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Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum

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Winner of the 2012 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Award for Best New Tourism Development. Since 1928 the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has provided 24-hour emergency medical services to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia...more
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8 - 10 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this to be an Interesting place even though I’m not into this type of tour . Very informative I’ve learned so much great.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Anadaze
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The story of the RFDS is unique and is well told in this museum. The contribution made by Alf Traegar with his pedal radio is so important and then there is the vision and courage of John Flynn. You can watch a movie in a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank beheaded c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I learned so much on this tour to the RFDS Museum. Outside the theater there is a map of Australia which is active pin pointing where each plane is throughout the country, tracking all plane movements. Into the theater for a riveting twenty minute film...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jayne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

small and compact with lots of information. Get a great sense of the history of the service and the amazing work it continues to do. Prices in shop are reasonable

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BronwynE065
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent introductory talk and then into the museum which is fascinating, not just for the RFDS history but also for information about Alf Traeger

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review is based purely on a Sunday breakfast we had in April at their onsite cafe, not the museum itself. I ordered scrambled eggs with gluten free toast. I can’t remember exactly the cost but it was around $13-14. Toast was dry & cold....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank FuudTrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, let me say that the cafe was excellent and should be a stop in and of itself. Very interesting movie and exhibits that did a good job of explaining the history of the Flying Doctors. Also information on the current service.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Burke108
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend that everyone should make a trip to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum if they get the opportunity. One of the main reasons that I say this is because The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a non-profit organisation, with 100% of all profits...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HA60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Flying Doctor Service in Australia has been around for a long time, but it is not well known. This stop on our tour taught us a lot about how Australians cope with the problems of medical transportation in very sparsely populated areas.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank frequent-traveler777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has a wonderful holographic depiction in a short movie of John Flynn which adds a great side to the history. There are lots for kids to see and a real plane that you can go inside. There is an active map of Australia...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Tameka F
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Response from NormDC | Reviewed this property |
Entry to gift shop (which includes part full size plane) is free Memory tells me it was ~$11 concession (includes senior card holders from interstate) or ~$16 adult, ~$42 family to view the informative hologram presentation... More
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