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Darwin Military Museum: General Entry Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Defence of Darwin Experience, 5434 Alec Fong Lim Drive East Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801 Australia

    Australia at War 

    Discover artefacts that chronicle Australia’s involvement in international conflicts from the Boer War to the present day. Explore our vast collection of uniforms, weaponry, photographs, interviews, and propaganda pieces that tell the stories of our service men and women deployed overseas.

    Museum and Facilities

    Take a walk through our lush gardens and find our stunning range of military vehicles and larger artillery pieces. Climb to the top of the gun emplacement and check out the 9.2” gun that it houses. Venture beneath the gun deck and explore our vast collection of Vietnam War artefacts, weaponry and photographs. 

    During your visit, take time to relax in our fully air conditioned cafe, or make a purchase from the gift shop.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Darwin Military Museum
    Duration
    1h
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Defence of Darwin Experience
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Darwin Military Museum is open 7 days per week:
    • 1st October - 31st March: Open 10am - 3:30pm. Last entry accepted at 2:30pm.
    • 1st April- 30th September: Open 9:30am - 5pm. Last entry accepted at 4pm.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Interesting to see all the old relics mainly of WW2. The short doco in the theater is a must see. The Vietnam exhibit also well worth a look. Kevin T.
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    The Defence of Darwin Experience was OK but not as interesting as I'd expected. The highlight was the theatre, where an impressive video plays at intervals featuring extracts from eyewitness accounts and the most interesting objects are displayed in cases around the edge, such
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    Great collection of history and memorabilia and very well presented. Had really enjoyed the exhibitions and found a part of history that very few Australians know about. I was quite disappointed when a couple arrived with a veterans gold card and the two young attendants didn't
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    Spent about 2 hours at this museum and we found it very interesting! Very extensive display of Military artefacts and vehicles. Great look at History and our Brave Men and Women who fought and died for this Great Land of Ours! Australia. Lest we forget!
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    We went to this place by the Hop on Hop off bus which takes you right to the door and picks you up again, just be careful to not miss the last bus. The displays here are great to touch and listen to, very informative. Make sure you watch the films. We spent a lot longer there
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    By: Defence of Darwin Experience
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    robertrA9626OM
    Melbourne, Australia
    33845
    Defence of Darwin Experience
    The Defence of Darwin Experience is located at the Darwin Military Museum. Well worth a visit an immersive
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    bassballz
    Sydney, Australia
    111
    Plenty of history and excellent learning experience
    Plenty of history and excellent learning experience that I was not previously aware of. Many military and other
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    Kevin T
    Sydney, Australia
    92
    Darwin Military Museum
    Interesting to see all the old relics mainly of WW2. The short doco in the theater is a must see. The Vietnam
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    geographyguy_11
    Brisbane, Queensland
    498275
    Not as good as expected
    The Defence of Darwin Experience was OK but not as interesting as I'd expected. The highlight was the theatre,
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    vetathome
    172
    Occupied a whole morning
    We enjoyed a whole long interesting morning at this fullsome historical museum - there was an incredible amount of
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    jodieleeners
    Wodonga, Australia
    71
    Darwin World War II
    Great exhibition very informative and well presented. A great insight to how the war had an effect on Australia
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    Tony K
    Perth, Australia
    7615
    Very sad but full of interesting stories and history
    Very interesting exhibition of history and artefacts of the war that came to darwin..great interactive story
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    JMD1226
    Penola, Australia
    61
    Fantastic!
    We visited the defence museum with our 14 and 3 year old and both enjoyed it very much! My husband and our 14
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    401helenp
    Echuca, Australia
    5917
    NT Adventure
    This tour gave us from Victoria the opportunity to learn about the war time happenings in Darwin and the Northern
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    Voyage557592
    50
    Recognition of veterans
    Great collection of history and memorabilia and very well presented. Had really enjoyed the exhibitions and found
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    lorsnsteve
    Broome, Australia
    11243
    Great History
    Enjoyed the history, good walk around and very tactile with multiple modes of expressing the historical stories
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    597ricm
    Perth, Australia
    184
    Fantastic
    A piece of history that most people don't know about. Fascinating and very professional presentation...something
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    Trevor M
    Glasgow, United Kingdom
    70
    A very interesting place
    An interesting place to visit with plenty of photos and exhibits to please the history buffs. Using the Hop on Hop
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    Charmaine T
    Adelaide, Australia
    73
    Lest We Forget
    Spent about 2 hours at this museum and we found it very interesting! Very extensive display of Military artefacts
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    Val H
    Sydney, Australia
    7116
    Great place for information on Darwin in WW2
    We went to this place by the Hop on Hop off bus which takes you right to the door and picks you up again, just be
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