Ballarat Aviation Museum has a great collection of aircraft, engines. radios, cameras and aviation memorabilia.
Ballarat Aviation Museum is located at Ballarat airport which was a RAAF base during and after WW2, home for the No 1 Wireless and Gunners School (WAGS) and subsequent Radio school.
Our display of static aircraft includes a Wirraway, Dove, Flying Flea, Ligeti Stratos, Iskra cockpit section, a large model of the Spruce Goose and the first Australian registered gyro.
Other displays include Malkara and Ikara missiles, a Turana target drone and a Link trainer, the first of the ground flight simulators. A variety of aerial cameras and early aviation equipment.
A section is dedicated to the No.1 WAGS with aerial photos of the aerodrome, work and social activities and course graduation certificates.
We also have a large display of piston and early jet engines and numerous small model aircraft.
The museum adjoins a hangar which houses flying aircraft.
Ballarat Aviation Museum supports the Ballarat Heritage Festival.
Our staff would be delighted to conduct a tour for you or feel free to browse.
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Saturday 11 am to 4 pm
Sundays 1 pm to 5 pm
Public Holidays 11 am to 4 pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day
or make an appointment and we’ll open for you.
Group Tours welcome
Cash or card payments accepted.
Ballarat Aviation Museum Inc.
P.O. Box 1133
WENDOUREE VILLAGE 3355