School holidays at the Memorial

Discovery ZoneThe Discovery Zone is a unique hands-on learning space. The various environments replicate the living conditions of five different conflicts.

Hands-on historyTry on uniforms, handle real artefacts, and hear incredible stories! Weekdays during the school holidays at 11am.

StorytimeStories of brave animals, extraordinary people and faraway places, brought to life. Great for pre-schoolers but all welcome.

Drop-in craftMake your own animal puppet, bookmark or poppy to take home. Free and no bookings required.

Museum theatreBe captivated by actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances relating to the experiences of women during wartime.

Holiday workshopsWorkshops are offered for children during holiday periods. Check back regularly for updates.

Activities & downloads

ancestral portraits

Shake your family treeWhere was your family back in 1915? Guidelines for tracing the family history of students in your class.

One of the lost diggers of Vignacourt

Research a soldierDo some detective work to build up a profile on a chosen Australian's service.

Two children crafting a poppy

Make a poppyA craft activity for primary-aged kids. You can also find out more about poppies, the widely accepted flower of remembrance.

A hard tack biscuit as issued to ANZAC forces

Make hard tackEver wondered how the many thousands of Anzacs could be supplied with food quickly and with no refrigeration?