Current Events

  1. Family tours

    16 July 2019

    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

    16 July 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    Try on uniforms, handle real items, and hear incredible stories of Australians who have served.

  3. Women in war

    16 July 2019

    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. After the war curator-led tour

    16 July 2019

    Free curator-led tour
    Special Exhibition Gallery, 12.30 pm

    Join this curator-led tour of the After the war exhibition, exploring the personal stories of ordinary Australians whose lives have been altered by war.

  5. Family tours

    17 July 2019

    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.

  6. Hands-on History

    17 July 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    Try on uniforms, handle real items, and hear incredible stories of Australians who have served.

  7. Women in war

    17 July 2019

    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.

  8. Highlights of the contemporary art collection

    17 July 2019

    Free curator-led tour
    Meet in the Orientation Gallery, 12.30 pm

    The Australian War Memorial has a long history of collecting and commissioning work by leading Australian contemporary artists. Join a curator-led tour to discover how living artists respond to conflict.

  9. Family tours

    18 July 2019

    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.