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South African Air Force Museum

Forest Hill Drive | Southdene, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
+27 41 505 1295
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This is an exciting Museum for young and old to visit, it showcases the wonderful aircraft that was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brenda N
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Very worthwhile visit

A very worthwhile visit if you like history and aviation. A place where children can view exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
D H
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Woodland Hills
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Forest Hill Drive | Southdene, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an exciting Museum for young and old to visit, it showcases the wonderful aircraft that was used in days gone by. It it well run and certainly needs the support of the Eastern Cape people.

Thank Brenda N
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A very worthwhile visit if you like history and aviation. A place where children can view exhibits and real planes up close. The Mirage and Impala planes are a highlight.

Thank D H
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

It is a quiet little museum. Worth a visit. Close up to some old fighter planes and engines. Got a helicopter. This museum relies on donations to stay open. Take the kids to see what a cockpit close up looks like. Small but entertaining.

Thank Predeshan S
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

A great place, run by friendly and capable volunteers. You can either have a short visit checking out the planes and helicopters, or you can spend days going trough all the interesting detail.

Thank cobuso2014
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Found the SAAF Museum almost by accident, not well advertised as it is run by devoted volunteers. A fascinating collection of SA Airforce memorabilia and its ties with Port Elizabeth. Mirage, Impala, Alouette, deHavilland, Bosbok, Oxford Aviator, Harvard, Puma and loads of interesting displays. Lovely...More

Thank Majubandoda
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

It is opposite the PE airport and run by enthusiast that need our support to ensure we keep these wonderful planes visible

Thank RiaanSouthAfrica
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Airforce Museum really is one of the city's hidden gems and one that interests both young and old. I enjoy looking at the planes and choppers inside (like most kids would as well), while some of the older visitors I noticed spent more time...More

Thank FireflyAfrica
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We paid a visit to the museum that accepts donation so entrance is free. What an experience to see such a neat and well kept display of aircraft from way back when.

Thank CarlPrinsloo
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

A trip to the South African Air Force Museum is probably best suited to the military aircraft enthusiast.

Thank HES664
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great experience, Take your time going through the museum and just enjoy it. Lots of history to be learnt and a lot of "artifacts' to look at

Thank X4966NWgaryb
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