Current Events

  1. 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.

  2. Napier Waller Art Prize curator-led tour

    01 October 2019

    Free public talk
    Mezzanine, Anzac Hall, 11:30am

    Join art curators Toni Bailey and Erin Vink for a tour of the Napier Waller Art Prize exhibition, including the winning entry and those highly commended.

  3. 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.

  4. Hands-on History

    02 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.

  5. Collection detection

    02 October 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Captain Reg Saunders Gallery, 2pm

    Join a curator to discover rarely seen items in the Memorial’s collection. Learn more about the fascinating job of these experts in this hands-on experience for families.

  6. Family tours

    03 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.

  7. Hands-on History

    03 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.

  8. Make and create

    03 October 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Education Space, Lower galleries, 11.30am - 1pm

    A free craft session for children and their families. Create items to take home or help make a collaborative work to display in the Education Space.

  9. Moving battle lines: Animation and war

    03 October 2019

    Free public talk
    BAE Systems Theatre, 12.30pm

    Animation has regularly been drawn upon in times of war to recruit, train, and inform. Learn about the history of animation and war and watch some of our favourite cartoons from the collection – including Donald Duck!