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Darwin Military Museum

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East Point, Darwin, Australia, has a Darwin Military Museum. It was founded in 1965 and is devoted to documenting and displaying Darwin's and the Northern Territory's military history. To stave off future Japanese invasions, a complex of World War II-era concrete bunkers now serves as the museum's home.

Darwin's military history is covered in the museum's displays from the earliest days of colonisation to the present. The collections feature artefacts from wars, including World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War, including weapons, uniforms, pictures, and other memorabilia. Military vehicles, including tanks, helicopters, and other vehicles, are also displayed at the museum.

The remains of a Japanese Zero fighter jet that was shot down while Darwin was bombed on February 19, 1942, are among the museum's most prominent displays. The debris is presently on exhibit at the museum after being dug out from Darwin Harbour's floor in the 1970s.

The Darwin Military Museum is a well-liked tourist destination accessible to the general public. The Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company, whose mission is to preserve the history of the Royal Australian Artillery, runs it.

Website: www.darwinmilitarymuseum.com.au

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