Discovery Zone for schools

As a precautionary health measure, the Discovery Zone at the Memorial is now closed. Reopening of the space will remain under review. Thank you for your understanding.



School groups wishing to use the Discovery Zone must book ahead. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Booking the Discovery Zone

The Discovery Zone is suitable for Primary students. It can be booked in conjunction with education programs.

The Discovery Zone is not available for school bookings between 12.30pm - 1.30pm weekdays or on weekends. During the ACT school holidays, bookings are only available at 12.00pm and 4.00pm.

Please note: the Discovery Zone contains bright lights and loud noises. 

You can book a Discovery Zone session by:


Sessions start on the hour and half-past the hour, and run for 30 minutes. Education staff, with the assistance of teachers, will guide students through the five environments of the Discovery Zone and help them to understand the conditions Australians have faced in wartime.


Price $3.30 per student
Duration 30 minutes
Maximum number 60 per session (limit 2 sessions per school)
Available 9 am – 12.30 pm
1.30 pm - 4.30 pm