Defence of Darwin Experience, Darwin

Part of the Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery, Defence of Darwin Experience is a multimedia installation telling the story of the Japanese air raids on Darwin during World War II. It is the first facility in Australia providing visitors with an interactive experience of the period between 1932 and 1945, an important time in the region's history. At this site, you can see the Bombing of Darwin Gallery, a multimedia display that includes objects from the time of bombing, firsthand accounts of survivors, and recorded presentations by prominent scholars. This well-presented story of the country's brave wartime defense illustrates the city's proud history of survival. Add Defence of Darwin Experience and other attractions to your Darwin trip itinerary using our Darwin trip planner .
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  • Went here on a tour and enjoyed it very much. Very detailed and informative. Highly recommend a visit here while in Darwin  more »
  • Well presented . Fills in the gaps of the history never told. Thank you past and present. Keep telling the story.  more »
  • Everyone who visits Darwin should learn its history... it’s got a lot to offer ... I knew about Darwin being bombed etc but never realised how many times !! It’s an eye opener for sure ... it’s an exp...  more »
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