Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne

4.8
Built in 1934, the Shrine is the Victorian state memorial to Australians who have served in war and peacekeeping operations throughout our nation’s history. Experience a multi-layered journey rich in meaning and symbology. Enter the building’s classical interior and discover the reverent solitude of the Sanctuary. View breathtaking vistas of Melbourne from the Balcony. Immerse yourself in the real-life stories of Australians in global conflicts, with over 800 artworks, historical artefacts and personal effects featured in the Galleries of Remembrance. Free guided tours depart daily at 11am and 2pm from the Visitor Centre. Plan to visit Shrine of Remembrance during your Melbourne vacation using our convenient Melbourne day trip planner.
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  • We went with family and I can say with experience of such places that this shrine of remembrance is outstanding. You must visit and take the time to look at everything to appreciate the respect and...  more »
  • I have visited and walked around the Shrine many times. It is the place to be on Anzac Day and Remembrance Day, with parades and many interesting tours and rooms to visit, plus the fallen wall. Tours....  more »
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  • The Shrine is an incredibly moving experience. Glad we did the tour as it went into more detail and explanation than would have been possible in our own. I liked how the guide politely moved non-payers away from our group. Thanks for respecting those of us who have paid. We will be back.
  • Lots of great history assembled into modern interesting displays. Worth a visit. Views of the city are breath taking. If you do nothing else besides climb to the top and take some photos is still worth the trip
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