South Australian Aviation Museum

SAAM is a non-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers. Our focus is to collect, record and display the history of civil and military aviation in South Australia. Click here for more information on membership.
The SAAM Foundation is an incorporated charitable trust through which financial donations to the South Australian Aviation Museum may be directed and funds distributed. Donations to the SAAM Foundation are tax deductable. Click here for more information on the SAAM Foundation.
SAAM welcomes donations of aircraft, aircraft parts, aviation memorabilia, books, documents, models, photographs and uniforms, subject to our selection criteria. Click here for more information on donations.

SAAM is located at 66 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide. Our entry gates are just south of the Railway Museum and Centrelink. We are open from 10am to 4pm every day of the year, except Christmas Day . Click here for more information on visiting us (entry prices, public transport access etc.).

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HUXLEY Frederick
Victa Airtourer 100 VH-BWT
Flown by the Royal Aero Club of SA (& Chris Sperou) Not on display yet (about to be restored)

On Display at SAAM

ASA Airlines of
S.A. Display
Cessna Cessna Flying
Club S.A.
SA Aviators Early S.A.
Guinea Airways Guinea
Jon Johanson Jon
Qantas Tug Qantas
Ground Equip.
Smith Bros Smith Bros.
1919 Flight
bullimore Tony Bullimore
Rescue at Sea
whitber Wittber Engine
WW1 WW1 Display
War in the Sky
ww2 training WW2 Display
S.A. Air Training
WW2 europe WW2 Display
S.A. & Europe
ww2 pacific WW2 Display
S.A. & the Pacific
24sqn 24 Sqn.

SAAM History Group
Book Cover
The SAAM History Group researches and writes profiles on significant South Australian aviators and aviation events. These profiles are published on the History Group page of this website. History Group members also publish books on aspects of aviation history and assists visitors to the Museum by researching and providing answers to their questions on aviation topics as well as providing information to assist restoration & model making groups. Click here for more information on SAAM's History Group.

Reference & Archival Collections
Some of our collections are archival in nature and stored in our library or other storage areas. SAAM also has an extensive digital collection that includes more than 75,000 native digital (or scanned) images. Access to our reference, archival & digital collections are reserved for SAAM members and bona fide researchers. For more information on accessing these collections, click here.
Acknowledgement of Country

aboriginal flag
The members of SAAM acknowledge and pay respect to the traditional owners of the land on which we stand, the Kaurna People of the Adelaide Plains. SAAM is also pleased to announce that we are working with the traditional owners of the Woomera Rocket Range Area in the preparation of a new 'Rockets in the Desert' display.