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Darwin Military Museum: General Entry Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Defence of Darwin Experience, 5434 Alec Fong Lim Drive East Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801 Australia

    Australia at War 

    Discover artefacts that chronicle Australia’s involvement in international conflicts from the Boer War to the present day. Explore our vast collection of uniforms, weaponry, photographs, interviews, and propaganda pieces that tell the stories of our service men and women deployed overseas.

    Museum and Facilities

    Take a walk through our lush gardens and find our stunning range of military vehicles and larger artillery pieces. Climb to the top of the gun emplacement and check out the 9.2” gun that it houses. Venture beneath the gun deck and explore our vast collection of Vietnam War artefacts, weaponry and photographs. 

    During your visit, take time to relax in our fully air conditioned cafe, or make a purchase from the gift shop.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Darwin Military Museum
    Duration
    1h
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Defence of Darwin Experience
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Darwin Military Museum is open 7 days per week:
    • 1st October - 31st March: Open 10am - 3:30pm. Last entry accepted at 2:30pm.
    • 1st April- 30th September: Open 9:30am - 5pm. Last entry accepted at 4pm.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Darwin Military Museum was well worth the $20 entry fee. Make sure you allow more than 2 hours to browse all the interesting exhibits inside and outside the museum. The mix of video and audio recounts of the people who were actually involved in...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Jodz04
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Probably not enough of us know the extent of the bombing of Darwin, nor what it was like living here at the time. The excellent displays and recordings reveal a bit of what it was like in Darwin during the period. A lot of other...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Graeme S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    For the pitiful sum of $15 we were treated to one of the best museum exhibitions we have seen. Using a variety of video and audio techniques and basing much of the material on original letters and testimony of those who were there - including...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank PeterLangston
    Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

    As an Australian, I have to admit to being a little under educated about Darwin and its bombing. This opened my eyes and offered a interesting look at the history not only of Darwin's bombing and wartime experience but Australia's efforts and contributions.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Joanne M
    Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

    Pretty standard museum experience and isn’t better compared to the free Darwin museum. Considering that you have to pay for this, the latter might be a better option. But worth it for anyone interested in war history and there’s also a wide array of guns...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank johyiquan
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    28 June 2019|
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    Response from Lyntreva | Reviewed this property |
    You need to allow at least an hour and a half because there is so much history that we never new about and we found it very interesting and have been there twice
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