What's On Today 21 February 2020
09 October 2019 - 01 April 2020
This exhibition showcases two new art commissions by artist Dr Dacchi Dang and are the first substantial acquisition for the Memorial’s collection from the Vietnamese Australian perspective on the Vietnam War.
18 October 2019 - 03 September 2020
This special exhibition honours those Australians who work tirelessly to avert tragedy and build peace.
From Bougainville to East Timor; Rwanda to Solomon Islands - explore the stories behind peacekeeping and humanitarian operations, where Australian civilians, diplomats, police and military, have shown the courage to make peace.
05 November 2019 - 01 November 2020
In times of adversity, people often look to humour to keep up their spirits. This exhibition tells the story of comedy performance spanning the First World War through to recent conflicts.
22 February 2020
Free, 1.30 pm, BAE Systems theatre
Spend Saturdays at the Memorial this February, as we present a collection of films that connect to the special exhibition the Courage for peace.
23 February 2020
10.15 am and 2.15 pm
Entrance to the Second World War Gallery
This short, hands-on tour for families reveals remarkable stories of animals who have served in war.
23 February 2020
BAE Systems theatre
Join special guest speaker Nigel Allsopp as he discusses the roles that animals continue to play in military operations.
Tours of the Memorial
Memorial guides offer a personal touch to your visit and provide an exclusive experience. Highlights audio tours are also available for individual use in English, Mandarin, and Hindi. An Auslan (Australian Sign Language) video translation of the tour is also available.
Autumn program of events
See what's on this Summer at the Memorial. Download our program of exhibitions, events, talks and tours.
Explore the Memorial - Family Activities
See what's on for families this Summer at the Memorial. Download our program of activities, events, talks and tours.
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.
Our historical building itself is something to explore. Find out the significance and commemorative role of different parts of our incredible building, and special galleries such as Anzac Hall.
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.