What's On Today 18 August 2017

  1. Closing soon

    For Country, For Nation Exhibition

    23 September 2016 - 13 September 2017

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have a long standing tradition of fighting for Country, and continue to serve with honour among our military forces. The new exhibition For Country, for Nation presents a diverse range of art, objects, photographs and stories from across Australia to explore.

  2. Closing soon

    For Country, For Nation Highlights Tour

    27 September 2016 - 31 August 2017

    Join a Memorial curator to learn of some of the personal stories in the exhibition.

  3. The Deceiving Eye

    01 March 2017 - 22 October 2017

winter brochure

See our Winter brochure for details about what's happening at the Memorial from June to August 2017.

Our program includes curator talks, special Last Post Ceremonies, free school holiday activities, Friends information, and events for NAIDOC Week 2017.

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Exhibitions and Galleries

From permanent galleries to online exhibitions

The Memorial's 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.

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Building Features

Our historical building itself is something to explore. Find out the significance and commemorative roll of different parts of our incredible building, and special galleries such as Anzac Hall.


Upcoming events

  1. Vietnam Veterans Day Last Post Ceremony

    Vietnam Veterans Day Last Post Ceremony commemorating Bernard Lyle Smith of the 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

  2. Private Glanville's Radio

    Captured on Crete and sent to work in a factory as a prisoner of the Germans during the Second World War, Private Reginald Glanville used his electrical expertise to construct a short-wave radio.

  3. Art of Nation: Charles Bean's Memorial

    Join Memorial curators as they demonstrate this new interactive, Art of Nation

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Current exhibitions

  1. For Country, For Nation Exhibition

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have a long standing tradition of fighting for Country, and continue to serve with honour among our military forces.

  2. A Home on a Southern Hill

    Unfolding over the 75th anniversary year of the Australian War Memorial, A Home on a Southern Hill is a series of exhibitions which tell the story of how the Memorial was brought to being,

  3. The holocaust - witnesses and survivors

    The Holocaust reveals the extremes of humanity’s capacity for evil, as well as its spirit of endurance and survival. 

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Last Post Ceremony

The Last Post ceremony allows guests to remember those Australians who have lost their lives in war. It is broadcast live daily via webcam on the Memorial’s website from 4.55 pm AEDT.

Located on the Entry Level