RAAF Museum, Point Cook

RAAF Museum is the official museum of the Royal Australian Air Force, the second oldest air force in the world, located at RAAF Williams Point Cook, Victoria, Australia. The museum displays aircraft of significance to the RAAF from its inception as the Australian Flying Corps to the present. At the direction of Air Marshal Sir George Jones, the RAAF Museum was formed in 1952 and fell under the administration of Headquarters Point Cook until 1988 when it became a separate unit of the RAAF. It is currently overseen by the force's Air Training Wing.EntryEntry to the museum is free. The operating hours are Tuesday to Friday 10am - 3pm, Weekends and Public Holidays 10am - 5pm. The museum is closed on Mondays, Christmas Day, and Good Friday.RAAF Williams (Point Cook) is a working Military facility so adult visitors are required to produce photo identification and sign in to gain entry.Aircraft on displayNot all of the Museum's collection is permanently exhibited. Among those on display are:Static displaySome of the aircraft, helicopters and missiles displayed in different exhibitions are:Replica Aircraft Bristol Boxkite Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 Deperdussin 1910 monoplaneTraining Hangar Maurice Farman MF.11 Shorthorn Avro 504K de Havilland Tiger Moth de Havilland Vampire T Mk 35 CAC Winjeel Pacific Aerospace Corporation CT/4A Aermacchi MB-326H
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  • Its free to enter. Good exhibit variety, from early wire frames to f111. Small drink and packaged food stand. Staffed by very helpful volunteers. Air show 3 times per week with acrobatics then planes ...  more »
  • Whilst it’s not quite the war memorial in Canberra, the work undertaken by mainly volunteers is terrific and it is a great place to spend an hour or two if you are into a bit of history  more »
  • I was really happy to visit this museum that i read in the Melbourne official information guide. But what they did not mention is THAT YOU MUST HAVE A PHOTO ID ON YOU... Thus, i did not have my id on ...  more »
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  • An incredible place to visit. Definitely worth taking a trip down here, the staff are so friendly and the coffee from the cafe was lovely whilst watching the planes take off
  • Maginificient collection of Royal Australian Airforce's aircraft, arms and amunations.great place to visit to know the history of RAAF. All the staffs are very very helpful with tremendous knowledge.
  • Kids and adults will love this place. You need to check if the aircraft flight display is on before as it does not always take place.
  • We loved it and kids loved it. Educational, all about worlds 2nd oldest airforce. Free entry, lots to see, great value gift and coffee shop. Shame not much to get close to or be interactive with.
  • Been here half a dozen time, it's a great place for an aviation buff. Seen a few flying displays by our own RAAF Roulettes, just breath taking....hats off the guys flying them. The display aircraft at the museum are nice to see too. Plan out such that you can grab a view of the flyby's which happen thrice a week.

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