Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility

Galleries, Museums and Collections

See, experience and learn through the wonder of technology as this facility brings history to life.

• Life size hologram of Rev John Flynn the founder of the RFDS tells his story.

• Interactive story telling ghosts, meet Nurse Kathy and Alfred Traeger.

• 2 x Virtual Reality Stories of the RFDS. Relive a patient’s true experience of medical care and experience flying with an RFDS Pilot.

• A decommissioned RFDS Pilatus PC-12 aircraft to view a fully aeromedically equipped fit out.

Relive the drama of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that rocked Australia in 1942.

• Life size hologram of Rear Admiral Etheridge Grant, the Commanding Officer of the USS William B Preston.

• Interactive story telling ghosts. Meet Prime Minister John Curtin and Japanese Pilot Hajime Toyoshima.

• Virtual Reality of the bombing of Darwin Harbour. A production that’s the pinnacle for a VR movie.

• Full size replica Japanese Zero aircraft hangs from the ceiling.

• Window of 1942 and aerial view of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour that comes to life showing the bombing and aircraft fire of the first raid.

Facilities

Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Free Wifi Interactive Centre Non Smoking Public Toilet Shop Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled Assistance

Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Disabled access available Wheelchair access

Membership

Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation

Rates

From AU$16.00

$28 per Adult
$16 per Child (6 to 14)
$22 per Student (valid Student ID to be presented)
$22 per Senior
$70 Family (two adults, three children)

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