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Central Australia Aviation Museum

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Interesting Museum

Very much enjoyed our visit to the Aviation Museum hearing about the history of aviation in Alice... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Cheryl W
Laurieton, Australia
Good collection of old aircraft, interesting stories

The DC3 is great to see. Its a beaut place to spend an hour looking at the history of Connellan... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
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Memorial Ave | Connellan Hanger, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8953 8554
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All reviews cultural precinct run by volunteers on display an interesting place to visit central australia lots of history whole family flying doctor worth a visit dc3 aircraft airways hangers kookaburras engine plane memorial
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

A little bit out of town in Gillen just off Larapinta Drive. Worth the visit for the historic aircraft, including a very early air ambulance. The aircraft are packed in a bit tight, but there is obviously more aircraft than free hanger space.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Very much enjoyed our visit to the Aviation Museum hearing about the history of aviation in Alice springs. Free to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The DC3 is great to see. Its a beaut place to spend an hour looking at the history of Connellan Airways and the RFDS, Entry by donation. Nice cafe next door, plenty of parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This place is in need of some TLC. A great location to understand early outback aviation history. It has a number of displays and everything is free to see. A restored

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StevenR245
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This little Aviation Museum was a great find, especially for my husband and his friend who love all this Aeronautical. Lots of planes on display with written history of the planes. Took a few hours to look around and well worth the stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nina W
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We stopped by here on the way back from ormiston gorge. Run by volunteers who are eager to engage with you and chat about facts or answer questions. Entry is by donation. It was worth stopping by but only held our interest for about 30min.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jirrah
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Nice place to visit. Lots of history and things to see. Several full planes, and documentation of there place in history. Many personal stories to help you learn the history.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank B138877
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My whole family enjoyed thid place. It is suitable for all ages. Interesting planes on display for the kids and lots of information for the other ones to read. The museum is free with a gold coin donation if you wish. It was well worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank davidhU2087VE
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is an interesting place to visit with a comprehensive history of air transport in this area. It is unbelievable what the early pilots did in difficult conditions. Worth a visit if you are at Araluen Cultural Precinct.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank HakkaChrissa
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We took some time to wander around the Araluen Arts Precinct on a Sunday afternoon and stumbled across this museum. The kids enjoyed walking around the planes.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank strinjun
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Tameka F
15 July 2017|
Response from keithg65 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is no entry fee required, it is not necessary to pay any money to enter cheers