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Well worth the ‘flying’ visit

Didn’t know what to expect when we arrived here but we left very impressed. The museum is extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Much better than I expected

I didn’t know much about Australia’s Naval aviation history so was really surprised by the enormous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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489A Albatross Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2540, Australia
+61 2 4424 1920
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Didn’t know what to expect when we arrived here but we left very impressed. The museum is extremely informative and has a great array of planes and helicopters to see. There are also a few that you can climb into to really get the whole...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn’t know much about Australia’s Naval aviation history so was really surprised by the enormous number of aircraft and rotary wing types on display. Really tidy little museum, with a ton of aircraft packed in. Informative and interesting videos too. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well persevered flying machines and artifacts. Not only give a great glimpse into the birds of times gone by but also into those who flew them. Must go for people visiting Nowra, Huskisson & Batsmans bay

Thank Kshitiz81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take kids. Highly impressed with the set up and up close to so many planes and helicopters.

Thank Nitzxoxo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you take the time to look at all the displays, information and read the stories of the Men, Women, Ships and Aircraft both Fixed Wing & Rotary Wing. You may want to take a three or four hours. You may also want to take...More

Thank Macca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know what to expect from this museum and wondered whether there would be planes. Yes, there are indeed planes, in fact all of the planes connected to H.M.A.S. Albatross over the years. However, it did make me wonder why we no longer have...More

Thank _paulajjac
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Visited the Fleet Air Arm Museum with my partner last week. Was greatly looking forward to the visit, having served at HMAS Albatross many years ago – as a Naval Airman Meteorological Observer/Navigator’s Yeoman. The museum is impressive, standing just outside the still-extant naval base....More

Thank LordPeter
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Well worth the price of entry and the trip to Nowra. Lots of old planes and military kit, plenty of information available from the staff and a valuable insight into the history of the Naval Air Arm.

Thank Mark_R_B_123
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

What an excellent attraction. Especially if you are into flight. Bargain entry @ $10 per adult and kids under 16 free. How good is that. My young grandkids loved the place ( grandpa loved it too). Well laid out, extremely clean and well presented information...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

So many aircraft on display, and all amazing to look at. When i was there, there was a helicopter flight simulator which was extremly fun to use

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Theo S
28 January 2017|
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Response from sorbs85 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes it is, there is also a lift up to upper level where you can view the exhibits from above, you will how ever have to get an assistant to help with locked inner door of the complex. As it's set out on a lower level and... More
23 May 2016|
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Response from Howard M | Reviewed this property |
There are no regular air displays at Nowra sadly, but on-going flying activity occurs most weekdays and occasionally on weekends.
21 February 2016|
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Response from Leigh C | Reviewed this property |
The entry fee is $10 unless you have a military id card then it's free. It really is worth the admission as there are some of the best preserved aircraft and other memorabilia any where in the country. They also have a great... More