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Australian Aviation Heritage Centre

557 Stuart Highway Winnellie, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821, Australia
+61 8 8947 2145
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A B-52 bomber (one of only two on display outside the U.S.) is exhibited here along with other military aircraft, engines and the wreckage of a Japanese Zero fighter shot down in the 1942 air raids on Darwin.
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557 Stuart Highway Winnellie, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821, Australia
+61 8 8947 2145
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely in awe of seeing the massive B52 bomber squeezed into this large Hanger housing at least another 18 aircraft dwarfed in comparison. A great history lesson.Worth the trip.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed yesterday

The highlight of this great attraction is the B52 bomber on display. It is the main feature of the exhibition along with all the other real aircraft that was used during the second world war. There are many planes in this exhibition and the associated...More

Thank Ron009
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am certainly not someone who is into aviation, but I enjoyed walking around looking at the planes on display. Some of the displays feel quite outdated (the descriptions typed on a typewriter) but in a way, it adds to the authenticity. It gets quite...More

Thank jessiebee1987
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are a air enthusiast or just like the look of anything that flies then this is the place to go. The collection in the enormous hangar is fantastic and the B-52 is breathtaking, what a sight. Spent about an hour there could easily...More

Thank Dutchy7667
Reviewed 4 days ago

An F111, Mirage, a Sabre, bits of a Liberator and a B52...doesnt get any better. A good historical compilation. Good for the blokes.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a pleasant time viewing the planes - especially the B52 & F-111. Various other planes & show cases of interesting stories including relating to Darwin & NT.

Thank seadog-46
Reviewed 1 week ago

How amazing - the B52 filled the exhibition space wirth all the smaller planes brought in underneath Again time to look would have been great!

Thank Chrissie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great museum, easy to wander around and diverse, with history and real relics of the past, stories and pictures. You can get close to see what the experience of forcing yourself into one of these aircraft must have been like.The boys loved...More

Thank judithpY6283CC
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loved it, I myself was a bit bored ! The B 52 bomber was the only highlight for me , the rest didn't interest me.

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The centre has a good number of static displays including a B-52 bomber, plenty of information on the displays . A must for anyone into aviation

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Lorraine O
26 February 2015|
Response from Sue F | Reviewed this property |
Australian Aviation Heritage Centre Museum Address: 557 Stuart Hwy, Winnellie NT 0820, Australia Phone:+61 8 8947 2145 Hours: Open today · 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lorraine O
26 February 2015|
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Response from MingpanHobart | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lorraine, I believe it's 9 to 5 every day except public holidays. My partner is a real "flyboy" so really wanted to visit here, but I also enjoyed it. Also it's run by volunteers, so it was nice to support their good work... More