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Australian Aviation Heritage Centre

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Address: 557 Stuart Highway Winnellie, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821, Australia
Phone Number: 8 8947 2145
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Description: A B-52 bomber (one of only two on display outside the U.S.) is exhibited...
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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Really interesting, full of historical planes and artifacts. The B52 bomber is a standout. You are able to get close to all , and it easy to read all information.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Cootamundra, Australia
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Cootamundra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Really interesting, full of historical planes and artifacts. The B52 bomber is a standout. You are able to get close to all , and it easy to read all information.

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Cairns Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

When you talk about size and sheer presence nothing compares to the B52 bomber in darwin. It made the f111, spitfire and mirage look tiny sitting under its wing. there were static displays of WW2, The battle of the coral sea, and the Darwin defence. There were also videos for all the relevant aircraft. Awesome!!!!

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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

If you are interested in planes or history this is a must see in Darwin. The B-52 bomber in the hanger is huge, such a sight to see! But it is not the only exhibit in there. The place doesn't look that big when you are driving past but when we walked inside we were pleasantly surprised how much is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

On arrival there are a number of derelict aircraft on the tarmac outside, but inside the hangar they have a fantastic collection of aircraft. Dominating everything is an intact B52. It is massive. There is an F111 in pristine condition, a Sabre, a Mirage, a couple of helicopters ultralights and a few other oddities. Very worthwhile visit.

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Upper Swan, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

It is a big, big shed full of planes. A B52, a F1-11, a Tiger Moth, a Mirage, helicopters, planes, planes and more planes. Close up and personal. You can actually get up close and 'touch' the planes which lets you get a feeling of size and dream what it was like to fly them. Allow at least 2 hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is worth going to see, so educational and informative and very interesting. So many things to look, you could sit and listen to the audio or just wander for ages or as little as you want, great for all the family. A must do.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Was great to visit this museum the home of a b52!!! I couldn't get over the size of this plane!!! It was massive!!! They had a lot to offer at this museum and very informative. If you are in Darwin I recommend you visiting this once in a lifetime experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Awesome place with the enormous B52 in the centre of the hangar surrounded by bigger and smaller aircrafts and war displays.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A B-52? Where else do you get to see this? Plenty of aviation stuff to keep you occupied for hours. Great spot with great attractions. My only gripe was not many rotary aviation exhibits but that's only a personal thing. We'll worth a visit!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

There is something about old planes that excite me, especially those which have a part in Australia's history. The centre of this display is a B52 bomber whose size is hard to contemplate without actually seeing it. Plenty to see and learn about.

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