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The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

Open Now: 9:30 am - 4:30 am
Open today: 9:30 am - 4:30 am
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Excited and thrill

Great place, lot of collection and shooting gallery is really cool. Customer friendly officer... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Antony T
via mobile
The attention is in the Detail.

My friend and I visited the Museum last month and I want to start by saying this is a privately... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David H
Cairns, Australia
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We are dedicated to the collection, preservation, restoration and display of Armoured Vehicles and Artillery from the 1800's to the present day. Our collection includes armoured vehicles and artillery from both world wars with a particular focus on...more
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2 Skyrail Dr, Queensland 4878, Australia
+(61)4038 1665
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place, lot of collection and shooting gallery is really cool. Customer friendly officer, helpful, kind and thoughtful.

Thank Antony T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited the Museum last month and I want to start by saying this is a privately owned collection that is well on its way to becoming something amazing. I personally am fairly well aqaunted with Armoured Vehicles after serving in them...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a good collection of tanks, SP guns, armoured cars, half tracks, AT guns and field guns. We went to Aus Armourfest and got to ride in a German WW2 half track. It is great to be able to hear the noise, and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Armourfest - possibly the most fun you can have in a day! Really enjoyed riding the T-72 tank. Visionary place, will return.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great range of interesting tanks, APC's and artillery pieces. The broad range includes Australian, American, British, German and Soviet equipment. Well worth a look.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought tickets from a friendly staff member and walked inside, and were astounded with the sight of so many war tanks and vehicles, you really get a deep feeling for all the Defence forces Personal who used most of this Military equipment to defend...More

Thank SaharaDV8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive facility with 100s of tanks, military machines and artillery from all over the world. Bit expensive for a family of 7 (4 adults and 3 kids) but well presented and laid out. Great military shop, helpful attendants and informative displays. Every display has relevant...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As an ex RA man I found Paul’s personal tour highly enjoyable and informative especially the bit about the chinese bell. Cheers - Adam Haigh Parbold, England

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

This museum is amazing. Incredibly, this is a private collection. A credit to the owner for sharing his passion. The tonnes of steel and hardware and sheer size of some of the ammunition had me wondering about the men that had to face this in...More

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

A great morning at the tank museum, so much to look at! The size of these war machines is gobsmacking (Especially the WW2 German Tiger Tank on display) We also were treated to a guided tour from Paul the on site military historian. Paul had...More

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Ally L
16 June 2018|
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Response from Layne G | Reviewed this property |
It is about 15 minutes north of Cairns. Other attractions in the immediate area are Skyrail, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and water board park. Cheers
Annie S
3 September 2016|
Response from BrianS5067 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Annie I would suggest taking the sunbus route 123 get off at Tjapukai/ sky rail stop . Or ring the guys direct on07 40381655 Regards Brian
13 July 2016|
Response from Ausarmour | Property representative |
Hello Jlnprtvxz! We accept student cards and senior cards the cost for each one is $18. Normal adult price is $25. Please see our website for further information! Cheers AAAM