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Australian National Aviation Museum

Cnr First St and Second Ave | Moorabbin Airport, Moorabbin, Kingston, Victoria 3194, Australia
+61 3 9580 7752
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A Day trip

A great museum and a couple of aircraft cockpits you can actually sit in. Great for the kids to... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Rod E
My new favorite museum in Melbourne

This museum has an amazing number of old planes you can sit it. Some you can even still move parts... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Edward B
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The Museum is one of the oldest volunteer run Museums, with a collection of over 50 aircraft and engines and many relics. This is the most complete and important collection of Australian built aircraft, with some examples being the oldest surviving ones in the world
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“few hours” (5 reviews)
“on display” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cnr First St and Second Ave | Moorabbin Airport, Moorabbin, Kingston, Victoria 3194, Australia
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+61 3 9580 7752
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

A great museum and a couple of aircraft cockpits you can actually sit in. Great for the kids to bring and interact on.

Thank Rod E
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This museum has an amazing number of old planes you can sit it. Some you can even still move parts of the plane from the cockpit. The staff are super friendly and accommodating. The stories throughout the place are rich in WWI and WWII Australian...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed visiting the aviation museum while on holidays in Melbourne. The kids got to sit in the cock pit of quite a few different aircraft. The boys found the experience exiting, enjoyable and memorable. We were extremely lucky that one of the volunteers...More

Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place. My boy loved climbing up the big airplanes and we will have to go back and explore some more Recommend for all ages.

Thank r0ni37
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I had heard of this museum and had even driven past it a number of times however I had never bothered to wander in. Needless to say once I did I was totally blown away. This museum is run by a group of proud and...More

1  Thank craigmwhite
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Considering this is run by enthusiast they have an excellent and wide variety of aircraft on show. Due to lack of space many of the indoor exhibits are close together so getting individual aircraft photographs was a challenge, but better the aircraft are kept indoors...More

Thank PhilipLJackson
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

An airplane museum where visitors can and are encouraged to touch and sit in a range of aircraft. Want to sit on the flight deck of the only intact Vickers Viscount in Australia, then jump into a 737-200 cockpit? What about anF-111 cockpit or a...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Let me say right away that you can get here by public transport. The #828 bus from Hampton to Berwick runs every 20 minutes in open hours on week days and hourly on weekends. It stops at DFO near grange Rd corner and then it...More

1  Thank platypus150
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Being an aviation fan for many years, this was an attraction I wanted to visit. Got the train out to here and then walked a bit as the bus was a while away. Leave the station and walk to Lower Dandenong Road and basically follow...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The museum is full hidden away, but full of really interesting aviation history. It is well worth a visit.

Thank Spencoir
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