Attraction. Destination. Venue.
With our commitment to sharing Australia's early aviation history, we welcome people with a special interest in those first aviators and their aircraft.
So whether you have a school history class or a social group with an interest in aviation, a guided tour of TAVAS Early Aviation Museum definitely won't disappoint.
And if you know someone who is passionate about old aircraft, they'll fit right in with us! Treat them to our VIP Experience tour or, for the ultimate treat, stage an unforgettable setting for that special event.
Please scroll down for more details.
Schools, Clubs, Special Interest Groups
Our group tours are perfect for exploring the museum with insights from our qualified guides.
Hear the stories of our unique aircraft collection and some of Australia’s WW1 flying aces. Discover the incredible legacy left to us by those pioneer pilots. Get up close to our highly accurate replicas and reproductions, for a real sense for how they were built and flown.
The 1½-hour Tour is by prior arrangement only and can include complimentary tea, coffee, cold drinks and nibbles to finish.
Adults ............ $ 19
Seniors ........... $ 16
Children* ......... $ 12
*Ages 5 to 16 years
Minimum of 10 participants
The Ultimate Visit
Our VIP Experience is a not-to-be-missed treat for the aviation history enthusiast.
This 1½-hour immersion includes a fully guided tour of the Museum’s collection and displays, stories of the aircraft and aces – plus your chance to put on a flying jacket and goggles and experience sitting in the cockpit of a Fokker Dr.1 Triplane like the famous Red Baron.
Your visit will conclude with complimentary tea, coffee, cold drinks and nibbles – and the opportunity to keep asking questions.
THE VIP Experience
Adults ........................... $ 87
Children (5 to 16 years) ...... $ 42
Please note that WW1 aircraft were originally designed for young men!
Some parts of the tour require a reasonable degree of mobility.
That Perfect Location
We welcome a small number of venue bookings per year, on an individually tailored basis. We will work with you to arrange the hangar so that it meets your needs, provide guide services on the day, and help with accommodating your caterers, guests, etc.
Please contact us to discuss your plans.
© Copyright The Australian Vintage Aviation Society