Plan your visit
The Australian War Memorial is open to the public.
Visitors require timed tickets to enter the Memorial, and also to attend the daily Last Post Ceremony at 4:30 pm in the Commemorative Area.
Access to the Memorial entrance and visitor carpark is via Fairbairn Avenue.
School and school aged group bookings
For Every Drop Shed in Anguish
A contemporary public artwork, crafted in marble by artist Alex Seton, was dedicated at the Australian War Memorial to represent the “blood, sweat and tears” shed by those in service and their families.
For Every Drop Shed in Anguish is made up of 18 unique "droplets" of marble, some weighing up to 3000 kgs.
Read the media release
Our Touring Program features exhibitions travelling to both capital cities and regional areas of Australia, allowing wider access to the Memorial’s collection.
Current touring exhibitions include ACTION! Film & War, Ink in the Lines, and Art in Conflict.
Explore a selection of resources related to the wartime experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Please be advised that the following pages contain the names, images and objects of deceased people.
Do you have a family anecdote about something that happened to a relative or ancestor during the First or Second World War? It might be possible to find more about your relative’s service.
The Memorial is seeking permission from the copyright holders to publish the collections listed below.
Due to the careful attention of Memorial volunteers in the Official Records section, a previously inaccessible report of the landings at Anzac Cove of 25 April 1915 and first week of the campaign has been uncovered.