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Darwin Aviation Museum: Aviation Heritage Centre General Entry

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    Visit: Darwin Aviation Museum, 557 Stuart Highway, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821 Australia

    General admission provides access to all displays and artifacts. An impressive presentation of Aviation videos of the B-52, and the bombing of Darwin are continuously displayed. You can see some rare amateur footage of the first air-raid in Darwin, and also original footage from Japanese archives.

    There are 19 aircraft on display, as well as 38 major displays, relics of crashed aircraft, and 21 engines. The exhibitions are being continually updated by a small group of enthusiastic volunteers of the Aviation Heritage Society of the Northern Territory, a non-profit association.

    Aircraft include a B-25 Mitchell Bomber – one of the few surviving in the world with a proven track record. There are Mirage and Sabre jet fighters, and a Royal Australian Navy Wessex helicopter that assisted in the clean-up of Darwin after Cyclone Tracy struck on Christmas Day 1974. The latest acquisition is an F-111C which arrived by road from Amberley on 16 June 2013.
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    Aviation Heritage Museum
    Duration
    3h
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    • Entry/Admission - Darwin Aviation Museum
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    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We where lucky enough to be in Darwin when the anniversary was on the the great air race, wasn't keen on going in the first place but so glad I did it was amazing so much history got to walk in the planes sit in...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Jade T
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I worked in the aviation industry for a number of years and have always had an interest in things aeronautical. My wife not so much, but she still found lots of information and history in the displays to enjoy. Undoubtedly the B-52 is the main...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Memento_Mori_55
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I've had a love of aircraft since I was a kid, probably in part because my favourite uncle was in the RAAF but mostly because my Dad had a lifelong fascination with them. The hangar on a far corner of Darwin airport holds one of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank PeterLangston
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a great time at this museum. Very friendly staff, great displays with lots of information. Took a while to get through cause there's so much to see and read.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Slim M
    Reviewed 7 September 2019

    I have to admit this was more up hubby's alley than mine, although it was very interesting and the number and sheer size of some of the aircraft was very impressive. The B-52 Bomber was a monster and took up an incredible amount of space,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Hottees
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