Opening Hours
Christmas Day)
In preparation for the daily Last Post Ceremony,
galleries are progressively closed from 4 pm
The Australian War Memorial
Treloar Crescent
Campbell ACT 2612


COVID-19 visitor information

In line with ACT Government requirements visitors to the Memorial who have been in a COVID-19 affected area or exposure site during prescribed periods will not be permitted entry to the Memorial.  

Visit the ACT Government website for the latest travel advice for visitors from all states and territories.

Visitors over the age of 16 years are required to check-in prior to entry using the Check IN CBR app. 
For information, visit Check IN CBR.

Get your ticket to visit

You must have a ticket to visit the Australian War Memorial, and to attend the daily Last Post Ceremony. Entry is free.

We encourage you to register a ticket in advance. Tickets may be made available at the Memorial entry, subject to capacity.

The Ink in the Lines  exhibition can be viewed by booking a Galleries and Commemorative Area ticket.

View our suggested itineraries & ticket information
Plan your visit

Suggested itineraries

Whether you have an hour or a day to visit the Memorial, we have a suggested itinerary to help you plan your visit.

School visits

If you are planning a visit for a school group, please read our school visit information.

ADF and school cadet units

If you are planning a visit with an ADF or school cadet unit, please read our information sheet.

ADF and school cadet units
Information sheet

Your safety is our priority

We have safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of visitors, staff and volunteers.

Visitors will notice hand-sanitiser stations, additional and regular cleaning services, and onsite public health messaging. Contactless purchasing is in place at the Memorial’s Shop and at Poppy’s Café

COVID-19 spreads like the flu, so good hygiene is crucial in helping to prevent the spread of the virus. We urge you to help protect the community by adopting the following safety measures:

  • Comply with current social distancing guidelines of 1.5 metres
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand rub before and after eating, and after going to the toilet
  • When coughing and sneezing cover your mouth and nose with a flexed elbow or tissue – discard the tissue safely and clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water
  • Avoid physical greetings and contact (handshaking and kissing) and maintain distance between yourself and others, particularly those who are coughing, sneezing and have a fever
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. If you have a fever, cough and/or difficulty breathing, please seek medical care
  • Do not visit the Memorial if you are unwell or if you have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • Consider downloading the COVIDsafe app.

Visit the Australian Government Department of Health website for the latest COVID-19 advice.

Visit the Reading Room

Research Centre

We provide research assistance and access to our archived collection material, suitable for those wanting to research their family history.

Make an appointment

Exhibitions and Galleries

From permanent galleries to online exhibitions

The Memorial has several permanent exhibitions and galleries covering Australia's involvement in all conflicts. For those outside of Canberra, we also have touring and online exhibitions, as well as collection items in fellow institutions.

Find out more

Building Features

Our historic building itself is something to explore. Discover the significance and commemorative role of different parts of our incredible building, as well as special galleries such as Anzac Hall.


Learn more

Last updated: