What's On Today 28 July 2017

  1. 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. 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 - 11 September 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. Highlights of the Sheet Music Collection

    Hear stories behind the composers, songs and performances.

  2. Third Battle of Ypres Last Post Ceremony

    100th anniversary of the Third Battle of Ypres.

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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