian experience of war.

Featured articles

  1. 'You had a job to do ... and you did it to the best of your ability'

    Ken Semmler was one of 36 Australians who flew close air support missions with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.

  2. How embroidery helped Pat Sullivan survive the war

    When Pat Sullivan was captured during the Fall of Singapore, he quickly realised he would need a hobby to help calm his mind and combat depression.

  3. The passing of a Second World War commando

    Today we acknowledge the recent passing of another Second World War veteran, WX12804 John “Jack” Trelease Hanson, who served with the 2/2nd Independent Company on Timor during 1942 and later with t

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