Defence of Darwin Experience, Darwin

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#2 of 68 in Museums in Northern Territory
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
Part of the Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery, Defence of Darwin Experience is a multimedia installation telling the story of the Japanese air raids on Darwin during World War II. It is the first facility in Australia providing visitors with an interactive experience of the period between 1932 and 1945, an important time in the region's history. At this site, you can see the Bombing of Darwin Gallery, a multimedia display that includes objects from the time of bombing, firsthand accounts of survivors, and recorded presentations by prominent scholars. This well-presented story of the country's brave wartime defense illustrates the city's proud history of survival. Plan your visit to Defence of Darwin Experience and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Darwin trip planner.
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  • You really shouldn't miss the audio visual display on the bombing of Darwin! I really makes you jump out of your seat!  more »
  • The video session of the Defence of Darwin was good, although the Bombing of Darwin show and virtual reality session downtown were better. Defence of Darwin at the Military Museum has fantastic...  more »

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