Australia Top Sites for History

    Alternate History Discussion

    The largest alternate history discussion forum on the web, plus a directory of individual scenarios sorted by era.



    History on the Net

    Lesson ideas, historical facts and information, quizzes and games, and relevant links.

    Medieval Life and Times

    Medieval Life and Times Encyclopaedia! Get Medieval facts, history and information about every aspect of Medieval Life and Times. Fast and accurate facts about Medieval Life and Times and the famous people of the Middle Ages.

    History World

    HistoryWorld describes world history in interconnecting narratives and illustrated timelines. You can search for events by theme, place and year.

    The History Place

    Informative website focussing on American history from the Colonial period to present-day. Many on-line exhibits include timelines, photographs and famous speeches.

    Active History

    Online activities and resources for history students, including tests, quizzes and information. Searchable by topic or year group.

    The Victorian Web

    Scholarly resources on a wide range of Victorian topics: political and social history, philosophy, literature, individual authors, visual arts, science, technology, religion, entertainment, and economy. Developed by George P. Landow at Brown University.

    A multimedia history of World War One including the build-up, source documents, timeline, maps, battlefields and battles, weaponry, who's who, memoirs, and vintage audio, video and photographs.

    Committee for Open Debate on the Holocaust

    Website of Holocaust revisionist Bradley R. Smith and the Committee for Open Debate on the Holocaust (CODOH). CODOH encourages a free and open debate on the Holocaust question.

    The People History

    Memories of events, nostalgia, and experiences as recalled by people.

    The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    Responsible for marking and maintaining the graves of those members of the Commonwealth forces killed in the two World Wars, building memorials to those who have no known grave and keeping records of Civilian War Dead.

    New Zealand history site featuring over 40 multimedia exhibitions, an annotated links section, a discussion forum and general information for the historical community.

    Yad Vashem

    Israel's Holocaust museum and memorial. Includes information on the museum, its exhibits, collections, resources, programs and publications. Jerusalem, Israel.

    EyeWitness to History

    Profiles of historical characters and events from ancient times to today, told with the images and words of those who lived it.

    Victorian Government

    Entry point to state government information and services available to Victorians.

    Colonial and Revolutionary war history. Includes information on historic sites and people.

    MacroHistory: Prehistory to the 21st Century

    A narrative on trends, successes and failures across the ages in power conflicts, religion, philosophy, and political institutions. Also, monthly commentaries with a historical perspective.

    Digger History

    Australian & NZ military history. All conflicts are covered, with details of Australian & NZ and enemy soldiers, the slouch hat, uniforms, medals, equipment, planes, tanks, weapons, poetry, battles, units, leaders and maps.

    Australia @ War

    A web site dedicated to the history of WWII in Australia


    Article and photographs on ancient sites, cities, and civilizations (Greece, Rome, Carthage, Persia, Egypt, Anatolia...).

    Axis History

    Welcome to AHF! Axis History is an apolitical site and forum dedicated to the history of the European Axis nations during the Second World War.  Here


    Interactive guide to Assyria, Babylonia and Sumer along with information on geography, time, writing, gods and goddesses.

    World War II Database

    Articles and photos on people, events, ships, aircraft, weapons, and books about WW2. As of January 2009, it has over 6,000 photos!

    Daily historical facts and events, famous birthdays, world history, music history, and quote of the day.

    The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

    Promotes the study and love of American history. Their website serves as a portal for American history on the Web; offers educational material for teachers, students, historians, and the public; and provides current information about the Institute's progr

    Society for Creative Anachronism

    An international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating pre-17th-century European history. Includes information about membership, kingdoms, events, heraldry, customs, chivalry, news and related resources.

    Great War 1914-1918

    In depth battle studies using translated material from both German and allied official documents.