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The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 AM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 AM
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Great place for tank lovers

We had a look at the military museum as it is right next to the skyrail park and my buddy is a fan... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Geoff T
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Berwick, Australia
a display and collection that must be seen to be belived and amired.

wow, we where astounded by the vast range of the collection and variety of military machines on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
swheels_71
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Ballarat, 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...more
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2 Skyrail Dr, Cairns, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 September 2014

New attraction in Cairns, the much anticipated opening was on 5th September 2014, I didn't expect much for a brand new attraction but was pleasantly surprised, it's one of the best displays of tanks and general artillery I have been to, beyond expectations for Cairns,...More

4  Thank Colin C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 November 2014

The prices are ridiculous Adults $22.50 Children (5yrs – 16yrs)* $13.50 Seniors/Students# $16.50 Family (2 Ad + 2 Ch) $58.00 Family (1 Ad + 3 Ch) $48.00 You cant touch/enter/drive/be driven/or even see them be driven, just look!!!!! $5.00 would be fair, but their pricing...More

2  Thank meesotrev
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a look at the military museum as it is right next to the skyrail park and my buddy is a fan of military machines. There are over 100 tanks and big artillery from all around the world all the way back to WWII....More

Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 1 week ago

wow, we where astounded by the vast range of the collection and variety of military machines on display, the number and the condition of every vehicle displayed was , as an admirer of war craft, amazing. ranging from the obvious Australian vehicles, through to examples...More

Thank swheels_71
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited the museum at the end of october, we had a guided tour by paul,who is actually a volunteer at the museum. paul is excellent and well versed on his history and facts. Paul is obviously very passionate about the museum and its history.I...More

Thank AussieHamster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing museum which you can take your time to take it all in. Divided into regional displays and the staff are more than happy to answer any questions. Could have spend all day wandering through the exhibits.

Thank MartyInCairnsOz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great collection and was being guided by Paul, a volunteer Military Historian, who is very well versed with the history of the displays and historical events behind each exhibit. Very informative and I trust without Paul as my guide, my visit would have been just...More

1  Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive collection of various armoured vehicle and artillery. Informative and entertaining and well with a visit. You need at least an hour minimum as there are lots of displays to read and information to read. Throughly recommend for any military enthusiasts.

Thank GSD14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say, I want one. Totally in Tank heaven in this place. Clean, well laid out with interesting information about each piece of equipment displayed in the museum. Time walking through here simply vanished- would recommend. Also enjoyed firing a few rifle rounds...More

Thank Samuel Z
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We visited this museum on our recent holiday to Cairns. It was a great experience.Surprisingly huge collection of military vehicles & weapons . It is a little way out of Cairns city, we got an Uber & it cost around $25 from cairns.If you want...More

Thank Dell20
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

With over a 100 exhibits well worth a quick visit, next door to the skyline terminal so pop in before or after for a quick couple of hours. The largest collection in the southern hemisphere.

Thank Adrian-Karen28
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here on the public holiday. It was myself and 2 teenage boys. Unfortunately due to the dry and windy conditions we couldn’t do the tank ride but still had a great time. Both boys done the shooting, I found Chris ( I hope...More

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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 BrianS5067 | 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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