Current Events

  1. Family tours

    19 July 2018

    Free school holidays family event
    Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries, 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.

  2. Hands-on history

    19 July 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

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

  3. Make and create

    19 July 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Education space, lower galleries, 11.30am - 1pm

    Children and their families are invited to join the Education team for a free craft session.

  4. Women in war

    19 July 2018

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

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

  5. The mysterious case of the Emden Bell

    19 July 2018

    Free public talk
    First World War Galleries, 12 pm

    One of the strangest stories from the Memorial’s collection is that of the bell of the German light cruiser SMS Emden. Join curator Di Rutherford as she explores the amazing story behind the Emden bell.

  6. Story time

    20 July 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10.30 am

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

  7. Make and create

    20 July 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Education space, lower galleries, 11.30am - 1pm

    Children and their families are invited to join the Education team for a free craft session.

  8. Women in war

    20 July 2018

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

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

  9. Women in war

    21 July 2018

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

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