Current Events

  1. Epitaph

    18 April 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

    This new museum theatre piece captures the emotional struggle for Australian families at the end of the First World War as they faced the task of writing an epitaph for their loved ones buried in foreign lands.

  2. Gallipoli artefacts

    18 April 2019

    Curator-led behind-the-scenes tour
    Meet in the Orientation Gallery, 12.30pm

    Join a curator-led behind-the-scenes tour of objects from the Gallipoli campaign. These rarely seen items will include works of art, documents, and objects from one of the most significant events in Australia’s history.
    Bookings essential.

  3. Women in war

    19 April 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. Women in war

    20 April 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.

  5. Women in war

    21 April 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.

  6. Women in war

    22 April 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.

  7. Family tours

    23 April 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.

  8. Hands-on history

    23 April 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    Come along and discover the incredible story of an Australian serviceman who was wounded in the First World War. Through objects and uniforms, explore his experiences during and after the war.

  9. Make and create

    23 April 2019

    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.