Darwin Aviation Museum, Darwin

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Visit the Darwin Aviation Museum to learn about Australia's colorful history in flight. See 19 aircraft on display, including a B-25 Mitchell Bomber, Mirage and Sabre jet fighters, and an Australian Navy Wessex helicopter that helped clean up Darwin after Cyclone Tracy hit on Christmas in 1974. The 38 displays include videos of the bombing of Darwin in World War II and a depiction of pioneers Ross and Keith Smith in flight in 1919. Bring drinking water with you if the weather's warm because it can become quite hot inside the hangar. A visit to Darwin Aviation Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Darwin trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • A great place to visit even if you are not particularly interested in planes. We just couldn't get over the size of the B52. There is lots to see and it is an easy trip out of town.  more »
  • I was amazed at the size of the B52 bomber, and the number of planes in the hangar. The history is amazing, they certainly give you a great range of exhibits to look at and I learnt a lot about the bo...  more »
  • My partner loves planes and insisted on visiting this museum. It is run by volunteers and they have done a fabulous job of providing very interesting information, not only on a variety of planes, but ...  more »
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