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Your Visit to the Shrine of Remembrance

Melbourne war memorial

Below are some details that may help you in planning your visit to the Shrine of Remembrance.

Location:                        Kings Domain on St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Address:                          Birdwood Ave, Melbourne

Type:                                War Memorial & Museum


Essential Facts:

  • Established:               1934
  • The grounds of Shrine of Remembrance include:
    • The Shrine of Remembrance
    • The Galleries of Remembrance
      • The Victoria Cross
      • Gallery of Medals
    • The Second World War Forecourt
    • Gallipoli Memorial
    • The Legacy Garden of Appreciation
    • Remembrance Garden Post-1945 Memorial
    • Cobbers memorial
    • Driver and Wipers sculptures
    • Women’s Garden and Memorial Cairn



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