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An amazing display.

This is amazing and a great place to visit. The display is simple and moving. To believe there were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Damien S
Adelaide, Australia
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Bring a tissue.

Haven't been here before and was amazed at how overcome I was, standing and reading all those... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Ballarat, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is amazing and a great place to visit. The display is simple and moving. To believe there were so many held as prisoner of war. Well worth a visit.

Thank Damien S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Haven't been here before and was amazed at how overcome I was, standing and reading all those names. The War Memorial is truly one of the most beautiful I've seen of this scale. I, for once don't have a lot to comment on, except, go...More

Thank dmcjacko
Reviewed 21 August 2018

What an amazing memorial. It is mindblowing with all the names of POW's especially those in the 2nd world war. It is not only aesthetically pleasing but also gives credence to those who didn't come home

Thank noreenbennett
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This war memorial site is hallowed ground due to what it represents. It is very well laid out and tastefully done and gives due recognition for the ultimate sacrifice made by many Australian POW's. This site is also VERY educational for children (& adults)..

1  Thank Dean L
Reviewed 13 July 2018

A touching memorial located adjacent to the Botanic Garden. A lasting memorial to the often forgotten victims.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Now that our children are older and learning about the sacrifice that their grandparents made for them to have the life and benefits they have now we decided to take them to the memorial. When explained what these soldiers went through my daughter and youngest...More

Thank Zephyr329
Reviewed 6 July 2018

It's quite small but very respectful and well maintained, and is on par with what you would expect from the war memorial in Canberra. I even found one of my distant relatives listed. Situated right near the tramway museum & botanic gardens & Lake Wendouree,...More

Thank jebskulker
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I went to find the name of a schoolmate's dad who was prisoner of the Japanese. It was good to take a picture of his name and send it to those close to him who may not get to come to Ballarat. I felt proud...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 June 2018

It made me think just how many lives were lost from Australia, as well as the rest of the world. It is near a lake so you can have a good walk and see the water birds at the same time.

1  Thank dorothy m
Reviewed 1 June 2018

There was one big obelix with four flags. At the back,there were several obelix. One had fallen. All the names of those who were Ex-Prisoners were indicated on walls of names. They must have been in the 100000s at least. I was proud that they...More

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Beryl C
3 February 2018|
Response from Madmick1962 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there travellers There’s a large car park just across the road next to the lake Cheers Alex