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“Please go and see, and take the kids, they will love it.”
Review of RAAF Museum

RAAF Museum
Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Point Cook
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

I was in the RAAF in the 70's and 80' at the base at Point Cook, there has always been a museum on the Base. But now it has really extended, lots of aircraft, and other attractions. 80% of the folk who give there time in the museum, do this in there own time, and are full of knowledge.

People like Malcolm Marsland-Kelsey, ex RAAF at point Cook, this gent is happy to answer any questions you or the children may have. There are also aircraft being rebuilt, and restored to prime condition. You can also have a BBQ or Picnic with in the grounds.

RAAF Base Point Cook is and was the first in Australia. It is full of great Australian History.

I know that once you go, you will want to go again, and take friends.

1  Thank freemason2013
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"aviation history"
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"air show"
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"brief overview"
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"gold coin donation"
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

It doesn't matter whether you like planes, museums or history as this place has something to capture all interests. Helpful and knowledgeable staff, well set out displays whether "boxed" or in the hanger, plenty of parking. For displays do check the web site but worth a visit anyway. Take photo ID.

1  Thank theadventurersays
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Great for something to do for a couple of hours, not far from the town centre though no public transport. Alot more to see than you would expect and a very interesting look at Australian Military aircraft.

Thank Lcmw2013
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Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent museum if you are interested in history & aviation. Fantastic displays including interactive displays. Entrance fee is a donation. Museum is located on a Military base, photo ID is required to gain access. Check their web page prior to your visit as flying displays are sometimes on offer. We were lucky enough to see the Roulettes in action on the day we visited. Well worth the trip from Melbourne.

Thank Gabby-John
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

My husband, our 2 teen boys 12 & 15, and myself were visiting Werribee and decided to visit the RAAF Museum to kill time, plus they have an aerial display at 1pm on Sundays. Unfortunately the aerial display was cancelled the day we visited as they had a 2-day airshow the previous weekend, but the Museum is so interesting and well presented that I was really pleased we had called in. Amazingly, there is no entrance fee but they gladly accept gold coin or larger donations. The museum is modern and well laid out, staff are friendly & helpful, the displays contain fascinating memorabilia from WW1, WW2 and more recent wars, up to Afghanistan. The displays are easy to read & you don't suffer from information overload. I am not a museum fan but I was really impressed and would like to visit again minus teen sons, who have a shorter attention span than I do! The range of aircraft on display is very impressive, covering almost a century. They are contained in the main building & 2 hangars, plus you can visit the hangar where they are rebuilding old planes. There are no facilities for lunch or refreshments but try the café at Point Cook Homestead (located at the very end of nearby Point Cook Homestead Rd - you then follow a short dirt road to the Homestead), great food, reasonable prices and picturesque location near the water.

Thank Bron R
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