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South Australian Aviation Museum

66 Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
+61 8 8240 1230
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Informative and well presented

One of three transport themed museums in Port Adelaide. Go to all three on a tripass. This one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ian M
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Canberra, Australia
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Small aviation museum

This SA aviation museum is a must visit for any aviation enthusiast. It consists of two small... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
beachstone2c
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Helsinki, Finland
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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66 Lipson St, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
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+61 8 8240 1230
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of three transport themed museums in Port Adelaide. Go to all three on a tripass. This one had lots of lical memorabilia from SA pilots as well as some excellent exhibits of civil and military aircraft. Many of the planes can be walked into...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This SA aviation museum is a must visit for any aviation enthusiast. It consists of two small hangars full of aircraft relevant to Australian aviation history. However, compared to similar museums in the US or Europe this is a very modest one. Kids will always...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum. Lots to see and quite a few planes you can board! Fun, interactive, kids really enjoyed it. Team up a day with Maritime or Railway Museums, all very close by. Helpful, friendly staff.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There lies between the railroad tracks of National Railway Museum the largest accredited aviation museum in South Australia. It is named SA Aviation Museum. It features 14 aircrafts including a full size F-111, a P3 Orion, F27 with access to 4 aircrafts. As written in...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

For avaiation enthusiasts, this wonderful place is a must see. A great range of military and civilian aircraft and equipment, including F111 and P3 Orion, DC3, F27, MkVC Spitfire etc, there is enough here to keep an enthusiast's attention for hours. A real treat, not...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Port Adelaide has a number of excellent museums. The Aviation Museum is the culmination of many years of hard work by devoted volunteers. It is a "must do" for any history or aviation buff. Visitors can fully experience the aircraft on display. Plenty to see...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We visited this museum last week with friends and it was a step back in history some where around my time the aircraft are well restored by a bunch of enthusiastic volunteers well worth a visit

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

this museum look like big warehouse but inside displays more than 15 real fighters, bombers, missiles. check the time , you will allow to get inside F111 jet fighter and has an opportunity to sit in the pilot cockpit so amazing.there is a souvenirs corner...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The displays were very impressive. Being able to climb up into the various aircraft was very special. How the men and women were contained in small spaces for considerable lengths of time, no doubt extremely hot, is unbearable to think about. The memorabilia collections were...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

This is absolutely my favourite museum. It’s not as big as other aviation museums but you can get up close and personal with most of the aircraft. On this trip, they opened up the cockpit of the DC3 for visitors to sit in. There is...More

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$10 Adults, $8 Concession, Children (under 16) $5, Family (2 Adults 3 Children) $25. Google South Australian Aviation Museum at Port Adelaide for more information.
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