Australian National Aviation Museum, Moorabbin

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The Australian National Aviation Museum is located at Moorabbin Airport near Melbourne Victoria.

Owned and operated by the Australian Aircraft Restoration Group, a community based, not for profit Company limited by Guarantee, the collection was established in 1962, the permanent museum opened in 1964 and is the oldest volunteer Aviation Museum in Australia.

Over the last 47 years, the museum has saved a number of significant examples of Australia's aviation heritage, and with nearly 50 aircraft on display, in storage or under restoration, and over 20 engines on display, the Museum is one of the largest in Australia.
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  • Well , it is easy to miss out on this great "aeroplane" museum , a little out the way , but well worth while getting there to view the exibits .. you get much more hands on than in most museums and ar...  more »
  • Visited the national Aviation museum on the weekend and it happened to be their open day. So many planes, helicopters and various other aviation memorabilia including a simulator. The family had a bal...  more »
  • Due to space restrictions the displays are a bit tight but you're free to get close and personal with the aircraft. You're even allowed in the cockpit of some of the aircraft. The museum is mostly sel...  more »
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  • Great Educational experience. You can see and learn about old planes. There is a collection of old planes. even you could jump in to few cockpits. Kids love it. The entry fee is also reasonable.
  • Neat collection of planes and cockpits you can enter. Lovely retired pilot happy to recount history along with show and tell! Ongoing restoration projects, welcome interest amd support!
  • Love this museum. Unique hands on exhibitions, great for kids (they can sit in the planes and explore the yard)
  • We've been there twice with a grandchild each time and liked it.
  • A bit limited in scope but planes they do have are magic

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