Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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Australian War Memorial pays tribute to Australians who fought in global conflicts. A large white building with a green dome serves as the site's focal point. It houses the commemorative area, including the Hall of Memory where the Tomb of the Australian Unknown Soldier lies. Inside, three walls of stained glass and four walls of mosaics depict Australian servicemen and women. In an outside courtyard, a memorial pool surrounds an eternal flame. A museum and archive details Australia's military involvement around the world. Put Australian War Memorial into our Fyshwick trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • the most fascinating museum, must be visited. exhibits amazing. historical information compiled beautifully. could spend all day there. cafe very good.exciting for all members of family 
  • A fascinating, albeit heart rendering, experience. Extremely well laid out and comprehensive explanations. 
  • We visited with our three nine year olds for the Last Post ceremony at the end of a day. No child (or Adult) should miss this poignant remembrance ceremony. An important lesson in life 
  • An A class memorial and war exhibition. Most definitely the best of all the museums and exhibitions I have seen in Australia. Top attraction; must see.
  • I couldn't help but shed a tear for the love poured into this place. Also great for views down the big road to parliament house.
  • It's probably one of the best attractions in Canberra if not Australia. Lots to see and do. Airplanes. Ships. Tanks. Guns. U name it.
  • A must see. Allow at least 3 hours. The three visual/audio displays that start on the hour at the back are very well done!
  • A must do when visiting Canberra. Very well-organized exhibition, divided in areas: World War I, World War II. Lots of information to learn about wars in the past, how people lived and fought. A dedicated 2 hours is recommended to spend at this place as it is huge.
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