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Fighter World

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Located just 20 mins drive north of Newcastle, adjacent to the entrance to RAAF Base Williamtown at Newcastle Airport, Fighter World is a totally ‘hands on’ experience. Exhibited in two hangars, visitors can walk-around, touch and look into the...more
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49 Medowie Rd, Williamtown, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2318, Australia
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+61 2 4965 1810
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here because I work nearby. Very interesting even though I’m not exactly the biggest plane enthusiast. Has a cafe attached too.

Thank Stoobiedoo18
Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for visiting. Fighter World has something for everyone. Whether you're young or old or somewhere in between there is always something new to discover - even if it is just a coffee or snack from the café.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good to see the old planes been restored to their former glory! Staff were lovely good to see the passion they have.

Thank Brandymon2198
Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for visiting and taking the time to write a review. Our volunteers are very passionate about their museum and love to chat and answer questions. Their restoration work is also amazing and there is always something happening at Fighter World.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The display of fighter planes is wonderful and very interesting and well worth seeing both for the aircraft and the history. We ate in their cafe afterwards too which was very pleasant and good quality.More

Thank Lena d
Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Lena, thanks for visiting. We're very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. There is an amazing history of Australian aviation just waiting to be discovered. We're putting together a new display based on the first use of aircraft in WWI so do drop...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All types of displays and memorabilia. From real aircraft to arms and uniforms. Photos, videos, audio …… all make it so real.

Thank Chris B
Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Chris, you're absolutely correct - there is much to discover at Fighter World. Thanks for visiting.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the places that I do not go to often , although once you walk in the front door you are blown away by the amount of aircraft that they have under the roof (check out the F111c. It is great. The...More

Thank Ray Irene B
Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

As they say 'a little gem in your own backyard just waiting to be discovered'. It's amazing how much we can fit into our two hangars. Thanks for visiting and don't forget to come back and see us again.

Reviewed 27 July 2018

A great collection of Australian and foreign military jet aircraft with some replica prop fighters on show as well. You can sit in the Mirage III and Macchi cockpits if you wish. The collection is well looked after and having the Hunter and Mig 21...More

Thank dagebow
Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for visiting and the great review. We currently have 17 aircraft and replicas on display, that's a lot to fit into our small space and our volunteers do a fabulous job of looking after them all. Of course they also love to sit on...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Quiet day on the runway but heaps to see inside the museum. The gentleman at the gate was lovely and brimming with such infectious enthusiasm that it was easy to get caught up in all there was to see. Not only planes on display but...More

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Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks for visiting and taking the time to write a review. Our 35 volunteers are at the heart of the business and its always great to get such positive feedback. Our volunteers are passionate about their work and maintain all of our displays to the...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A must for those aviation buffs interested in Australian fighter aircraft history. The display of aircraft models is amazing.More

Thank Winjeel
Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Winjeel, thanks for dropping in and seeing us. The Norm Forrester Collection is one of Australia’s greatest displays of hand built model aircraft. Norm was born in 1924 and educated at Sydney Technical High School and TAFE. He was a Draftsman for AWA from...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

We came in on a Sunday to check out the fighter planes housed within the two hangers and were pleasantly surprised to see in addition to the real aircraft, the sides of the first hanger lined with glass display cabinets filled with model aircraft. My...More

Thank Tony S
Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

HI Tony, thanks for visiting and taking the time to write a review. Its great to hear that your son loved the aeroplanes, perhaps it will inspire him to take up a career in aviation. With 17 aircraft and replicas on display its a great...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018

Fighter world is located near the airport and is great for families with young and older children. When I went to fighter world the staff even gave my family and I a tour.

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Richard C, Public Relations Manager at Fighter World, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks for visiting and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Fighter World is a great place for families with lots of history to explore and our volunteers just love to show people around and talk about the aeroplanes. Time just seems to disappear!

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Debbie P
11 January 2017|
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Hi Debbie, unfortunately it is still a bit quiet at the moment with the Air Force on stand down until next week. There is only a slim chance of a Hornet movement but there will be plenty of civil action on the airfield. Let... More
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Wesley K
10 June 2016|
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Hi Wesley, in general the Hornets fly from 9am to 4pm on weekdays. With all the runway works going on at Williamtown the Fighter World observation deck is the best place to view the aircraft. You will have to pay the... More
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Barry240
12 December 2015|
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Adults $15.00 Concession/Senior $12.00 Child (5 to 17 years incl) $10.00 Child (under 5 years ) Free Family (Two adults, two or more children) $40.00
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