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Trans Australia Airlines Museum

7 York St | Qantas FTC, Airport West, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3042, Australia
+61 3 9280 8114
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Trans Australia Airlines (TAA) was once one of only two Australia-wide airlines, the other being... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
Fully packed with bits and pieces, lots of info, more for the older crowd unless your kids loveeeee planes

Lots of stuff and info, chep entry, best to call to see if they are open and staffed. Heaps of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A4638UTanthonyg
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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7 York St | Qantas FTC, Airport West, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3042, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Trans Australia Airlines (TAA) was once one of only two Australia-wide airlines, the other being Ansett. Ansett went bankrupt and TAA, which was owned by the Commonwealth government, was absorbed into Qantas. Many older people have warm feelings for TAA, and many former TAA staff...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of stuff and info, chep entry, best to call to see if they are open and staffed. Heaps of stuff, a bit crammed all in there but lots to see and info.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

a credit to all the volunteers and what great memories from a time gone by i recommend this museum to any one interested in aviation there are even hostess school photos as well

Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

An interest in aviation may help but is not necessary. We had a fascinating time here. The history of TAA is a walk through a time capsule. Themed by decades, our guide took us through a plethora of information and titbits. Finishing off with a...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Trans Australian Airlines (TAA) was a domestic airline which became Australian Airlines, and then was absorbed by Qantas Airways which flew international routes. TAA was one half of the 'two airline' policy. The museum is fascinating, with all varieties of aviation history on show, from...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

easy to get too by taking Tram 59. this fantastic museum is run by enthusiastic ex-taa employees. opening times are tues-thurs 10am-2pm.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a Museum of an Airline, rather than one of Aviation with aircraft in hangers or on a tarmac. While there are many models of the craft that TAA, Australian Airlines, and QANTAS flew or could have flown (including a Concorde), there are also...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a real gem of a small museum, tucked away in a side street opposite Essendon Airport, and sharing premises with the Jetstar Training Centre. It's open 3 days per week (at time of writing) and fully operated by retired TAA staff. The staff...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Very lovely welcome to the Museum with a tea/coffee and biscuits ($2), a short talk, also a film, sitting in airline seats from the 1950's, very comfortable too. Then we were guided around the Museum looking at all the history of one of Australia's first...More

Thank AustraliaMardi
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Anybody who remembers the 'romantic" days of air travel and the excitement that was guaranteed, a visit to this museum, especially the history of TAA being the main feature, is an absolute MUST. As one of the two main contenders in the "Two Airline Policy",...More

Thank Terry B
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