We reopen 1 July

In accordance with the latest national health advice the Australian War Memorial will reopen to the public on Wednesday, 1 July. 

Pre-booked ticketing will apply for general entry and also to attend the daily Last Post Ceremony.

More information about visiting us and tickets
Plan your visit

Location

Treloar Crescent
Campbell ACT 2612
Australia

The Memorial is located at the top of Anzac Parade, just minutes from Canberra's city centre. Get easy directions for walking, cycling and driving with Google Maps.

Aerial view of Memorial grounds

Getting here

Visiting from interstate? Visit Canberra has information on getting to Canberra as well as recommendations for other things to see and do in the nation's capital.

We recommend allowing a full day to experience everything the Australian War Memorial has to offer.

🚘 Parking

  • 4 hour limits apply between 7.30am - 6.00pm (Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays). If you need to stay longer, see the Front Desk for a temporary parking pass.
  • Underground parking is available off Fairbairn Avenue; above-ground parking is available off Treloar Crescent.
  • Coach parking is available on Treloar Crescent and behind Anzac Hall.
  • A drop-off point is available near the main entrance.

🚍 Public transport

  • Transport Canberra runs regular bus services to the Australian War Memorial on both weekdays and weekends. Bus stops are located on Limestone Avenue. Special services also operate on Anzac Day.
  • Catch bus Route 54 on weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

🚲 Bikes

  • Bicycle racks are available near the Administration and C.E.W. Bean buildings.

Accommodation

Entry

Entry to the Memorial is free. Maps, brochures, and tour information are available at the Front Desk inside the main entrance. Wheelchairs and strollers are also available for free loan. Free cloaking facilities are also available; large bags cannot be taken into the Memorial for safety and security reasons.

Map - lower level galleries

Maps

Maps are available to help you find specific galleries, exhibitions, facilities, cafes, or simply the historical building's features.

The Memorial's galleries include many fascinating dioramas.

Exhibitions

The Memorial's galleries contain our permanent exhibitions dedicated to periods of conflict in Australia's history, as well as our ever-changing temporary exhibition spaces.

Delicious breakfast at Poppy's cafe

Cafes

Take a break during your visit

The Memorial has two cafes: Poppy's cafe (located in the Memorial grounds) is open 8.30 am – 4.30 pm daily. The Landing Place (located in Anzac Hall) is closed from 21 March 2020 until further notice.

 

Commemorative area tour

Tours

We are not currently running guided tours of the Memorial. We hope to recommence tours as soon as it is safe to do so.

Audio Tour
Our highlights audio tour is available in multiple languages and costs $10.

Staff member helping visitor in the Research Centre Reading Room

Research Centre Reading Room

We provide research assistance and access to our archived collection material. Perfect for those wanting to research further into their family history.

School group pictured in front of the Memorial

The Discovery Zone

School visits

The Discovery Zone is an educational space for visiting school groups and the public.

air

Our Continuing Story

Memorial development project

We are modernising and expanding our galleries and buildings.