Aviation, Military, Transport and
Maritime Museums in Australia


Tocumwal Bowls Club
Adams Street
Tocumwal, New South Wales

M: Tocumwal Historic Aerodrome Museum, P.O. Box 47, Tocumwal, New South Wales, 2714

From the museum's website:

You can find the Museum at the Tocumwal Bowls Club, located in Adams St, Tocumwal, NSW (opposite the hospital). Entry is by gold coin donation.

Tocumwal, sometimes referred to as Tocumwal-on-the-Murray, is a picturesque town situated on the Murray River in NSW. It is approx 257 kms from Melbourne and 763 kms from Sydney on the Newell Highway.

The town is famous for many things - stunning beaches, the redgum forests on the outskirts, a fantastic golf course, the giant cod, glider and B24 replicas on poles, but Tocumwal is also famous for its role during WW2. The town was used as a major base by the US during the war effort, but then after the war ended, the area around the airfield became a massive aircraft graveyard and many hundreds of planes were chopped up, stripped and melted down.

A truly sad end to some of the greatest aircraft of the time.

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