Avro Lancaster Mk I Bomber 'G for George': 460 Squadron, RAAF in Anzac Hall. RELAWM31788

Anzac Hall shows some of the Memorial’s most significant large objects, using sound and light in innovative ways: the objects themselves become screens to tell compelling stories of Australia’s servicemen and women.

G for George: Witness a stunning re-creation of a night operation over Berlin in 1943, featuring the famous Lancaster bomber "G for George". This exhibition, called Striking by night, vividly conveys the exploits and experiences of the people, from both sides, who lived through the bombing offensive.

Submarine: Discover the Memorial’s famous midget submarine, assembled from sections of two of the three submarines that raided Sydney in 1942. The exhibition Sydney under attack uses sound and light to suggest the drama and tragedy of the events that night.

First World War aircraft: A large part of the Hall contains the permanent exhibition, Over the front: the Great war in the air. It tells the story of military flight and aerial combat during the First World War using original and extraordinary aircraft and an exciting sound-and-light show.

Mephisto After 70 years of exhibition in Queensland the First World War German tank Mephisto has arrived at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the Memorial has collaborated with the Queensland Museum to display Mephisto outside Brisbane for the first time since it was transported from Europe after the end of the First World War.

Sound-and-light shows screening in Anzac Hall:

Sequence of shows begin on the hour every hour.

  • Striking by night:

    Monday–Sunday: on the hour (10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 1.00, 2.00, 3.00, 4.00)

  • Over the front: the Great war in the air:

    Monday–Sunday: at quarter-past the hour (10.15, 11.15, 12.15, 1.15, 2.15, 3.15, 4.15)
    There will be no screenings on Monday 15 June and Tuesday 16 June 2015.

  • Sydney under attack alternating with Our first naval victory: half past the hour

         Monday–Sunday: on the half-hour (10.30, 12.30, 2.30, 4.30)

  • Our first naval victory

    Monday–Sunday: on the alternate half-hour (11.30, 1.30, 3.30)

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