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Memorial Boxes

Put your hands on history with these engaging learning resources for any age. Memorial Boxes are filled with real and replica uniforms, equipment, artefacts, and more.

The Australian War Memorial's Memorial boxes are a fabulous learning resource for schools. Memorial Boxes can be used to invigorate classroom lessons, inspire historical investigation, and add meaning to commemorative activities. They can also be adapted for use as a therapeutic tool in an aged care facility or as an interactive display. They contain authentic and replica artefacts that students can handle, as well as photographs, case studies, uniforms, equipment, models, a DVD or video, oral histories and more.

There are four boxes in total:

Links to the Australian Curriculum

The Memorial Box program has been designed to align with the History learning area of the Australian Curriculum. Find out more about curriculum relevance.

Risk assessment

Be sure to read the Memorial Box risk assessment before borrowing or using a Box.


Memorial Boxes are free to use. The boxes can be collected from the LibraryMuseum or sent to you for the cost of postage.

Borrowing a Box

For more information or to request to borrow a box contact:

Albury LibraryMuseum
Learning and Outreach

Phone: 02 6023 8333

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