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The Army Museum of Western Australia, your museum of military history, offers a wide range of learning opportunities that will fascinate students of all levels. Through historical artefacts, artwork, photographs and interactive presentations, the Museum’s school programs help students discover Western Australia’s rich military history.
The Museum story commences nearly 200 years ago and concludes with the present-day military actions.
Our Gallery Guides are trained for the position and as such have a working knowledge of the galleries and their contents.
Friendly guides will tailor the tour to suit the age or needs of the visiting group so as to ensure our visitors have an enjoyable and successful visit. Discover a learning experience you’ll love.
The contents and information from this museum are very relevant to the Australian Curriculum with a major link to history.
What contribution have significant individuals and groups made to the development of Australian Society?
What was the significance of World War 1?
Galleries: Australian Army & Traditions, Pre-1914 Gallery, World War 1 Gallery, Trench, World War 2, Prisoner of War, Post 1945 and External.
A guided tour covering all exhibition galleries and it combines personal stories with important artefacts to reveal how our military heritage has affected all Australians. A chance for visitors to form their own special memories of Australia’s military history and of the museum.
Galleries: Trench, World War 1.
A Guided Tour focused on World War 1 – a general or specific study. This journey begins in Western Australia and follows the Anzacs through Egypt to Gallipoli, then on to the Western Front.
Galleries: World War 2, Prisoner of War
A guided tour focused on World War 2 – a general or specific study. The Home Front investigates war and women’s emergence in the workforce, how Western Australia prepared for invasion.
Galleries: Post 1945, Prisoner of War
A guided tour focused on Post 1945 – a general or specific study. Keeping the peace investigates the background of peacekeeping and explores some recent peacekeeping operations. Australia’s involvement in UN peacekeeping and Cold War, Post-Cold War conflicts (Korea, Vietnam, The Gulf Wars, Afghanistan).