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Published December 29th 2011
The Australian War Memorial Museum is located in Campbell - a 5 minute drive or 30 minute walk from the city centre.
Through education programs, the museum aims to help students understand the Australian experience of war and its impact on Australian society. It also offers free 90 minute guided tours of the galleries.
The museum covers Australia's involvement in the following wars:
Colonial period, 1788-1901 Sudan, March to June 1885 South African War (Boer War), 1899-1902 China (Boxer Rebellion), 1900-01 First World War, 1914-18 Second World War, 1939-45
- Occupation of Japan, 1946-51
- Korean War, 1950-53
- Malayan Emergency, 1950-60
- Indonesian Confrontation, 1963-66
- Vietnam War, 1962-75
- First Gulf War, 1990-91
- Peacekeeping, 1947 to present
The Australian War Memorial Research Centre is the single most important resource for researching Australia's military history. It is open during the week as well as Saturdays.
Aside from 2 cafes, the Museum also has parents room, lift, first aid room, information desk, cloakroom, shop and toilets (including wheelchair accessible toilets). Underground parking is available near the main entrance and above ground parking is available on Treloar Crescent.