Current Events

  1. Operation Jaywick 75th anniversary

    27 September 2018

    Free public talk
    Second World War Galleries, 12pm

    Thursday 27 September 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of Operation Jaywick, one of the most well-known special forces missions of the Second World War. Join a curator for some insights into this daring raid on Singapore Harbour by Australian and British special forces in September 1943.

  2. Story time

    28 September 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

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

  3. Women in war

    28 September 2018

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  4. Women in war

    29 September 2018

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  5. Women in war

    30 September 2018

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  6. Women in war

    01 October 2018

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  7. Family tour

    02 October 2018

    Free family activity
    Second World War Galleries entrance, 10.15am

    Join the Education team for a 30-minute tour designed for children and their families, and discover some of the fascinating stories behind the objects on display.

  8. Hands-on history

    02 October 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    What do servicemen and servicewomen wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Our engaging hands-on history program answers these questions and more.

  9. Family tour

    03 October 2018

    Free family activity
    Second World War Galleries entrance, 10.15am

    Join the Education team for a 30-minute tour designed for children and their families, and discover some of the fascinating stories behind the objects on display.