Visit the Memorial

Visitors require timed tickets to enter the Memorial and attend the daily Last Post Ceremony at 4:30pm.

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Learn about Transcribe

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New Sculpture

For Every Drop Shed in Anguish

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Touring Exhibitions

Our current touring exhibitions include ACTION! Film & War, Ink in the Lines and Art in Conflict.

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Last Post Ceremony

From 1 January 2024, the daily Last Post Ceremony will begin at 4.30 pm.

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Development project

Our Continuing Story

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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. 

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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.

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Touring Exhibitions

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.

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The Memorial has launched a new online platform, Transcribe. Help preserve Australia's history by transcribing records from the National Collection.

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Indigenous service

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.

  1. The Memorial is seeking permission from the copyright holders to publish the collections listed below.

  2. 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.

  3. This February, marks the 60th anniversary of a momentous event in Royal Australian Navy (RAN) history, the loss of the destroyer HMAS Voyager II following a collision with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne II. 

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