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Hinkler Hall of Aviation

6 Mt Perry Rd, Bundaberg, Queensland 4670, Australia
+61 7 4130 4400
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A great place with the Grand children

We visited with the grand children. They were fascinated by the displays, particularly the hands on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tumblgum
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Casino, Australia
Great info about an inspiring aussie legend

We escape the rain outside and spent an hour browsing the exhibits at the aviation Museum - didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sonia h H
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London
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6 Mt Perry Rd, Bundaberg, Queensland 4670, Australia
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+61 7 4130 4400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with the grand children. They were fascinated by the displays, particularly the hands on activities.

Thank tumblgum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We escape the rain outside and spent an hour browsing the exhibits at the aviation Museum - didn't even know this Hinkler guy existed, but what a legend! the information was really interesting lots of great exhibits that were entertaining and engaging - good one...More

Thank Sonia h H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I visited the museum, and as well as learning about a pioneer of aviation that I am ashamed to say I had never heard of, we had a fabulous day. The museum is filled with interactive exhibits, including trying to glide and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great range of historical artefacts and immersive activities - all set in beautiful botanical gardens. My boys loved sitting in Bert Hinkler’s plane, my daughter loved dressing up and emailing a photograph home. Lots of factual information about the aviation industry and the Bundaberg...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought the entry price was a bit steep but thought we would give it a go anyway. We were happy we did as it turned out to be a wonderful, interactive museum, even for our 5 yr old! The glider simulation was fun, the...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Limited time to take in all that is available in Bundaberg, so I only skimmed the surface, with a view from the Hummock, a trip to the Ginger beer barrel, and a walk around the lovely botanical gardens, finished off with afternoon tea at the...More

Thank Pamela B
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This museum is very interactive and can be enjoyed by adults and children. Lots of information about Bert Hinkler and his contribution to aviation. Lucky to visit after the Armstrong Sidley car had been placed in the museum. The flight simulators are great fun and...More

Thank vanman48
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Loved this venue - thanks to Bert Hinkler we enjoy wonderful air travel globally today! What a man he was and what a great country Italy was to honour him with a state funeral. Must visit!More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Bert Hinkler led an amazing life which is brought to life within the Hinkler Hall of Aviation. Bert’s state funeral in Italy demonstrates his impressive contribution to pioneer aviation. He...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome that the actual plane flown from Sydney to Bundaberg was on display, we picked a great time to visit! Loved the gliding simulator and the brownie box camera photo op!More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. We feel very privileged to be the care takers of Bert Hinkler’s original Avro Baby aircraft, on loan from Queensland Museum. In 1921, Bert flew this aircraft from Sydney to...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This museum, and the house in which Bert Hinkler used to live, are well worth a visit. The museum tells his story in a clear way and illustrates it with interactive displays and models. You even get to sit in a plane and have your...More

Thank Sue H
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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. The Hinkler Hall of Aviation celebrates the life of Australian pioneer aviator, Bert Hinkler…and what a life it was! Static and interactive displays bring to life his many adventures and...More

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