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A Good Visit to see you aviation History

The museum isn't large but it does offer a glimpse of our aviation history. The tour is informative... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
chris_g_mp
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Secunda
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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Reviewed 13 November 2018

The museum isn't large but it does offer a glimpse of our aviation history. The tour is informative and Museum is located close to the PE airport. We visited in the morning before our midday flight. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

A real gem in the city. Not as well known as it should be. Great for kids and parents alike. The flight simulator is great value!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We went to the airforce museum and I learned a lot. We had delicious scones and tea in the coffee shop.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you were ever associated with the blue uniform take a walk down memory lane and visit a well presented collection of old timers that will stir your emotions.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GregWilson68
Reviewed 17 May 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Brenda N
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank D H
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Predeshan S
Reviewed 1 January 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Majubandoda
Reviewed 8 December 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank RiaanSouthAfrica
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