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Central Australian Aviation Museum

Alice Springs Darwin Katherine Ulu r u Kings Canyon

Learn about the importance of aviation in Territory history with exhibits and tales of early flying doctor planes and the remains of the Kookaburra.

Located in the original Connellan Airways hangar on the site of Alice Springs' first air strip, the museum houses early flying doctor planes, a restored DC3 and other historical aircraft and aviation memorabilia. View the remains of the 'Kookaburra', and learn the tragic story of its crew who perished in the Tanami Desert searching for Kingsford-Smith, the famous Australian aviator.

The Central Australian Aviation Museum is part of the Araluen Cultural Precinct.

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    • Galleries Museums and Collections
    • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations
    • Landmarks and Buildings

    Opening times

    Monday to Fridays 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sundays 11am to 4pm. Closed Good Friday and two weeks over Christmas.

    Entry cost

    Indicativeprices tickets from $15
    One charge covers all the museums and galleries contained within the Cultural Precinct.


    • Carpark
    • Interpretive Centre
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet


    Disabled access available, contact operator for details.


    Australian Tourism Accreditation Program
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