Current Events

  1. After the war curator-led tour

    23 April 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.

  2. Family tours

    24 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.

  3. Hands-on history

    24 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.

  4. Make and create

    24 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.

  5. Story time

    26 April 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

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

  6. Women in war

    26 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. Women in war

    27 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.

  8. Women in war

    28 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.

  9. Music and the First World War

    30 April 2019

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30pm

    Join a curator to hear about songs that were popular during the First World War and the stories behind performances.