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Corps Museums

Our Corps Museums are located throughout Australia. Please browse the information about each museum, their collection, location and times they are open.

Army Museum Bandiana - Albury/Wodonga

Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of various corps of the Australian Army:

• Royal Australian Army Chaplains Department 
• Royal Australian Corps of Transport 
• Royal Australian Army Medical Corps 
• Royal Australian Army Dental Corps 
• Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps 
• Royal Australian Electrical & Mechanical Engineers 
• Australian Army Catering Corps 
• Australian Army Psychology Corps 
• Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps 
• 2/23rd Australian Infantry Battalion 
• Australian Women's Army Service 
• Australian Service Nurses 
• Army Apprentices 
• United Nations, and 
• The John Laffin Collection

Gaza Ridge Barracks, South Bandiana, VIC 3694 
Ph: (02) 6055 2525 
Fax: (02) 6055 2886 
Email: bandiana.museum [at] defence.gov.au

Open: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between the hours of 10:00 am to 2:00 pm only. 

To book a time to visit us you will need to book 24 hours in advance. 
Please call Sharon on 02 60552525 to make a booking. 

We are closed Sundays, Good Friday, Easter Monday, ANZAC Day and Christmas Eve until New Years Day Inclusive. 
 

 

Australian Army Artillery Museum - Puckapunyal

Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of Artillery in Australia.

General and Research Enquiries: 
Ph: 0407 469 018 
peter.armstrong1 [at] defence.gov.au 

The Artillery Collection is currently in storage pending the development of a new facility at Puckapunyal Military Area, near Seymour in Victoria. A small display of the Museum's collection can be viewed at the Australian Army Tank Museum. 
 

Australian Army Military Police Museum - Sydney (Holsworthy)

The Australian Army Military Police Museum (AAMPM) collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Royal Australian Corps of Military Police. THe RACMP's rich and proud history is displayed across two open galleries where visitors can see equipment, artefacts and read the stories of Australia's Military Police and their achievements at home and overseas.

Open: The museum is open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays and the first Saturday of each month from 0900 - 1300 as well as Fridays by appointment. The museum is located within the Holsworthy Barracks so security restrictions apply when accessing the museum. To arrange a visit, discuss a donation or for research enquiries, please contact us directly.

Bldgs G45 and G80, Macarthur Precinct,
Old Illawarra Drive,
Holsworthy, NSW 2174 

Email: AAMPM.Mailbox [at] defence.gov.au
Phone:0437885077

 

Australian Army Museum of Military Engineering - Sydney (Holsworthy)

The Australian Army Museum of Military Engineering (AAMME) conserves, preserves and displays the collection of the Corps of the Royal Australian Engineers (RAE). 

The rich and proud history of the RAE is displayed across a large open gallery where visitors can see equipment, artefacts and stories of the engineers and their achievements at home and overseas. 

Our Ubique galleries showcase our smaller collection pieces and provide a comprehensive insight into the life of the Sapper since colonial times. 

The museum is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays. As we are located within Holsworthy Barracks there are security restrictions on accessing the museum:

  • Visits must be arranged 48 hours in advance (this is a base requirement)
  • All visitors aged 16 years and older must provide current, government issued photographic identification (Driver's licence, Passports, Proof of Age card etc.)

 

To arrange a visit, discuss a donation or for research enquiries pleases contact us directly:

Email: aamme.mailbox [at] defence.gov.au  
Ph: (02) 8782 8822 
Fax: (02) 8782 8842 

Open: Tuesday and Thursday. Visit times are 10:30 am and 1:30 pm.  
Visits at other times are available by appointment. 

 

Australian Army Military Intelligence Museum - Cunungra

The Museum of Australian Military Intelligence gives insight into the intriguing world of Australian Defence Force intelligence operations and the historical and contemporary practice of military intelligence in Australia.

Kokoda Barracks, Canungra QLD 4275 
Ph: (07) 5618 6915 
Fax: (07) 5618 6912

Open: Wednesday and the first Saturday of each month from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. 
Group tours: by appointment. 
Closed: From the end of second week of December to beginning of February inclusive. 
Due to security arrangements please call before visiting.

 

Australian Army Tank Museum - Puckapunyal

Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of Australian Light Horse and Armoured Corps.

Hopkins Barracks, Puckapunyal Military Area, VIC 3662 
Ph: (03) 5735 7285 
Fax: (03) 5793 1735 
Email: raacatm [at] bigpond.net.au

Open: Tuesday to Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

All visitors over 18 years of age must provide valid photo identification (Driver’s Licence, Passport, Student card, ADF pass or other appropriate photographic id) to gain access to the museum.

Groups that contain members under 18 years of age must be accompanied by one adult supervisor per 20 visitors. Please note the adults will require photographic identification.

Please contact museum for details to help you arrange your groups visit to the Tank Museum.

 

Australian Army Signals Museum - Melbourne (Watsonia)

The Australian Army Signals Museum collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Royal Australian Corps of Signals. the museum collection ranges from World War 1, World War and Vietnam War through to current deployments overseas.  

As we are located within Simpson Barracks there are security restrictions on accessing the museum. You will be met at the front gate and escorted to and from the museum.

  • Organised visits must be arranged a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.
  • Groups that contain members under 16 years of age must be accompanied by one adult supervisor per 10 visitors. 
  • All visitors aged 16 years and older must provide current, government issued photo ID (eg. driver's licence, passport, Proof of Age card etc.), mobile phone number and, if driving, their car’s registration number.

Open: Tuesday: 9.30 am to 3:30 pm
The last Thursday of the month: 9.30 am to 3:30 pm by appointment.
During the months of November, February and April the museum is also open on the last Saturday of the month: 10:00 am to 12:00pm by appointment.
Visits for groups may be available at other times by appointment. Please contact the museum via phone or email.

Closed: From the second week of December to third week in January inclusive. 

Donation:  There is donation fee of $5.00 per adult and for children under 16 $2.

To arrange a visit, discuss a donation or for research enquiries please contact us directly:
Museum Manager
Australian Army Signals Museum
Molloy Road, Simpson Barracks, Macleod, VIC 3085
Ph: (03) 8481 7874 or (03) 8481 7876
Email: signalsmuseum [at] yahoo.com.au

 

Australian Army Infantry Museum - Singleton

Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of Australian Infantry from the Sudan War (1885) to the present. 

Lone Pine Barracks, Singleton, NSW 2331 
Ph: (02) 6575 0257 
Fax: (02) 6575 0239 
Email: info [at] infantrymuseum.com.au 
www.infantrymuseum.com.au

Open: Wednesday - Sunday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Other times by appointment

 

Australian Army Museum - Duntroon

With a collection dating back to the founding of the Royal Military College - Duntroon, this museum holds the heritage and history of the Australian Army's Officer Cadets and students from overseas' armies.

Building A34, Bridges Memorial Library
Royal Military College - Duntroon
(Off Fairbairn Avenue)
Campbell, ACT, 2600

Email (Curator): paul.mitrovich1 [at] defence.gov.au

Open: Fridays 0900 - 1500 (except public holidays); RMC Ceremonial Parade Days including Graduation Parades, Queen's Birthday Parades and Lanyard Parades; on request including reunion and tour groups (coordinated through RMC-Duntroon Protocol office); and as requested by Army HQ.

Royal Australian Army Pay Corps Museum

Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Royal Australian Army Pay Corps. 

C/- AFSU Detachment, Simpson Barracks, Macleod, VIC 3085 
Ph: (03) 8481 7035 
Fax: (03) 8481 7371

Open: First and third Tuesday of each month, and the first weekend of each month.

Due to security arrangements please call before visiting.

Last updated
16 October 2019
Army: Courage. Initiative. Respect. Teamwork.
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