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Fleet Air Arm Museum

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Address: 489A Albatross Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2540, Australia
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+61 2 4424 1920

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Kids loved the helicopter simulator

If interested in flying machines of the past and Australian naval air history this would be an interesting way to spend an hour or two. It's well presented and maintained with... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If interested in flying machines of the past and Australian naval air history this would be an interesting way to spend an hour or two. It's well presented and maintained with plenty of sitting spots for tired legs. There are a number of old planes and helicopters to see, along with models of ships, art exhibition and sundry memorabilia. Entry... More 

Thank Jenmac48
Nowra, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a great place to visit to see all the planes of the past. So Much to see and do. There is also a great place to have lunch here overlooking the air field. Top Place

Thank MarriottParkMotel
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Well presented aircraft, simulator for children to use, exhibits and film footage to watch. Also room with war paintings.

Thank Christine T
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Best place to look at the history of the airforce compared to the war memorial in Canberra for arti facts

Thank Nelli K
Nowra, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We live in the area and often take our visitors here. They are always amazed. It is easy to access with a very modest $10 entry fee and never crowded. There is restoration work underway by local volunteers to add to the already impressive display.

Thank PaulLovesaGoodNight
Doorn, Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Situated on the edge of Nowra naval air base, the museum presents the story of naval Aviation since early WW2. There is a balcony overlooking the air base. The café was recently closed, although vending machines remain.

Thank Fred W
Nowra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Great historical overview of the history of the Fleet Arm Arm in Australia, friendly staff, manager has a lot of knowledge about history and the exhibitions.

Thank mac442
Caloundra, Australia
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the Fleet Museum yesterday. It was easy access for disabled with most exhibits being on ground floor. Only $10 to enter and we spent 2 hours reading and looking around. All about the navy aircraft, planes and helicopters with large range of them to see. Very interesting video on finding the HMS Sydney

Thank Bronwyn18
NSW South Coast
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

A great way to get up close and personal with a slice of Aussie history. Been a few times when not crowded so no need to rush. Plenty of time to read and look at the displays. Make time for inside and out.

Thank TnT42
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

What a museum! Every thing is there , Its a little out of the way but excellent presentation. The upstairs cafe was shut but we still managed to survive the flying display which is on going is great Staff are vey courteous indeed the Shop has every thing as souvenirs Tiapan

Thank Tiapan

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