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South African Air Force Museum

Forest Hill Drive | Southdene, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
+27 41 505 1295
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Hidden Jem. No Entrance Fee

It is a quiet little museum. Worth a visit. Close up to some old fighter planes and engines. Got a... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Predeshan S
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Durban
Amazing collection of air crafts

A great place, run by friendly and capable volunteers. You can either have a short visit checking... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
cobuso2014
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Sasolburg, South Africa
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Forest Hill Drive | Southdene, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

It is a quiet little museum. Worth a visit. Close up to some old fighter planes and engines. Got a helicopter. This museum relies on donations to stay open. Take the kids to see what a cockpit close up looks like. Small but entertaining.

Thank Predeshan S
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

A great place, run by friendly and capable volunteers. You can either have a short visit checking out the planes and helicopters, or you can spend days going trough all the interesting detail.

Thank cobuso2014
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Found the SAAF Museum almost by accident, not well advertised as it is run by devoted volunteers. A fascinating collection of SA Airforce memorabilia and its ties with Port Elizabeth. Mirage, Impala, Alouette, deHavilland, Bosbok, Oxford Aviator, Harvard, Puma and loads of interesting displays. Lovely...More

Thank Majubandoda
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

It is opposite the PE airport and run by enthusiast that need our support to ensure we keep these wonderful planes visible

Thank RiaanSouthAfrica
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Airforce Museum really is one of the city's hidden gems and one that interests both young and old. I enjoy looking at the planes and choppers inside (like most kids would as well), while some of the older visitors I noticed spent more time...More

Thank FireflyAfrica
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We paid a visit to the museum that accepts donation so entrance is free. What an experience to see such a neat and well kept display of aircraft from way back when.

Thank CarlPrinsloo
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

A trip to the South African Air Force Museum is probably best suited to the military aircraft enthusiast.

Thank HES664
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great experience, Take your time going through the museum and just enjoy it. Lots of history to be learnt and a lot of "artifacts' to look at

Thank X4966NWgaryb
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife and I visited the Port Elizabeth SAAF Museum whilst visiting PE in November 2016. We received a very friendly welcome and found the entire experience very enlightening. The highlight was undoubtably spending half an hour on their Flightsim. Well worth a visit when...More

Thank Aubrey C
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a wonderful Air Force museum run on shoe string due to lack of proper funding but Captian Mark Kellbrick and his staff have down great things on a very limited budget and for anyone interested in aviation it is must visit in Port...More

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