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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  • Really good exhibition. You can see that a lot of money and experience was put into it to make it what it is now. Went there to watch the Darwin bombing film which was very informative. A very good...  more »
  • Defence of Darwin, is a absolute must, fabulous realistic movies, both of the WW2 bombing and of the RFDS plus great VR movies  more »

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