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Awesome guide and exhibits

I have to say i entered this museum single Dad with 3 sons, 13,11 and 8. The great thing about this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chris N
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Wonderful experience

Wonderful experience for grandfather with teenage grandson. Thanks to guide, Graham (a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
thejoneses25
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Museum of Australian aviation history. HARS recovers and where possible restores to flying condition aircraft of significance to Australia’s civil and military aviation history.
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| Illawarra Regional Airport, Corner of Boomerang and Airport Roads, Albion Park Rail, Shellharbour, New South Wales 2527, Australia
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+61 2 4257 4333
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have to say i entered this museum single Dad with 3 sons, 13,11 and 8. The great thing about this place is it's volunteered manned and donation operated. Our guide was so knowledgeable about every aircraft on the whole site ! And one of...More

1  Thank Chris N
Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Chris N Wow! It looks like you and your boys had a great time at the museum. Thank you for your generous review. Thank you for recognising the role played by our volunteer guides. They strive to give each guest a real experience of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience for grandfather with teenage grandson. Thanks to guide, Graham (a self-confessed aircraft tragic), grandfather and grandson were able to look at and learn about the many aircraft from very small to jumbojet on display despite the rain. Lunch at the on-site cafeteria was...More

Thank thejoneses25
Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear The Joneses It is surprising how many grandfather/grandson combinations visit the HARS museum. It's wonderful to hear that the museum has such an impact on those very important relationships. HARS is pleased that your experience was so entertaining and valuable. Thank you for recognising...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a good variety of simple food. Tasty and nicely presented. The service is friendly, but a times a bit slow. However, my thanks, they are all volunteers. Congratulations on a delicious cup of coffee!More

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Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear pecasita Thank you for your kind review of Cafe Connie. Our beloved volunteers do their best to please their customers. We agree with your comments about taste and freshness. We shall also make sure that the cafe staff see what you said. Please come...More

Reviewed June 8, 2018

This review is of the tour indicated in the Title. Easy parking and smooth welcome to HARS from Steve. Throughout the tour it was evident the current and recently retired Qantas personnel guiding us were happily immersed in their voluntary involvement. Following a short briefing...More

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Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Dear Alex Wow! What a day you had. HARS is so pleased that you had such a great experience. Obviously the aircraft is a star but it is our wonderful volunteers (in this case Ben, David and Peter) who made your time with us most...More

Reviewed June 8, 2018

Recommend for anyone interested in aviation. Thousands of hours spent by volunteers fixing up aircraft really pays off. Guides are great.More

Thank Susnal
Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Dear Susnal Many thanks for your review and your acknowledgement of the work that goes into restoring and caring for historic aircraft. HARS also appreciates your recognition of our wonderful volunteer guides. Thank you for coming to the museum and we ask that you tell...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018

Everybody should come along to this aviation museum. The My Game Guru Team recommend it for all families. Don't forget to go to Shellharbour Village to Village Fix Cafe for your coffee.

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We booked a 1 hour 747 cockpit tour which included the museum tour, however the day we were to tour was also a tarmac tour day. We arrived and when entering the airport was immediately met by the wonderful Qantas 747-400, its left wing and...More

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Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Dear bittenhard HARS is so pleased that you had such a great time in our world-class museum. The key to your great experience is our team of wonderful volunteers who specialise in making your experience the best we can. Thank you for taking the time...More

Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely sensational day. Have been coming a few years now and it’s just getting bigger and better. So many dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers. So much to see and experience. It’s a fantastic weekend for any age group. A personal favourite is the Roulettes - they...More

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Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear aldavril It was a great weekend. I have passed your comments on to the event organisers, Bright Events. They were pleased to receive them. HARS was also pleased to be a major exhibitor at the airshow. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited HARS with a group of three young families and had a wonderful experience. Our guide Ian was given the unenviable task of looking after a group with MANY toddlers and he was the most patient, informative and helpful guide you could ask for....More

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Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Dear David HARS and its volunteers strive to tailor each experience to the interests of those who are visiting. Thank you for pointing out how well that was done for you and your guests. Thank you for your king review, and please tell others about...More

Reviewed March 30, 2018

First time visit with mature group of Classic Car enthausists. Without exception the Men & their Ladies all enjoyed the experience. Our Group was split into two and both guides were very knowledgeable and their training showed. I have visited a number of Aircraft Museums...More

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Doug P, Guest Relations Manager at HARS Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Dear Trapper Phil Thank you for your kind review. HARS is proud of the fact that it is an all-volunteer organisation and that our people are well trained. HARS is also proud of the number of aircraft that are kept flying. We are glad that...More

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Yes there is a cafe with an outdoor area with the shell of a airplane for the kids to play in.
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