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Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum

487 Ingham Road, Garbutt, Queensland 4814, Australia
+61 7 4752 1712
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“air base” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
487 Ingham Road, Garbutt, Queensland 4814, Australia
This attraction is at Townsville Airport
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+61 7 4752 1712
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

A group of friendly and knowledgeable volunteers man this museum. The level of displays is excellent easy to read and in some cases interactive. We spent a good 3 hours here and enjoyed every moment. Well worth a visit and would be very educational for...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice place, good organization, good enviornment and the most important free. I think that it is neccesary more advertisement, in order to get more visitors

Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

After seeing the excellent Jezzine museum, we headed here with enthusiasm, but were disappointed. There are interesting displays, but quite amateur, and the volunteers weren't very enthusiastic

Thank lizzy122015
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This museum is a nice place to spend some time learning about the history of the RAAF in Townsville. The displays are informative and well presented and are a credit to the volunteers who run the place on a very tiny budget. It's a great...More

Thank kjbailey2017
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Given Townsville's place in aviation history - especially during WWII this museum does justice to all those involved in this conflict. I was on a time restricted tour and I could have spent all day at this museum. It was excellent.

2  Thank Steve N
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This small but compact museum was open as part of the T150 RAAF Townsville air base Open Day. Beautifully air conditioned on a hot day, the original barracks are chock full of historical photographs, war memorabilia, historical documents, photos of the air base during the...More

3  Thank BelC0001
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went here with my dad who is a retired ex air force. walking around listening to stories and looking at the photos turned out to be a great couple of hours and the staff were well informed being ex service personal. could be bigger being...More

3  Thank sutto1974
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Must see whilst you are in the area, my children loved it and the staff at the facilities were awesome and helpful with their information in relation to the aircraft.

2  Thank 0000pts
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Was ok. Most displays outside. Good information boards. Friendly staff. Not really thatmuch to see unfortunately. If you can get there, the one in Darwin is far better.

Thank lynden_d
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We spent some time recently at the Royal Australian Air Force Museum in Townsville. It’s a great set up at the aerodrome and a neat piece of history of the RAAF which some of our friends are a part of. My older brother who loves...More

5  Thank JGDynamo
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