Central Australian Aviation Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections

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.

Facilities

Australian Tourism Accreditation Carpark Disabled access available International Interpretive Centre Picnic Area Public Toilet

Rates

From AU$15.00

One charge covers all the museums and galleries contained within the Cultural Precinct.

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