The Australian War Memorial is a national war memorial situated in Canberra, Australia. The memorial remembers the members of the armed forces and supporting organisations who have died whilst representing the Commonwealth of Australia at war. The memorial was opened in 1941 and is recognised as one of the most significant memorials in the world. Its building is a Byzantine architecture style with elements of Art Deco throughout. The memorial consists of three parts: the Commemorative Area, the Memorial galleries which include a museum and the research centre which keeps records of people who represented Australia at war. The memorial also includes a sculpture garden.
If travelling to the memorial by car, the memorial has its own onsite car park for visitors. You can get to the memorial by using the local bus network, the 10, 81, 910 and 981 buses all stop close to the memorial.
Opening Times and Admission
You can visit the memorial at any time of the day on any day of the week, however, the buildings at the memorial are open 10am-5pm daily.