RAAF Base Amberley Heritage Centre

 

Hear the stories of the people, surrounded by the aircraft they supported and flew. Learn about the Air Force journey in Southeast Queensland from the 1930s to the present day.

The Heritage Centre occupies 4 WWII Bellman hangars and is home to a number of historical RAAF aircraft including:

  • Canberra Bomber A84-242
  • Caribou A4-236
  • Douglas A20G Havoc – “Hell’n Pellican”
  • F-111 A8-126
  • Sabre A94-962
  • Aircraft engines
  • F-111 Crew Module
  • World War II Jeep
  • Aircraft Refuelling Vehicles, and
  • A wide variety of Armaments

Opening times

The RAAF Amberley Heritage Centre is open 9 am to 3 pm, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and the third Sunday of every month (excluding December).

Bookings

For Tuesday and Thursday bookings please complete the booking request form and email it to raaf.aahc@defence.gov.au seven days prior to your planned visit.

Amberley Heritage Centre booking request form (PDF 977.42 KB)

Sunday Open Days

Sunday Open Day bookings are made through Eventbrite. Bookings close at 3 pm, eleven working days prior to the Open Day.

Before booking please review the Eventbrite Privacy Notice.

Air Force Privacy Notice for the use of Eventbrite (PDF 220.85 KB)

Entry requirements

Amberley Heritage Centre is located on RAAF Base Amberley. On arrival at the front gate, visitors will met by one of the Heritage Centre team members.

Visitors must bring:

  • copy of Online Base Induction completion email
  • reservation confirmation
  • photographic identification as recorded on your reservation confirmation (Photos of identification documents are not accepted).

Pets, alcohol and firearms are prohibited on base. Registered assistance dogs are permitted upon application.

Photography is only permitted inside Heritage Centre precinct.

Volunteering

The Amberley Heritage Centre is run by a combination of Air Force Reserve members and dedicated volunteer staff. 

If interested in volunteering please contact us the Amberley Heritage Centre via phone 1800 623 306 or email raaf.aahc@defence.gov.au.