The Australian War Memorial is Australia’s national memorial and museums to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who served and sacrificed in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Australian War Memorial consists of : the Commemorative Area or Shrine, the Hall of Memory, the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, the Memorial’s galleries and Museum.
Among the many historical objects in the National Museum of Australia the following are some highlights:
- LAV-25 Australian Light Armoured Vehicle
- Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle
- Centurion Tank
- HMAS Brisbane (D 41) Gun Mount
- HMAS Brisbane – Bridge
To help you better appreciate the Australian War Memorial, the following guides will be helpful:
- Name: Australian War Memorial
- Opened: 1941
- Location: Treloar Crescent, Campbell, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
- City: Canberra
“We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.” Winston Churchill
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