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Woomera Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

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Have to combine with the Missile Park

Having been a little underwhelmed by the Missile Park, this visitor centre gives you context. Only... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Tony D
Brisbane, Australia
Good stop for breakfast and a taste of history

The cafe has a nice breakfast menu and coffee, and some well-presented dioramas and historical... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Adelaide, Australia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Derwang Avenue, Woomera, South Australia 5720, Australia
+61 1300 761 620
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Having been a little underwhelmed by the Missile Park, this visitor centre gives you context. Only requires a quick visit, but just helps you makes sense of the whole place. Highly recomment

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The cafe has a nice breakfast menu and coffee, and some well-presented dioramas and historical tit-bits about life in the Woomera precinct during the heady days of the space race. A fascinating journey back in time, with a good selection of relevant historical newspaper clippings...More

Thank DPKilmartin
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Tells the history of the now defunct rocketry and missile testing performed here. Many artifacts well displayed. Adequate little café.

Thank Richard-Canberra
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This town is unique... it has amazing history . I recommend you stop if you are in the area ... the information centre has a brilliant photo history with videos of Len Beadall. Very clean amenities available.

Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We all really liked this, but seriously, go here before the Missile Park and you will appreciate it so much more. Was great seeing the old footage of the testing and getting to understand the different missiles

Thank Kylie H
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The info centre has heaps and heaps of info on the history of the Woomera site. Interesting displays, a great section on Len Beadell and a nice little cafe to top it off.

Thank HakkaChrissa
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This was an unexpected stop.. Woomera Village. ... Woomera Village, when originally established, in 1947 was for Weapons testing, there’s a complete village which is still active today, but with lot less people, I think now only 122 people live there.... Lots of things to...More

Thank chapmanwk
Reviewed 27 December 2017

The previous venue was in the decommission Church of England church next to the Missile Park / Woomera Museum and much of the exhibits now reside in the Heritage and Visitor Information Centre. Has some interactive exhibits and audit visuals and the signage is good....More

1  Thank SirRacket
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The centre had a room with artefacts and fascinating stories about Len Beadell who surveyed and opened up large parts of central Australia. Entry to this area was free!

1  Thank anne3212015
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit and see first hand our space programme. Lots of rockets to see in the outdoor museum and lots of information in the indoor museum. Staff at the cafe very friendly and obliging. Food tasty and fresh. Highly recommended

Thank nic0les1
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5 May 2017|
Response from Michaeld7672 | Reviewed this property |
It open on Sunday's from 10am till 2 pm