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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  • October 3, 2017
    Many aircraft with specific connections to Australia are on display. A dedicated band of volunteers run the place and are to be commended for their efforts. Family's are welcome and kid's/parents sust...  more »
  • September 27, 2017
    There are about 50 planes to view, about 6 you can go up into. The kids loved this especially sitting in the old TAA plane with the seat belts on pretending to be taking off. Ours weren't the only one...  more »
  • August 28, 2017
    What an excellent museum! It is full of Australia's aviation history and has some unique, or hard to find exhibits, like a Bristol Freighter and a Beaufighter. Many of the displays are undercover and ...  more »
  • September 10, 2017
    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.
  • August 27, 2017
    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!
  • August 6, 2017
    Love this museum. Unique hands on exhibitions, great for kids (they can sit in the planes and explore the yard)
  • August 15, 2017
    We've been there twice with a grandchild each time and liked it.
  • August 20, 2017
    A bit limited in scope but planes they do have are magic

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