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Darwin Aviation Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Darwin Aviation Museum: Aviation Heritage Centre General Entry
from US$10.26*
Darwin Aviation Museum: Aviation Heritage Centre General Entry
from US$10.26*
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A B-52 bomber (one of only two on display outside the U.S.) is exhibited here along with other military aircraft, engines and the wreckage of a Japanese Zero fighter shot down in the 1942 air raids on Darwin.
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557 Stuart Highway, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821, Australia
+61 8 8947 2145
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a tour group off the cruise ship there. They loved it. For a small local museum it’s excellent. Some excellent exhibits and relics. Seeing a B52 bomber live dwarfing other exhibitions is amazing. Well done staff and volunteers.

Thank Eve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing experience. Standing in the hangar beside a massive B52 bomber and a Lancaster was incredible. There are also many planes, helicopters and other aviation exhibits, We were impressed with how well the visitors were looked after. It was a hot day...More

Thank rita7912016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised at the number of aircraft on display, including the massive B52 bomber, Mirage, F111, Sabre and the American Cobra helicopter. Some of the exhibits have been magnificently restored. Would recommend to anyone with an interest in aviation history.

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those that are interested in flying machines a must. Also has a B52 bomber in the large 'shed' the displays are in. I found it very interesting But then again, I am into machines and stuff like this

Thank George K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you're not a plane enthusiast you need to visit..see the B52 bomber & watch the video in its bomb bay...climb the stairs & peer into its cockpit..then step back & ask yourself, how on earth did they manage to fit it into the...More

Thank Sydneyperson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent spot for aviation enthusiasts including a rare American B52 bomber. Has a good souvenir shop.

Thank nettletonr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well....I didn't know that a B52 could fit into the hanger that size. It was massive, and then to have all the other planes around it, spanning a number of years was fantastic. Interesting to see the change in size of these planes over the...More

Thank paulc4680
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great display of aviation from early days, world war two, modern aircraft, wonderful displays of ancillary items and from across the world. Great to get up so close and see how they really work. The B52 is huge, the mirage and F111 sleak and...More

Thank taxi_driver50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very unassuming venue from the outside, but once you step through the door expect to be blown away. The biggest feature in the hanger is the B52 bomber, the size of the machine is amazing. There is also a F1 11 on...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Aviation Museum the other day, first time in a number of years. I had forgotten how interesting it was and the scope of items displayed. Enjoyed it again and am taking the grandkids in the next couple of weeks.

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12 August 2018|
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Response from Helen H | Reviewed this property |
You would need to get a taxi. It is not walking distance. Cheers, Helen. Oh make sure you go to the underground tunnels which is near the harbour.
Lorraine O
26 February 2015|
Response from Sue F | Reviewed this property |
Australian Aviation Heritage Centre Museum Address: 557 Stuart Hwy, Winnellie NT 0820, Australia Phone:+61 8 8947 2145 Hours: Open today · 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lorraine O
26 February 2015|
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Response from MingpanHobart | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lorraine, I believe it's 9 to 5 every day except public holidays. My partner is a real "flyboy" so really wanted to visit here, but I also enjoyed it. Also it's run by volunteers, so it was nice to support their good work... More