Current Events

  1. Family tours

    24 January 2020

    10.15 am, Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries

    Discover some of the captivating stories behind the objects on display in this 30-minute tour designed for children and their families.

  2. Hands-on history

    24 January 2020

    11 am, Lower galleries

    What do servicemen and servicewomen wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Come along with your family to find out.
     

  3. Make and create

    24 January 2020

    11.30 am to 1 pm, Education Space, lower galleries

    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.

  4. Epitaph

    25 January 2020

    This 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.

  5. Epitaph

    26 January 2020

    This 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.

  6. Epitaph

    27 January 2020

    This 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.

  7. Special and secret: Australian aircrew supporting resistance forces during the Second World War

    30 January 2020

    12.30 pm, BAE Systems theatre

    This presentation will feature stories, collection items, and artworks relating to Australian Second World War aircrew.

  8. Women in war

    01 February 2020

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

  9. Summer films: Balibo (2009)

    01 February 2020

    Free, 1.30 pm, BAE Systems theatre

    Spend Saturdays at the Memorial this February, as we present a collection of films that connect to the special exhibition the Courage for peace.