Australian War Memorial, Canberra

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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 online trip itinerary builder attractions into our {2}, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • An amazing experience and not to be missed if you visit Canberra. The last post was an amazing and moving experience that brought home the horror of war and the effect it still has for the family of.....  more »
  • A must go for young and teenage children. Such a good learning and amazing experience for all. Lot of information about world war 1 and 2. A tribute to the gone soldiers. Just before closing time...  more »
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  • 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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