Visitors will be taken into another world with the latest high-tech virtual reality and holographic technology.

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See, exprience and learn through the wonder of technology as this facility brings history to life.

Relive the drama of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that rocked Australia in 1942.

• Life size hologram of Rear Admiral Etheridge Grant was the Commanding Officer of the USS William B Preston narrates his own version of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour. Includes headset audio translation in Japanese, German, French and Simplified Chinese.

• Interactive story telling ghosts. Meet Prime Minister John Curtin and Japanese Pilot Hajime Toyoshima who answer selected questions from a touch panel.

• Virtual Reality of the bombing of Darwin Harbour. This production is the pinnacle of a movie production for VR. Never before seen production of this magnitude.

• Full size replica Japanese Zero aircraft hangs from the ceiling.

• Replica of Camilla the Flying Boat that escaped from Darwin Harbour.

• Window of 1942 and aerial view of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that comes to life showing the bombing and aircraft fire of the first raid.

• Story Boards that provide very informative reading and pictures of what took place on February 19th 1942.

The RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility - Stokes Hill Wharf, Open 7 days.

Opening times:
Open everyday from 09:30 to 18:00
Entry cost:
Indicativeprices tickets $26
$26 per Adult $14 per Child (6 to 12) $18 per Student (13 to 16) $18 per Senior $70 Family (two adults, two children)
Child tickets from $14 to $18
$14 per Child (6 to 12) $18 per Student (13 to 16) Children under 6 free
  • Car park
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Interactive Centre
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop