Defence of Darwin Experience, Darwin

#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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  • Fascinating and brought history to life. This is really worth visiting. The video is a must watch and takes about 15 mins. You could spend at least 2 hours here.  more »
  • OMG, the information the displays are amazing, being able to see and hear what occurred on that fatal day is something we will never forget.  more »

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