Plan your visit
Regular visitors will notice that we have made changes to our operations to ensure the health and safety of visitors, staff and volunteers.
You will need a ticket to visit the Australian War Memorial.
Visitors over the age of 16 years are required to check-in prior to entry using the Check IN CBR app.
To commemorate #NAIDOC2021 we have created this page which lets you explore some resources related to the wartime experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
3D Treasures features a selection of objects from our collection in 3D, giving you a closer view of these stories than ever before.
Australians at war
Learn about Australia's involvement in war, from the time of the first settlement at Sydney Cove in the 18th century to our peacekeeping roles under United Nations auspices.
The 39th Battalion was seen as heroic but the 53rd Battalion was derided; the clues lay in the circumstances of their formation.
Private Alex Clingan was 22 when he went over the top at Fromelles with the 53rd Battalion.
On 1 June 1942, exactly one year after missing the final evacuation ship from Crete, John Desmond Peck landed at Bari, Italy as a prisoner of war.