Defence of Darwin Experience, Darwin

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. Add Defence of Darwin Experience and other attractions to your Darwin trip itinerary using our Darwin trip planner.
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  • Plenty of history and excellent learning experience that I was not previously aware of. Many military and other items from the war including film that highlights the bombing of Darwin in the early.....  more »
  • We enjoyed a whole long interesting morning at this fullsome historical museum - there was an incredible amount of exhibits and things to absorb. A very thorough coverage. The audiovisual coverage...  more »
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