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Australian War Memorial

Consistently voted Canberra's premier tourist attraction, the Australian War Memorial is not only a fitting tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in service of their country, but also a fascinating, highly-informative museum, that seeks to educate modern Australians about the conflicts that have blighted their country's past. Housing an in-depth exhibition for every war Australia has ever been involved in, and boasting passionate, knowledgeable tour guides, visitors are strongly advised to set aside at least half a day to do the museum justice. A must-see for anyone seeking a sobering, humanising reminder of how dearly war can cost a nation. Entrance to the Memorial is free, and there are free 90-minute tours are conducted daily by knowledgeable volunteers.

Address: Treloar Crescent, Canberra

Website: www.awm.gov.au