SUBSCRIBE ► - Let's travel to Canberra, the capital city of Australia and let's visit the Australian War Memorial which is Australia's national memorial to the members of its armed forces who have died or participated in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia, and some conflicts involving personnel from the Australian colonies prior to Federation. The memorial includes an extensive national military museum. The Australian War Memorial was opened in 1941, and is widely regarded as one of the most significant memorials of its type in the world.
The Australian War Memorial Museum has a large permanent exhibition about the First and Second World War and contains a large collection with WW2 relics. It also has an exhibition about the 98 Australian who received the Victoria Cross, the highest military award in the Commonwealth.
The Australian War Memorial consists of three parts: the Commemorative Area (shrine) including the Hall of Memory with the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, the Memorial's galleries (museum) and Research Centre (records). The Memorial also has an outdoor Sculpture Garden. The Memorial is currently open daily from 10am until 5pm, except on Christmas Day.
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