More than just a monument to Australian troops who gave their lives for their country, the relics, artifacts, and displays tell the story of Australia's conflicts abroad, but unlike many military museums, the displays do not glorify war. The main focus of the memorial is the Hall of Memory, where the body of an unknown soldier brought back from a World War I battlefield lies entombed among beautiful mosaics and stained-glass windows. I love coming here for the art collection alone. Kids will gravitate toward the Discovery Zone where you can dodge sniper fire in a WWI trench, take control of an Iroquois helicopter, and peer through the periscope of a Cold War submarine. New is the "Conflicts 1945 to Today" gallery, which looks at Asian conflicts and peacekeeping operations since 1947.