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RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre

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Absolutely Awesome! Highly Recommend...

Was worried when we arrived as there was a huge line of cars waiting to get in the gates however... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
AmandaAds787
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Brisbane, Australia
Great Couple of Hours

Very interesting place with some unique displays. Kevin the guide was brilliant. Knew his stuff and... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Danny B
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Deloraine, Australia
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

Was worried when we arrived as there was a huge line of cars waiting to get in the gates however don't be discouraged by this as the line went super quick and you get to sit in your aircon car while you wait! 100% worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place with some unique displays. Kevin the guide was brilliant. Knew his stuff and was very knowledgeable. A top place to spend a couple of hours.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Danny B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very interesting but I guess you need the interest in the first place! Great collection of Aussie aviation history. Remember this is not a commercial fun park type tourist attraction: And that is its charm! Staffed by passionate enthusiastic 'old and the bold': Passionate genuine...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

I have to say that it was a bluddy hot day at Amberley Air Base and with the humidity close to oppressive It’s hard to stay positive and focused. There are 4 hangars (ovens) housing the displays which seem pretty extensive and interesting enough, but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

The museum is open on 3rd Sunday of every month. Great day out for anyone willing to explore the history and learn. I took my kids there. They enjoyed being very close to all the aircraft and helicopters. We filled a form (link is in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

What a great day out. Many examples of the flying brotherhood and the sundry equipment that goes with flying, such as seats and parachutes and bits and pieces. I loved the day out and it is a valuable experience to those aircraft enthusiasts. I recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Ross M
Reviewed December 17, 2016

This museum is not well publicized but it is worth the security checks that you are required to go through to get there. Once there the friendly and knowledgeable staff guide you around the various exhibits while adding background knowledge and anecdotes.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Kev B
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a true heritage centre and well worth the look. A greta collection of aircraft including helicopters. Fantastic history displays about the Amberley base also and how it served Australia. I highly recommend a viewing when Open but check on Opening Times.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank tallobilla-
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This museum is right on our doorstep so visiting is easy. Great exhibits and reminders of our time in the RAAF (also bragging rights to grand children - grandma and grandpa have flown in these) Volunteers knowlegable and friendly. The last time we went, we...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Margaret C
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Difficult to get to as you have to go through base security but worth the visit. Staff are friendly and knowledgable

Date of experience: May 2016
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