Australian Army Museum of North Queensland
Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Australian Army in North Queensland from the establishment of the first defences at Townsville and Thursday Island until the present day. The collection includes memorabilia from past and current North Queensland Army units and personnel. The gallery displays depict the history of the colonial Army in North Queensland, post 1945 conflicts such as Vietnam and Korea, and the history of Sir John Lavarack. A third gallery is currently under construction and will house World War I and World War II displays, including the Townsville Honour Boards from both these conflicts.
Jezzine Barracks, Kissing Point, Townsville, QLD 4810
Entry is via the gates at the intersection Isley and Mitchell Streets.
Ph: (07) 4721 1495
Open: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 9am to 1pm. Entry is free, donations greatly appreciated.
Army Museum of Western Australia
Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Australian Army in Western Australia. The barracks were built between 1910 and 1913 to house the artillerymen tasked with the defence of the Port of Fremantle. There is a range of galleries depicting the history of WA servicemen and women overseas and on the home front from colonial times through war and peacekeeping, including current operations.
Artillery Barracks, Burt Street, Fremantle, WA, 6160
Ph: 08 9430 2535
Fax: 08 9430 2519
Email: info [at] armymuseumwa.com.au
Open: Wednesday to Sunday 11.00am to 4.00pm.
Group bookings can be arranged for Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.
Army Museum of South Australia
Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Australian Army in South Australia. A significant part of the collection is the "Grey Collection" - recognised as one of the most important collection of badges in Australia. The museum also houses the following collections: Royal South Australian Regiment Historical Collection, 3rd Forward General Hospital Collection, 144th Signal Squadron Historical Collection, SA Artillery collection & S.A.M.R collection (South Australian Mounted Rifles).
Gate 4, Keswick Barracks, ANZAC Highway, Keswick, SA, 5035
For general or research enquiries:
Ph: (08) 8305 6374 or (08) 8305 6021
Fax: (08) 8305 6393
Functions and Tours:
Ph: 0438 875 900
amosafunctions [at] gmail.com
Open: Sunday 12:00pm to 4:00pm.
Heritage Walks: Sunday by appointment.
Guided tours are available by arranged appointment, and can be conducted outside of the above hours.
Army Museum of Tasmania
Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Australian Army in Tasmania. Housed in Anglesea Barrack’s original military prison.
Anglesea Barracks, Davey Street, Hobart, TAS 7000
Ph: 03 6237 7160
Fax: 03 6237 7290
Open: Tuesday through to Saturday 9.00am to 1.00pm.
Group tours: by prior appointment.
Australian Army Museum of New South Wales
Collects preserves and interprets the history of British, News South Wales and Australian Armies in New South Wales from the First Fleet to today.
Victoria Barracks, Oxford Street, Paddington NSW 2021
Ph: (02) 8335 5330
Fax: (02) 8335 5068
Open: Thursdays: 10:00am - 1pm (Last entry 12 noon).
Sundays: First Sunday of the month only - by appointment 10:00am - 4:00pm (last entry 3:00pm).
Please note that all visitors to the Museum are required to enter Victoria Barracks via the Guardhouse in Moore Park Road. There is no access via the Oxford Street gates.
Army Museum South Queensland
This museum is currently closed please check back for further details on when it will reopen.
Established in 1984 this museum collects, preserves and exhibits the history of British Colonial Armies and the Australian Army in South Queensland from 1864 to the present.
Victoria Barracks, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Ph: 07 3233 4531
Fax: 07 3233 4308
Closed: The museum is currently closed.
Fort Queenscliff Museum
Collects, preserves and exhibits the history of the Australian Army and in particular the history of the coastal artillery in the Queenscliff area.
Fort Queenscliff, King Street, Queenscliff, VIC 3225
Ph: 03 5258 1488
Fax: 03 5258 1788
Email: queenscliff.museum [at] defence.gov.au
Guided tours: Saturday& Sunday, School and Public Holidays at 1pm & 3pm. There is an additional tour at 11am during the September and December/January school holidays. Other times by appointment.
Gates open 10 minutes prior to tours.
Due to the current security arrangements at this site photo identification is required for entry.