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Well laid out and with good commentaries (I especially liked the videos of the experiences of... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Canberra, Australia
Great choice for 12 year old nephew on a wet day

There are plenty of engines,planes and helicopters.Its next to a runway.There are plenty of... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Catherine A
Nowra, Australia
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489A Albatross Rd, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2540, Australia
+61 2 4424 1920
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All reviews helicopter simulator planes and helicopters on display naval aviation flying machines gift shop fixed wing interesting place great displays cheap entry great place to take kids personal stories great history lesson vietnam veterans static displays big kids air force
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Well laid out and with good commentaries (I especially liked the videos of the experiences of Vietnam veterans)

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

There are plenty of engines,planes and helicopters.Its next to a runway.There are plenty of documentaries to watch .There are many interesting historical items and interesting machines that the young ones can press buttons on.My nephew liked the simulator.There is a great gift shop

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The children loved the helicopter simulator. Many old aircraft and 2 engines behind glass that the kids can push buttons to see how all the gears work. The movie about the discovery of the famous warship “Sydney” at the bottom of the sea was very...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mth6530
Reviewed 16 January 2018

In the Nowra area on business and had a few hours available to have a look around. They have an interesting selection of aircraft and helicopters. The displays are well set out with audio and video, motorised cutaways of a P&W Twin Wasp engine from...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bonester
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Good display of flight and navy especially on a very hot day. Static displays and videos very informative with plenty of room for more.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tattraveller
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The fleet air Arm museum exceeded my expectations but it's still a far cry from the impressive flight museums around the world. Of course they are focused on Australia's Navy flight operations history, starting with fixed wing and moving towards rotary as Australia stopped sailing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went here with my dad and my ten year old son. Whilst small the museum has some excellent aircraft to view and read about. A great insight into Australia's relatively short-lived naval air force. Well worth a stop for anyone interested in aircraft and military...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Went with son and grandson (the latter is in the Air League in QLD) so he found the displays most instructive. He very much enjoyed the helicopter flight simulator. I am old enough to remember the Vampires in active duty! Unfortunately my mobility is not...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We went there with a 10 year old very interesting but the tour took a few hours so the child started to get bored after the first hour. But very interesting

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ferrets1234
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Great museum! Worth a look if you’re in the area! Cheap entry and lots to look at it. Nice little shop for souvenirs and a cafe also.

Date of experience: November 2017
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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