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The South Australian Aviation Museum displays aircraft and aircraft engines of relevance to South Australia and aviation in Australia. It is also the home of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation's heritage rocket collection. It is located in Port Adelaide, South Australia.Make South Australian Aviation Museum a centerpiece of your Port Adelaide vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Port Adelaide trip planner .
The Museum's origins can be traced to 1984 when it was started by a group of enthusiasts interested in aviation history and aircraft restoration. In 1990 it became the official aviation museum for South Australia when it was awarded Provisional Accreditation by the History Trust of South Australia. The following year it became responsible for the State's historical aviation collection.
In 1996 the Museum became the home of the heritage rocket collection associated with the Woomera Test Range in the period 1950-1980. The heritage rocket collection is the property of the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation.
South Australian Aviation Museum Reviews
This is volunteer run in two hangars with lots of well kept aircraft on display. You can board some to the delight of both young and the rest of us. For an additional cost you can also book cockpit to... more »
Definitely worth a visit....a little cramped for the display area...we should probably have spent more time there....the F111 exhibit was fabulous...drop in when you get the chance. more »
Awesome, wide variety of aircraft (you can even go in some). Staff have a lot of knowledge. Well worth the $10!
An amazing experience. Full size aircraft in 2 hangars and you can go inside about half of the exhibits 🏆🏆🏆🏆
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