The Australian War Memorial is situated beneath picturesque Mt Ainslie, only two minutes from the city and ten minutes from Canberra Airport. The Memorial is a world-class museum, shrine and research centre. It tells the stories of men and women who have served, and continue to serve our nation. Visitors can immerse themselves in Australia’s military history surrounded by exhibitions, artworks and large technology objects, designed to assist Australians to remember, interpret, and understand our experience of war and its enduring impact on our society.
The Memorial features a number of galleries and unique function spaces. Each of these stunning spaces has their own distinctive look and feel. Be surrounded by large, rare and historic objects, or watch the sun set behind the iconic silhouette of the Memorial’s dome from Poppy’s Café.
Make your next event unforgettable; the Australian War Memorial is a place unlike any other.
Aircraft Hall focuses on the role of aircraft in the Pacific during the second World War and the Korean War. In Aircraft Hall you will notice the openness and ease of use of the space. As an event space, Aircraft Hall can host; Seated: +240 pax, Cocktail: 350 pax.
Poppy’s Café is a newly refurbished modern café with a full kitchen, overlooking the Memorial’s beautiful grounds. With specially crafted soft furnishings, Poppy’s is perfect for private evening functions, banquets, or cocktails.
The Theatre is a fully self-contained tiered presentation venue offering a one-stop conference facility. It features Dolby surround sound, a hearing loop, conferencing equipment, and a trained theatre technician available for your support.
CAPTAIN REG SAUNDERS GALLERY AND COURTYARD
A light-filled space perfect for intimate settings, cocktail functions, and book launches, the Captain Reg Saunders Gallery and Courtyard can also be used as a breakout space adjoining the Theatre.
Trippas White Group is the proud and exclusive hospitality partner of the Australian War Memorial, providing premium services and event menus exploring Australia’s best and sustainable produce. Guests can immerse themselves in unique spaces, indulging in food and wine curated to reflect one of Australia’s most important cultural institutions.
Our experienced events team understands a corporate occasion is planned with precision and with passion, and as such we can tailor our bespoke menus and packages to suit your tastes and event theme. Let our team help you in developing an engaging and impactful experience for you and your guests.
GUIDED TOURS AND UNIQUE CORPORATE GIFTS
Purchasing corporate gifts at the Memorial Shop or including a Memorial guided tour will make a memorable event for your delegates. Charges apply.
Convention Function Areas
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