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South African Air Force Museum

Forest Hill Drive | Southdene, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
+27 41 505 1295
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We paid a visit to the museum that accepts donation so entrance is free. What an experience to see... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
CarlPrinsloo
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Interesting museum

A trip to the South African Air Force Museum is probably best suited to the military aircraft... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
HES664
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Forest Hill Drive | Southdene, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We paid a visit to the museum that accepts donation so entrance is free. What an experience to see such a neat and well kept display of aircraft from way back when.

Thank CarlPrinsloo
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A trip to the South African Air Force Museum is probably best suited to the military aircraft enthusiast.

Thank HES664
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great experience, Take your time going through the museum and just enjoy it. Lots of history to be learnt and a lot of "artifacts' to look at

Thank X4966NWgaryb
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife and I visited the Port Elizabeth SAAF Museum whilst visiting PE in November 2016. We received a very friendly welcome and found the entire experience very enlightening. The highlight was undoubtably spending half an hour on their Flightsim. Well worth a visit when...More

Thank Aubrey C
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a wonderful Air Force museum run on shoe string due to lack of proper funding but Captian Mark Kellbrick and his staff have down great things on a very limited budget and for anyone interested in aviation it is must visit in Port...More

1  Thank wardbattersea
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We learnt so much while visiting this museum. Its a bit tired looking and could do with a bit of a revamp, but otherwise the things on display were great and its definitely worth the trip. We wish we had known to book in advance...More

Thank AndreaKT
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We spent an informative hour here, there is plenty to hold the interest of most people from the aircraft & memorabilia to the letters written to families informing them of missing relatives - very sad! Would have spent longer only not enough to hold the...More

Thank LyndylooSouthAfrica
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We recently attended the Port Elizabeth Bi Annual Airshow held at the Air Force Museum. The children loved seeing the Mirage jet plane as well as the helicopter. the museum has done well to preserve our military aviation history and they are currently busy with...More

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

As a 22 year veteran of the RAF it was intriguing to see how things were on the other side of the world. Very dedicated gentlemen were very chatty. Lots to see and appreciate, needs funds to help keep it open so dig deep.

Thank SW416
Reviewed 5 April 2016

The enthusiast will find plenty to hold the interest here though more general visitors might be disappointed. I recommend engaging with the volunteer looking after the exhibits. His enthusiasm and depth of knowledge really made for a very enjoyable visit. I think an hour will...More

Thank Ga11ego_Ingles
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