Meet the Visionaries, Heroes, and Villains

The Aviation Museum celebrates the spirit, determination and courage of the people who founded Aviation in the centre of Australia through displays and stories. It is volunteer run, open daily, and entry is by donation.

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150th Anniversary

Overland Telegraph Line (OTL) 150th anniversary celebration full moon event at Aviation Museum on Friday 12 August, 2022. Click through for more details.



Aviation As It Was

Immerse yourself in the fascinating pioneering aviation stories featured in the Aviation Museum precinct, located on the site of Alice Springs' first aerodrome, known as Townsite...where it all began.


Gift Shop

Before You Fly Off

Browse our range of souvenirs and publications about local aviators and aviation industry pioneers in our Townsite Gift Shop.

Become A Member

Do you want to become a member of the Central Australian Aviation Museum? Our Annual Membership option is $10, and our Life Membership option is $100.

Please contact The Secretary below via email or phone for more information.

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Volunteer / Donate

We are a volunteer-based organisation that work hard to keep this important part of our history alive and accessible. We would welcome your interest, support, and/or assistance.

Please contact The Secretary below via email or phone for more information.

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Our Partners

All our terrific volunteers

Alice Springs Town Council

Connellan Airways Trust

Alice Springs Airport

Nutrien Harcourts

Robyn Lambley MLA

Bendigo Bank

Aircraft Engineering (NT)

Josh Burgoyne MLA

Rotary Club of Mbantua

Rotary Club of Alice Springs

Rotary Club of Stuart

Garden Secrets and Designs

This new website has been built thanks to the generous support by the Australian Government’s Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism (CHART) Program

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