Welcome

The Benalla Aviation Museum offers a fascinating look at Australia's military air training history, from the historic home of a World War II RAAF pilot training school.

Attractions include a unique collection of military training aircraft, a number of which are fully operational and available for passenger flights, and many related static displays.

Located in an historic Bellman Hangar at Benalla Airport, just two hours from Melbourne on the Hume Freeway, visitors to the museum are welcomed by one of our knowledgeable volunteers, who will provide a personalised tour of the facility, answering any questions you may have.

The museum is open on Wednesdays and Sundays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and other times can be arranged for groups by phoning 03 5766 2455. For group bookings, please download this form and fax or post it back to us.

Entry is $5.00 for adults. Children are free.


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Benalla Aviation Museum - Tiger Moth Feature


History


The Museum is located in the historic home of the 11 EFTS, Wartime Training Unit which was stationed at Benalla from 1941 - 1945 and from where some 80 de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moths were operated.

Displays and Projects


The Museum hosts many varied and interesting displays including working engines, a flight training simulator, period uniforms & photogrpahs, and a large collection of model aircraft. Amongst many other projects, members are currently restoring a Tiger Moth and have recently rebuilt a DH.100 Vampire T.33 Jet trainer for static display.

Adventure Flights


Flights are also available in 2 fully restored ex-RAAF training aircraft - a rare de Havilland DH.84 Moth Minor and a CAC CA-25 Winjeel - as well as a Chinese trainer, the Nanchang CJ-6. Flights are available by booking directly with Mark Carr.