Since opening in 1941, the Australian War Memorial has been committed to telling the story of Australia’s wartime experience. Learn the stories of the men and women who have served the nation in war and on operations by taking one of our available tours.

Self-Guided Tours

Take a self-guided tour, covering selected highlights from our collection. Interact with featured exhibits and explore items of interest using portable devices. Our self-guided tours take approximately 90 minutes to complete. Please enquire at our Information Desk upon arrival.

Highlights Audio Tour

Available in English, Mandarin and Hindi.

Cost: $10.00 pp (family discount available).

Highlights Auslan (Australian sign language) Tour

Facilitated on a portable device the Auslan tour connects visitors with our iconic collection and is signed and captioned.

Cost: $10.00 pp (family discount available).

Free Daily Tours

The Memorial’s knowledgeable and experienced voluntary guides deliver free 80-minute tours daily. These tours cover the Commemorative Area and our First and Second World War galleries. Please enquire at our Information Desk on arrival as spaces may be limited.

Private Guided Tours

For all groups over 10 pax and any visiting external tour providers, please contact


Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians

The Australian War Memorial acknowledges the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia. We recognise their continuing connection to land, sea and waters. We pay our respects to elders past and present.