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Darwin Aviation Museum

557 Stuart Highway, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821, Australia
+61 8 8947 2145
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A B-52 bomber (one of only two on display outside the U.S.) is exhibited here along with other military aircraft, engines and the wreckage of a Japanese Zero fighter shot down in the 1942 air raids on Darwin.
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“bomb bay” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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557 Stuart Highway, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821, Australia
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+61 8 8947 2145
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the visit would recommend it to everyone especially our younger generation. Souvenir shop was great also.

Thank christaylorbird
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Japanese attack on Darwin in WWII, Cyclone Tracy in the 70s and Darwin's aviation heritage are all covered in one way or another at the museum. Artifacts, displays, video, and planes... most notably (for me, anyway) a B-52 bomber. That is one large plane....More

Thank Randy2620
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could easily spend hours here, there is so much to see. Great display of historical planes and equipment. Recommended.

Thank Windowsill5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally got to visit the Darwin Aviation Museum which we found freely good. The open hanger has many aircraft from the early examples to the modern day. Very warm in the hanger with a few fans dotted around to keep the air moving. Gift shop...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great visit, loads of informatio, dvd's and displays and wonderful section on womens aviation. Very economical and wonderful to see history up close and personal.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The over whelming feature is the B52. The museum is well layed out, and there is so much to see. The staff here are wonderful. A taxi will cost you $25 and the bus $6..take the bus.

Thank ozzy4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has a great collection of military aircraft of which the highlight has to be a huge B-52 bomber which takes up almost the whole shed.

Thank CGT867
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the visit just to see the huge American B 52 Bomber . Lots of other interesting planes and aviation related exhibits.

Thank trio10
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A really interesting museum capturing some of the extensive aviation history of the northern parts of Australia. A really interesting mix of planes on display including a number from the WWII conflict from both Australian and Japanese forces. The huge US bomber on display is...More

Thank Brad A
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The BIG attraction is the B52 bomber with which visitors can get very close to, including viewing the flight deck. Supported by Mirage and an F1-11 plus much more. Significant history on the Bombing of Darwin. Allow at least 3 hours. Public transport to and...More

Thank Bevan H
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Lorraine O
27 February 2015|
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Response from Sue F | Reviewed this property |
Australian Aviation Heritage Centre Museum Address: 557 Stuart Hwy, Winnellie NT 0820, Australia Phone:+61 8 8947 2145 Hours: Open today · 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Lorraine O
27 February 2015|
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Response from MingpanHobart | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lorraine, I believe it's 9 to 5 every day except public holidays. My partner is a real "flyboy" so really wanted to visit here, but I also enjoyed it. Also it's run by volunteers, so it was nice to support their good work... More
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