The Galleries of Remembrance are closed for maintenance on Wednesday 28 February. The Shrine’s commemorative spaces remain open for visitors.
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Welcome to the Shrine - guided school program

Explore one of Melbourne’s most beautiful and iconic places and reflect on the impacts of war.

  • 1 hour, free (gold coin donations encouraged)
  • For all ages
  • Offered every hour from 10am to 1pm
  • Please arrive ten minutes prior to the designated start time of your tour

Almost ninety years ago the Victorian community built the Shrine of Remembrance, to tell the world and future generations that we would never forget the huge sacrifices which citizens make in times of international conflict. Today the Shrine is a place your students can learn about wartime history, hear about diverse people from all walks of life, and experience the living importance of remembrance in Australian communities. Our friendly guides tailor this tour to your students’ age group.

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