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Aviation Heritage Museum

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Address: Air Force Memorial Estate, Bull Creek Drive, Bull Creek, Western Australia 6149, Australia
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RAAF and WA aviation history....

Ok so I'm a bit biased being an aviation and general military enthusiast but before I realised it was closing time and I'd been on site for over 5hrs - entrance is $15pa. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok so I'm a bit biased being an aviation and general military enthusiast but before I realised it was closing time and I'd been on site for over 5hrs - entrance is $15pa. There are numerous planes, aircraft models, uniforms and histories of RAAF Squadrons etc, plus an area probably overlooked next to and behind the reception desk which has... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We went through this museum and were very impressed with the quality of aircraft on display and also the displays themselves. There are many impressive aircraft. Catalina, Lancaster, DC3 plus so many more housed in the two hangers. The volunteers were very knowledgeable and passionate about there work. There was also masses of displays to read. If you are at... More 

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Thank Rosemary73
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This museum has one of the best displays of aviation history I have seen in Australia. The museum is housed in two buildings and with some item displayed outside. The restoration of the aircraft has been carried out to a very high standard to the extent that aircraft look like they are ready to fly again. The Lancaster, Catalina and... More 

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Thank Peter C
London
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Whether you just like planes or you want to get a wealth of information on the development of Western Australia's aviation history, this museum is a fantastic place to visit. I lived in Perth from 1997 until 2003 and l have always taken a keen interest in both Perth's and Western Australia's history. I was amazed at the wealth of... More 

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Thank SAPWanderer
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Having read plenty and visiting the Lancaster on numerous occasions I was keen to get a small taste of what the aircraft was like to fly. The tour was incredible and I strongly recommend to anyone who loves aircraft. To imagine the experiences of those that flew inside these aircraft during the war is very humbling.

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Thank Simon M
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have visited the museum several times, including once with our 6 year old grandson. So informative and so well laid out and presented. I tip my hat to all the volunteeers that have worked on this over the years!!

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Thank William C
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

1st time here, did lanc/C47/spit tour with Jim. Was totally blown away by the experience of sitting inside these magnificent iconic aircraft...to witness just how tiny the tail turret is... to physically climb over the wind spar and then shuffle into the pilots seat and recall the stories I've read about in books ...it brought home to me the realisation... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was my third visit to the museum and the one I had been looking forward to for a long time as I had received a gift certificate for the Lancaster, Spitfire and DC-3 tour. There are very few places in the world that you can actually get inside a Lancaster Bomber or sit in the cockpit of a Supermarine... More 

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

We come here regularly, & every time we do, a different one of the volunteers has gone out of his way to make it special for us. One time, we got to see the model room. Another, he explained the helicopter to my special 7yo son in detail & fielded questions like a pro. It's great value entry fee &... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

A great place to view some aircraft and look at the history of the RAAF and RAF that did shuch a great job in the wars. Excellent for all ages. It is open from 10AM to 4PM and I think you need at least 2 hours there. Entry was $15 and half that for children. Concessions wwere $10 so great... More 

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