Tours of the Memorial

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

Tours of the Memorial connect visitors with the powerful stories of courage, devotion, and mateship told through our collection. There are various tour options for groups and individuals specifically designed to help enhance your understanding of the exhibits and stories we hold.

Download the Tours at the Australian War Memorial flyer.

Guided tour

Highlights Audio Tour

Visiting with friends, family, or on your own? This immersive self-paced audio tour covers selected highlights from our collection. Take your time to interact with the featured exhibits and explore nearby items of interest.

Cost: $10 per person (family discount available)
Duration: 1–1.5hrs
Available languages: English, Mandarin and Hindi.

Audio devices are available from the Information Desk in the Orientation Gallery. No bookings are required.

Person using Auslan highlights tour

Highlights Auslan Tour

(Australian Sign Language)

Explore a selection of highlights from our exhibits with a self-paced Auslan tour. Facilitated on a portable device the tour is both signed and captioned, connecting Deaf and hearing impaired visitors with our iconic collection.

Cost: $10 per person (family discount available)
Duration: 1–1.5hrs
Format: Signed and captioned video

Portable devices are available from the Information Desk in the Orientation Gallery. No bookings are required.


Gallery Guide Booklet

This self-guiding book option introduces visitors to iconic collection items in each of the galleries and sculptures in the beautiful grounds of the Memorial. The booklet includes a map and collection item descriptions to help you navigate your way through exhibition spaces.

Cost: $5
Available languages: English and simplified Chinese.

Booklets are available from the Information Desk in the Orientation Gallery. 


Guided Discovery Tour

This unique tour is hosted by our knowledgeable guides, accompanied with special headsets for all participants. Your guide will provide an engaging and exclusive tour of our collection items, through the Commemorative Area, First World War galleries, Second World War galleries, or Conflicts 1945 to Today galleries.

Cost: $15 per person
Duration: 1hr
Numbers: Up to 100 (minimum cost $150), maximum group size of 20

Please email to book your experience.

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