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Australian Aviation Heritage Centre

Address: 557 Stuart Highway Winnellie, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821, Australia
Phone Number: 8 8947 2145
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Ranked #3 of 54 Attractions in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: A B-52 bomber (one of only two on display outside the U.S.) is exhibited here along with other...
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Took my dad and SO here; both plane fanatics who had a great time. Having now been twice I THINK i have seen everything - but I am probably wrong. There is so much to see in this old hangar that you really need to take your time. I would suggest going in the dry; my visit in December was... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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33 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The various historical displays, from B52 bomber to other historical jet fighter from World War & memorabilia.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I visited here whilst working away. The museum is in a great location, just off the Stuart Highway and very easily accessible. There are a number of great exhibits which pay homage to the air history of Darwin and broader Northern Australia. It was great to marvel at the B-52 and it's sheer size and payload capacity. Even better is... More 

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Sunshine Coast
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8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were told by the locals to come here and we weren't disappointed. You walk into the huge hanger and are met by such an assortment of flying machines. Even the old control panels in the back corner were amazing to see, glimpse of the computer age way back then.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

With Snoopy in a jet fighter and an enormous B52 you can't go wrong! We all enjoyed a good look around here. Lots of planes and a couple of helicopters. I liked the F111 and the Mirage. Also intrigued by the old fridge made into a Qantas jet. Lots to look at and a good little shop/cafe attached.

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Palmerston, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I visited this museum about 6 years ago and again recently. Not sure what the museums agenda is but I can't say I was all that impressed second time round. yes they have added a F111 but what is with all the ex civilian buckets of rubbish doing clogging up the place. Maybe management need to grow some balls and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Was in complete awe of the b52 bomber. Displays were well presented and informative. Well worth the entry fee. Could spend hours here.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

worth a look if your in the area, not over priced and have a good range of old aircraft. Great for kids

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Darwin, Australia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a great place to immerse yourself in a little bit of history. Well priced and great for the kids.

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Taiwan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A great display , including world war two experiences , Darwin was bombed by the Japanese , it tells the story very well .

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