The Darwin Royal Flying Doctor Service gives visitors a fascinating insight into two episodes of Australian history. Learn the history of the iconic Royal Flying Doctor Service and the shocking Bombing of Darwin in 1942 through an interactive virtual reality experience. Step inside this incredible facility and strap on the virtual reality headset to watch the drama unfold before your eyes on that fateful day in February 1942. Relive history as it is brought to life in a never before seen movie production. The museum also houses a full size Japanese Zero aircraft that hangs from the ceiling and interactive story boards, touchscreens and holograms of Commanding Officers that narrate their own version of events of the bombing. Visitors can also learn more about the activities of the aero medical service that has been helping Australians since 1939. The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a must see for locals and visitors alike to understand a piece of Australian history presented in an informative yet entertaining way. Audio headset translations are available in a variety of languages including Japanese, German, French and Simplified Chinese. The facility is open 7 days a week from 9.30am to 6pm. Purchase your tickets to the Darwin Royal Flying Doctor Service online here today!
A must see and do experience very well run and organised.
We thoroughly enjoyed this experience. Not only did we learn such a lot about the royal flying doctors and the amazing work they do. We also learnt a lot about the bombing if Darwin too. It was just incredible. We watched a shirt film about how the organisation was founded and the struggles it had. Then there was a short film about the bombing of Darwin in world war 2. All in all the experience was fantastic and definitely worth a visit when in Darwin.