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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

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

We are now open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between the hours of 10am to 2pm 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

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

Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Royal Australia Corps of Military Police.

Lamia Barracks, Holsworthy, NSW 2174 
Ph: 0417 774 356 
Fax: 02 8782 1284 
Email:LMAMP.Museum [at] defence.gov.au

Open: Fridays by appointment with MAJ Lucien Cunningham on 0412 797 168

 

Australian Army Museum of Military Engineering

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 72 hours in advance
  • 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 and 13:30.  
Visits at other times are available by appointment. 

 

Museum of Australian Military Intelligence

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

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 10am-4pm.

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

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

Molloy Road, Simpson Barracks, Macleod, VIC 3085 
Ph: (03) 8481 7874 
General Office: (03) 8481 7876 
Email: signalsmuseum [at] yahoo.com.au

Open: Tuesday 9.30am-3.30pm. Other times can be made by appointment.

Due to current security arrangements you will be met at the front gate and escorted to the museum. You will require photo id for entry.

 

Australian Army Infantry Museum

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 9am - 4pm. Other times by appointment

 

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
6 June 2017
Army: Courage. Initiative. Respect. Teamwork.
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