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The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

2 Skyrail Dr, Queensland 4878, Australia
+(61)4038 1665
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Unbelievable

This museum is amazing. Incredibly, this is a private collection. A credit to the owner for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neville S
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Port Lincoln, Australia
Amazing Experience

A great morning at the tank museum, so much to look at! The size of these war machines is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jgower2018
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 WWII.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Skyrail Dr, Queensland 4878, Australia
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"amazing collection"
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"military vehicles"
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"shooting gallery"
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"private collection"
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"war history"
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"big tanks"
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"entry fee"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is amazing. Incredibly, this is a private collection. A credit to the owner for sharing his passion. The tonnes of steel and hardware and sheer size of some of the ammunition had me wondering about the men that had to face this in...More

Thank Neville S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great morning at the tank museum, so much to look at! The size of these war machines is gobsmacking (Especially the WW2 German Tiger Tank on display) We also were treated to a guided tour from Paul the on site military historian. Paul had...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you are into history and all things military. Paul our free guide gave us an hour overview of the equipment and a bit of history lesson too. Was really interesting. Shooting session was really good too. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I couldn't believe how many tanks etc there were in here. We loved being able to look inside most of them and see much of the original fittings. We learned so much and it was sobering to try to imagine the men (mostly) that would...More

Thank Cassie W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited while on holidays..Seen the tanks then headed into the shooting gallery...If visiting pay the extra and do some shooting,our shoulders were still sore 2 days later..

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a fabulous collection of Military equipment. The range is almost impossible to describe with over 150 individual pieces covering most conflicts and all sides. A highlight for me was the opportunity to spend time with Paul Fordyce a resident historian and volunteer. His extensive...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was a wonderful stop on our last day in Cairns. Glad we went. The museum is large and displays are well above any other similar museums. My partner is a current serving member and works with armoured vehicles and he was impressed by the number...More

Thank Suzanne H
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Took my 3 grand sons and thet loved it. Amazing disply of tanks, guns and armoured cars. They went on the troup carrier ride and had great fun. You can spend hours here,highly recommend.

Thank jjelm
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Wwnt with three teenagers thinking it would be something different, maybe half a dozen tanks, WOW were we suprised!! Massive amount of tanks to see. APC ride was worth doing as an experience, why not'. Would suggest booking the shooting as you enter because its...More

Thank yvonne g
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

I took the kids here , as a rainy day activity - it is all under cover. What a great place to visit, as we ended up spending around 3 hours there. All the tanks are in pristine condition with a brief history for each...More

Thank Daniel S
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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
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Annie S
3 September 2016|
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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
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jlnprtvxz
13 July 2016|
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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
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