Museums and Exhibitions

Photograph-of-aviator-jacket-and-googlesVictoria has a network of state and community museums with strong collections in the history of Australia's involvement in war.

Museums in Melbourne and regional Victoria regularly present fascinating displays about the state's military history, and also host travelling exhibitions from the Australian War Memorial.

The Australian War Memorial (AWM) is the nation's museum relating to Australia's involvement in war. It is located in Canberra and its holdings are extensive. The AWM exhibitions website lists shows currently on in Canberra as well as travelling exhibitions touring Victoria and other states.

The Visitor Centre at the Shrine of Remembrance features two galleries which host a variety of exhibitions, from small displays to large travelling exhibitions.

Museum Victoria is responsible for the state's scientific and cultural collections, providing public access through three museums. Its holdings cover Victoria's military history and veterans heritage.

The National Vietnam Veterans Museum is located at Phillip Island on the state's southeast coast.

There are a number of Defence Force museums in Victoria:

Army

Navy

Air Force


Last updated on Wednesday, 30 August 2017