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National Military Vehicle Museum

National Military Vehicle Muse 10 Sturton Rd | Edinburgh Parks, Elizabeth, Playford, South Australia 5111, Australia
+61 8 8285 3011
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What a great place to see some Aussie defence history. The $15 price is a bit steep. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Donna D
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Adelaide, Australia
"Boys" of all ages will love it.

The Museum is only open on Sundays 10am - 4pm, and Public Holidays (not Christmas) and costs $10... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
Kay R
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Welcome to our Museum, which is operated on a volunteer basis by members of the Military Vehicle Preservation Society of South Australia. The Society is one of many Military Vehicle Clubs across Australia and throughout the world and its members are dedicated to the preservation of vehicles that are of military origin. The museum was developed as away of providing undercover storage for the vehicles and at the same time allowing the public to view them. Opened in August 1993 at the old Messenger Press building at Port Adelaide and now relocated to a group of historic WW2 era buildings within the Defence precinct of Edinburgh Parks this museum is unique number of ways. The majority of the vehicles are privately owned by the Society members and therefore each member is responsible for their own vehicles. In addition the vehicles are not just restored to look at, they are rebuilt to authentic running condition and most are road registered and driven regularly. Military vehicles and items range from the First World War to current times.
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National Military Vehicle Muse 10 Sturton Rd | Edinburgh Parks, Elizabeth, Playford, South Australia 5111, Australia
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

What a great place to see some Aussie defence history. The $15 price is a bit steep. Lots of pensioner/ex servicemen visit and still pay full priceMore

Thank Donna D
Terry K, Webmaster at National Military Vehicle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thanks for the review, Donna. The $15 entry fee was for the open day, which was a special fun-raising event. Our standard entry price is much lower and we also normally have a concession ticket available. As always, kids under 15 are free (for up...More

Reviewed 3 May 2016

The Museum is only open on Sundays 10am - 4pm, and Public Holidays (not Christmas) and costs $10 for Adults. They do have some "open days" throughout the year. I took my Dad there in his wheelchair and he enjoyed the displays and chatting to...More

Thank Kay R
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I won't babble on too much about this museum because you really have to see it with your own eyes. The building outside is nothing special but it's what's going on inside that matters. There are heaps of military vehicles in this modest sized building....More

Thank James A
Reviewed 17 May 2015

They have a large range of military vehicles here, ranging from horse drawn vehicles through to WW2. The displays are broken up into several sections, a large room was a large range of communications devices, a section of RAAF vehicles including a mobile radar unit,...More

Thank Ray F
Reviewed 11 May 2015

This is one of those places that if you like looking at old military vehicles then you are going to love - the collection is simply huge, and from what I have been told they all work as well. Most of the collection are World...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2014

Many thanks to the National Military Vehicle Museums dedicated volunteers for creating such an amazing collection of military memorabilia, in an environment everyone can enjoy. Your volunteers were incredibly helpful and knew their stuff! well done!

1  Thank AllenTiller
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I recently visited this museum with my girlfriend and enjoyed our time exploring the various war exhibits and vehicles. There is a good variety of WW2 trucks, Jeeps and specialty vehicles which can be browsed up close. Most vehicles have been well restored and are...More

1  Thank OceanGuide
Terry K, Webmaster at National Military Vehicle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2014

Thanks for the feedback. While the militaria displays aren't our primary focus, that's still no excuse for them having not been maintained to an acceptable standard and therefore we have had some of the volunteers clean them up over the weekend and they should now...More

Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

For anyone who plays the call of duty series or Battlefield you will be amazed at what they have stashed away in these storage sheds from WW2. From amphibious to land vehicles to a tank. Awesome to check out even with the kids. Great variety.

5  Thank aminal1
Reviewed 4 July 2012

well worth a look. out near the RAAF Base at Edinburgh Parks, on Sturton Road (next to the big Coles warehouse).. heaps of old military vehicles, tank, jeeps, guns, uniforms, even the old war buildings are great to look through. KIDS had a ball (me...More

10  Thank Geoff a
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