Defence of Darwin Experience, Darwin

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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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  • i did not have any expectation upon visiting and was extremely pleasantly surprised, The collection is excellent, and provides a very good understanding of what the locals experienced in Darwin on.....  more »
  • Really need a car to reach this museum. Entrance screams amateur museum with handwritten labels, dusty broken displays. Once you reach the main exhibits it is quite interesting. Great film display...  more »

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