Upcoming activities

  1. Story time

    23 August 2019

    Free activity for children
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

    Hear stories of brave animals, extraordinary people, and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.

  2. Story time

    30 August 2019

    Free activity for children
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

    Hear stories of brave animals, extraordinary people, and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.

  3. Story time

    06 September 2019

    Free activity for children
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

    Hear stories of brave animals, extraordinary people, and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.

  4. Sydney Welsh Choir Performance

    14 September 2019

    Free performance
    Commemorative Area, 3:30pm - 4pm

    The Sydney Welsh Choir is embarking on a three-day tour of Canberra; come and hear a short performance at the Australian War Memorial on Saturday, September 14, 3.30pm–4pm.

  5. Family tours

    30 September 2019

    Free family activity
    Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries, 10:15am

    Discover some of the captivating stories behind the objects on display in this 30-minute tour designed for children and their families.

  6. Hands-on History

    30 September 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    What do servicemen and servicewomen wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Come along with your family to find out. Try on uniforms, handle real items, and hear incredible stories of Australians who have served.

  7. Family tours

    01 October 2019

    Free family activity
    Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries, 10:15am

    Discover some of the captivating stories behind the objects on display in this 30-minute tour designed for children and their families.

  8. Hands-on History

    01 October 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    What do servicemen and servicewomen wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Come along with your family to find out. Try on uniforms, handle real items, and hear incredible stories of Australians who have served.

  9. Family tours

    02 October 2019

    Free family activity
    Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries, 10:15am

    Discover some of the captivating stories behind the objects on display in this 30-minute tour designed for children and their families.