We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

2 Skyrail Dr, Queensland 4878, Australia
+(61)4038 1665
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Incredible Collection

An excellent layout of an incredible collection of army tanks/cars etc. I could go back tomorrow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
misslisrocks
,
Cairns, Australia
Mind-blowing Collection

I took a group of youth for an excursion to the museum. We were absolutely amazed by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan H
Read all 272 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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 WWII.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shooting range” (29 reviews)
“on display” (27 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:30 am - 4:30 am
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
2 Skyrail Dr, Queensland 4878, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+(61)4038 1665
Write a ReviewReviews (272)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent layout of an incredible collection of army tanks/cars etc. I could go back tomorrow and wander around the whole thing again. Definitely worth a look.

Thank misslisrocks
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of youth for an excursion to the museum. We were absolutely amazed by the collection. The best part of the experience was being approached by Paul who offers educational tours on Saturday mornings. Paul was super entertaining and intimidatingly knowledgeable of...More

1  Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

So the desk were most informative and the layout allowed you to see the vehicles up close, the description boards provided a wealth of information.....the variety of fighting vehicles was impressive and the museum has big plans for the future....could have spent more than the...More

Thank terry187047
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so informative and the displays are INCREDIBLE. With a rainy day predicted for the entire day we stopped by to check it out. We easily spent a couple hours here. The staff were very pleasant. You gotta check out the downstairs displays...More

Thank Kayla L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing display. Highly recommend to all visitors. Perfect for solo travellers or couples and families too!! The information on every exhibit is amazing so much research into every display. The staff are incredible and more than happy to answer any question no...More

Thank Bridgette L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Totally amazed with the collection at this place. So many vehicles and artillery. Display boards very descriptive & tell you everything about each thing in there. Firing range was fun, but there is a fee. My kids loved this. And the collection just continues to...More

Thank Walkingprimrose
Reviewed 20 December 2017

An excellent and well presented collection of armour and artillery. I thought that I knew something about WWII history - but our tour guide Paul put me to shame with his deep and knowledge and interesting facts of the items on display. Fascinating insights into...More

1  Thank farmiles
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Even though I haven't been interested in tanks in the past this museum is incredible. The vast collection is so interesting The staff were most helpful and informative and I would thoroughly recommend visiting even if you aren't into artillery. You wont be disappointed.

Thank X4134JLjanes
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Chanced upon this museum when we came back from Kuranda via Skyrail and changed our itinerary to free up a day to visit it. Glad that we did it. The place is absolutely awesome. Great friendly and helpful staffs. Superb collection of tanks, amour personnel...More

Thank Tony88SG
Ausarmour, Front Office Manager at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hello Tony88SG, Thank you so much for this wonderful detailed review! We are very glad to hear that you and your son enjoyed the museum and what it has to offer! If you would like to ride in something different we definitely recommend coming to...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Love coming here with my toddler, he loves exploring the place and then after playing at the kids area as well. Would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting cairns. The range of tanks and artillery is fantastic and they are always expanding.More

Thank Northernmenace
Ausarmour, Front Office Manager at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hello Northernmenace, Thank you very much for your lovely review. It is lovely to hear that you enjoy visiting with your son. Definitely a great exciting and educational experience for both of you! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful...More

PreviousNext
12345627
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 80 hotels in Cairns Region
Arcadia Gardens Apartments
2 reviews
3.33 km away
Cairns Beach Resort
310 reviews
4.94 km away
Half Moon Bay Resort
33 reviews
5.04 km away
Villa Marine
203 reviews
5.54 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pho Pho
10 reviews
1.33 km away
The Coffee Club
19 reviews
1.59 km away
Oceanwild Cafe and Prawnsales.com
6 reviews
.09 km away
Smithfield Tavern
95 reviews
1.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
646 reviews
.15 km away
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
2,835 reviews
.27 km away
Cairns Kart Hire Track
22 reviews
1.87 km away
Yorkeys Knob Beach
118 reviews
5.63 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Annie S
3 September 2016|
Answer
Response from Brian S | 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
2
Votes
jlnprtvxz
13 July 2016|
Answer
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
1
Vote