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What a great place with so much Navy fleet arm history this is definitely a must do while your in... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2021
aaronsW7035QN
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Wollongong, Australia
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Worth several slow hours, to absorb the various aircraft and helicopters.

The display covers all the RAN's planes from the late 1940s to the end of its aircraft carrier... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2020
Peter G
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Canberra
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Fleet Air Arm Museum is an interesting place showcasing the military history and might of the area with interactive displays, well laid out and interesting displays and exhibits, the helicopter simulator was a lot of fun and we spent a good 2 hours there going through everything. Add to that the runway outside where you can see takeoffs and landings throughout the day. Good café too and this place is worth your time to visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We were expecting our young kids (12, 10, 8 & 5) to be pretty bored but they didn't stop the whole time we were there. Plenty to see for adults and kids. The helicopter simulator was fantastic for the kids as well. Would definitely come back again in the future to look at it all again

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The information, photos and gallery was very informative. Kids and parents had great time. The gift shop had excellent choices.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Amendra S
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A very well organised museum that is easy to navigate. An extensive and informative display of Australian military history and we were pleased to have visited.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Located adjacent to HMAS Albatross the Royal Australian Navy Air Station this is a perfect place to come and watch Navy aircraft fly around. The Air Base is most active during the week, so if you want to see flying aircraft plan your trip to suit.

There are large numbers of full sized aircraft on display, but you cannot touch or climb into them. As the museum is run by the Navy, they have plenty of access to aircraft including aircraft that have only just recently been retired.

There is no catering facility any more. But vending machines are available for drinks and snacks. The old canteen still has tables as chairs, so if you brought some of your own food you can still have a break and something to eat while overlooking the Navy Base. That said no food or drink is allowed in the main museum area.

There are a few art galleries inside focused on aviation and naval art. And a basic simulator to try and have a fly yourself.

Young children will enjoy themselves but older children might get bored if they are not into planes or museums.

Staff are friendly and helpful. They have a well stocked gift shop to remember your visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
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