The Research Centre is the single most important resource for researching Australia's military history.


Opening hours:

The Research Centre Reading Room is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4.50 pm and on Saturdays from 1pm to 4.50 pm. It is closed on Sundays and ACT public holidays.

The Research Centre telephone service is available from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday excluding ACT public holidays. Call the Research Centre on 02 62434315.

Ask a question

Need help with your research? Want to know more about the collection? Use our online enquiry service ReQuest to ask your question


Planning to visit the Research Centre? Here's some advice so you can make the most of your visit.

If you are visiting with a school group you can book online.

Search the collections

Use the Collection databases and finding aids to discover items in the collection.

Copying services

Information about your options for obtaining copies of Research Centre collections.