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Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility

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“medical care”(26 reviews)
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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 today via mobile

Ok so now I have tried to cry at a movie with historisk facts! It is a good museum even though mostly old fashion type! The stories about the flying doctors are great. Ofcause a visit worth

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must visit amazing history worth every penny and more They do an incredible job, people should donate to this incredible service

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jules L
Reviewed 1 week ago

You only need a brief stop here to take it all in ,there is a short holographic film and a small museum ,the gift shop is very nice and well priced with lots of Oz souvenirs and specific Flying Doctor souvenirs and all money goes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Feeona W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum charts the history of the flying doctor service from its shaky start in little biplanes to the sophisticated operation of today. It's a really interesting and informative place and you really do wonder how the nurses manage to do all that they do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mick W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to learn the history and the ongoing service it provides would highly recommend amazing what these services can do

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Relax166110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have given this an average rating, that is not to say that it is is not an interesting museum. I think part of the problem is comparing it with the new RFDS museum in Darwin, which I preferred. I think also the visit was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank broadhurstannema
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can learn a lot about Australia, better understand the vast distances and its culture, history and its people.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dietrich F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I last came here as a child in 1987. It has definitely improved especially the hologram presentation and the plane replica inside. The $17 entry fee and what you spend in the shop goes towards the RFDS operations - it is only 80 % government...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dsiely
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small but first class museum. It told the story of the founding and growth of the Flying Doctor service. Quite inspirational. We liked the fact that the money from the museum goes towards funding the service

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike P
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Must see in Alice Springs! Lovely friendly hosts, very nice museum with good information about the service.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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