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1934 Qantas Hangar

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Come and see some of the Northern Territories Automotive history. Everything from Steam Traction Engines and Locomotives to the first Solar Car, each with it's own piece of history and it's all housed in the old Qantas Hangar which it's self has...more
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22 Macdonald Street | Parap, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only came across this hangar by accident. I saw the brown tourist sign pointing to 1934 QANTAS Hangar. This was on the way to Fannie Bay Gaol I saw the sign. The hangar is now a car, truck and steam train museum, but there...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting for the men...especially vintage car, motorcycle and equipment buffs. Lots of work done to restore the equipmentMore

Thank 308duncanr
Peter G, Public Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks 308 DuncanR, we work hard and persistently to eventually get a vehicle on display, some take longer than others of course but thats due to lots of things like the availability of parts, the enthusiasm of the owner and often their circumstances. Thanks again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to Darwin many times to visit my Daughter a gone past the sign That says 1934 Qantas Hanger decided to make a detour today and was blown away brilliant!!!!! a must visit place for anyone who visits Darwin so much to see you...More

Thank Steve F
Peter G, Public Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review SteveF. We try to entertain, educate and to supply knowledge to those who are looking for it. The bloke with the Beard is Leo Izod who came to Darwin when he was 12. His dad owned the Holden Dealership and Leo...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Some great vintage cars and trucks. Well worth visiting. Some vehicles I've never seen before. Recommended.

Thank Rob K
Peter G, Public Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you for the review Rob. We have over 600 members and the vehicle display changes regularly so there is always something new to feast your eyes on.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Best place to visit in Darwin to travel back in time. Literally they'll take you back via their antique and vintage collection of all sorts of locomotives. Would definitely go back for another visit perhaps without the kids so I can read a little more...More

Thank IssyAndFam
Peter G, Public Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you for your review Issy, we try to cater for everyone, young and old. We have over 600 members and the displays of Vehicles are constantly changing so there is always something new to look at.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

“One person’s junk, is another’s treasure.” is the best way to describe this place! A great collection which includes antique/ vintage motor vehicles, motorbikes, cars, trains - in a 1934 QANTAS Hanger. We went predominantly to see The Sandfly - the territory’s first locomotive (built...More

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Peter G, Guest Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

We consider it to be Darwin's Best Kept Secret. Thanks for the positive comments 102megan. :-)

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Full of historic relics significant ro all Australians something for everyone here old fire engines army gear could spend hrs here

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Peter G, Public Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thankyou for your review Wayne. It's one of Darwin's best kept secrets and the only building still standing from WWII, despite the attempts of the Japanese and cyclone Tracey to remove it..

Reviewed 4 July 2018

Very interesting & enjoyed the restoration of motor bikes & vintage vehicles.Would definetly recommend a visit

Thank Doraj110620
Peter G, Public Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thankyou Dora, we try hard to preserve our history and pass on the skill required to required to restore and maintain them to the next generation. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Occupied by a car enthusiast facility, the Qantas Hanger was leased to another airline before being closed when the old airfield was abandoned and housing development took place.More

Thank DJT111
Peter G, Public Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thanks for your review DJT. The Hangar is listed on the National Heritage register and is managed by the Territory Museum. Many of the exhibits belong to the NT Government. The Motor Vehicle Enthusiasts Club have the facility as their club rooms and we maintain...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

After heading back from Military Museum we decided to have a quick look. If your into vintage cars, motorbikes and machinery in general you'll find this interesting. We loved the old motor bikes and cars, well worth to stop off. Run by volunteers and funded...More

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Peter G, Public Relations Manager at 1934 Qantas Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thanks Samlew71, we like to think of ourselves as Darwin's Best Kept Secret.

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