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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 and other Canberra attractions into our Canberra online trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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Australian War Memorial Reviews
I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to the war memorial. It was very clearly laid out, and there was lots of information about each of the displays. I learned a lot about Australia and its participation in..... more »
This memorial is essential to understand the sacrifice and strength of the Australian people and the role this nation has played in shaping history. Beautiful- clean and poignant, the solemn... more »
Highly recommend taking one of the free tours. The war memorial is incredible and having someone to share the stories makes it an experience you’ll remember forever. I left feeling so much more connected to my history.
I normally don’t like find war memorials or museums but I loved this one! Unfortunately I only had one day in Canberra and left this one last so I didn’t have time to slowly go through everything so I would definitely recommend getting here early. At closing time there was a memorial service being held for a different person who served in the war every day which was very nice to watch.
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