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The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Very interesting and huge amount of history

Great for my dad and partner. They actually had tanks and other vehicles that my dad had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracey S
Cairns, Australia
An amazing collection of items that rivals the Australian War Memorial

We did inindividual visit on the first day there and looked at over 50 armoured vehicles in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stephe J
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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, Cairns, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great for my dad and partner. They actually had tanks and other vehicles that my dad had experienced in his serving time and it was such a revelation to hear him actually share stories about them. Worth the trip to have that sharing with my...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did inindividual visit on the first day there and looked at over 50 armoured vehicles in detail. The next day we went back for a more comprehensive look and also had a free in depth tour by the local military historian Paul. His tales...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see. There are some very rare vehicles in this very well presented and modern venue. It is a must for military history buffs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BarraBabe_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has an awesome collection of all sorts of war weapons and vehicles. Displays have detailed information on the exhibit, you could spend a good half day or more taking it all in. My 6 year old boy was in awe of some of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has a phenomenal variety of armored vehicles and artillery. Although we weren’t able to do the armored personnel carrier ride, we got an in person demo of one of the soviet tanks and sat inside it. The shooting gallery was fun especially since...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joedang65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my son and really enjoyed looking at all of the old vehicles and history about them.The gun range is great.Friendly staff and worth visiting if you are into this.Could not do the tank ride due to too much rain will do it next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is now an annual visit for me and it never ceases to amaze me. Every year it gets better with the number and quality of large exhibits of armoured vehicles and artillery guns (over 150 now). Tried out the shooting gallery this year and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not what we expected, we paid 50$ and were in there for 25 minutes. It has a large collection of tanks from around the world. But that is it basically. We wanted to use the shooting range but it was closed and the armoured tank...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Giles S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful museum. I was happily wandering around when I was approached by Paul, a volunteer historian who offered to give me a personal tour. It was fantastic. He is a limitless source of information about the people, machines and battles of the first and second...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank dsj-TwinCities
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If your a military buff or just wanting to do & see somthing different then this massive worl class museum of artillery from all over the world is NOT to be missed !!

Date of experience: May 2018
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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