International Museum Day
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Hands on History
11:00am and 2:00pm
What do servicemen and women wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Our exciting Hands-On-History programs answer these and many more questions. You can try on uniforms, handle real items and hear incredible stories of Australians in wartime.
Special exhibition tour of Remember Me
11:30am, Special Exhibition Gallery
Take a guided tour through our special photographic exhibition, Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt.
Film Screening: Memorial's film collection
2:30pm, BAE Systems Theatre
Join our assistant curator of film, Daniel Eisenberg, as he shares some highlights, new acquisitions and oddities from the Memorial's film collection. Highlights include animated propaganda, original footage of the bombing of Darwin, films by iconic war cameramen such as Damien Parer and Neil Davis and the work of our official cinematographer in Afghanistan, John Martinkus
This is a free event and bookings are not required.
Last Post Ceremony
4:45pm, Commemorative Area
Hear the personal story of Corporal Ernie Bailey - who served in the Australian War Records in the First World War and was working on relics destined to form the collection of what was to become the Australian War Memorial.