The Aviation History Museum in Perth is owned by the Western Australian Division and the museum was created in early 1929s. The museum has been around for more than 85 years and is always a popular place for visitors and any tourists alike.
This museum houses a fantastic collection of planes, replicas, memorabilia, pictures as well as historic documents. The museum also has an extensive collection of books, magazines, newspaper articles, photographs and other life size replicas. It is certainly a place where no aviation enthusiast wants to miss out on!
The museum is a great resource avenue for an individual who is researching on planes as well as to anyone who is interested in aviation's historic milestones and knowledge. This museum is a popular choice and venue for special events, group and educational school visits. It is often visited by tourists as well as locals and is also a venue for many aviation commemoration activities.
The Aviation History Museum has over 7 thousand square meters of floor display space. This museum is packed full of antique airplanes, replicas, documents and posters! Visitors can take their time to learn about the history of airplanes from the experienced staff too.
There are many displays that are on show in the museum such as a display on Western AustraliaÃ¢ÂÂs aviation history, a display tribute to BritainÃ¢ÂÂs Sunderland team, a display on the womenÃ¢ÂÂs auxiliary air force and even a display on the RAF bomber command team!
The museum also has some live demonstrations on how an aircraft engine works. Visitors can actually touch and turn the rotor to see its effect on the other parts of the aircraft engine. Children also get to seat in the interior of a small airplane to view the control panel and system.
The Aviation History Museum is open every day from 10am to 4pm except on Christmas, Boxing Day, New YearÃ¢ÂÂs Day and Good Friday.
There will be a cost of 10 dollars for adults over 16 years of age and a cost of 5 dollars for children from the age of 4 to the age of 16. There is a family package at 35 dollars which includes admission for 2 adults and 2 children. There is a promotional rate of 7.50 dollars for students and concession card holders.
The Western Australia RAAFA team will have to pay only fifty cents if they are bring along a full paying guest, otherwise the admission will be 5 dollars. Group booking rates are 6 dollars for adults and 4 dollars for pensioners and children but there must be at least 6 people in a group.
The Aviation History Museum is located at Air Force Memorial estate, Bull Creek Drive, Western Australia 6149 and visitors can travel by car or bus to reach here. However, it is recommended to reach the Aviation History Museum by engaging the services of a mini bus or coach.
We can arrange transport for groups of any size to the Aviation History Museum, please call or send us an email for more information.