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Museum of Australian Army Flying

Army Airfield, Oakey, Queensland 4401, Australia
+61 7 4691 7666
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Fantastic Museum for Aviaators

I was amazed at the number of aircraft & helicopters. new & old. I was particularly interested in... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Kiwibob739
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Sydney, Australia
AUSTRALIAN ARMY AVIATION MUSEUM

Located in the little town of Oakey is the Australian Army Aviation Base. They have a really great... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Colin V
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Army Airfield, Oakey, Queensland 4401, Australia
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+61 7 4691 7666
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

I was amazed at the number of aircraft & helicopters. new & old. I was particularly interested in the Boomerang, but I was surprised at the number of different aircraft from bygone eras. One of the biggest surprises for me was the Bleriot XI on...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Located in the little town of Oakey is the Australian Army Aviation Base. They have a really great museum set up displaying the old aircraft of the bygone era to the more modern craft. This is restored by dedicated volunteers, who are remarkable and I...More

Thank Colin V
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

I was like a little boy in a candy shop with all the different sorts of aircraft on display. I highly recommend you book a guided tour! It was packed full of information which you simply wouldn't of received otherwise. The tour guide was very...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Excellent museum with some 18 planes in the museum and some over a 100 years old and also a CH-47D CHINOOK. Worth the visit if you are interested in old and air force planes. There is also other items of interest in the museum. Rod

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Dissapointed it wasnt open, traveled several hours on the long weeken to visit as the website said it was open on sundays, got there to find it closed. Please update your website.

Thank Donna M
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were not disappointed. The volunteers are very helpful & the displays are AWESOME. The museum is not set up for picnic grounds however there is table and chairs available outside & clean toilets. Entry to this museum is only $7.00 per adult. There is...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Todays Australian army flies only helicopters but in this museum it is a collection of military aviation history , some noteworthy aircraft are the Red Baron, the Australian made Boomerang, the Boxkite and a Huey attack helicopter. Worth a visit if in the area, cost...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited it on Easter Sunday. Not very big. But definitely worth it For anyone who has any interest at all in aviation history of the Australian Army.

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Relatively easy to find, ample parking and snacking opportunities in Oakey itself. Just decided to go out and have a look as we had just visited the new Toowoomba private airport nearby. Blown away by the most comprehensive display of Australian army military aircraft you...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Took the grandchildren to the Army Flying Museum during the Christmas School holidays.....CLOSED. Great for tourists, NOT.

1  Thank Janice N
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Desley B
12 May 2017|
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Response from davidj171sk | Reviewed this property |
You will need to go back to the township of Oakley where there are plenty of eating options; maybe book first on the way to the museum. Museum has soft drinks available at very good prices.
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