Defence of Darwin Experience, Darwin

Part of the Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery, Defence of Darwin Experience is a multimedia installation telling the story of the Japanese air raids on Darwin during World War II. It is the first facility in Australia providing visitors with an interactive experience of the period between 1932 and 1945, an important time in the region's history. At this site, you can see the Bombing of Darwin Gallery, a multimedia display that includes objects from the time of bombing, firsthand accounts of survivors, and recorded presentations by prominent scholars. This well-presented story of the country's brave wartime defense illustrates the city's proud history of survival. Add Defence of Darwin Experience and other attractions to your Darwin trip itinerary using our Darwin trip planner .
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  • This museum was so very interesting. We thought inside the museum was very educational about the history of Australians involved in war, and then when we went outside we were very surprised to see how...  more »
  • This place is amazing to learn more about the bombing of Darwin and what happened is incredible. Very well set out and so interesting. After viewing inside one is able to wander around outside at all ...  more »
  • We went here as part of an organised trip. Not easy to get to by public transport apparently. Worth making the effort though as very informative.  more »

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