South Australian Aviation Museum
16 Bedford Street, Port Adelaide.
Our new entry sign has been painted and will be installed soon.



The South Australian Aviation Museum started in 1984 as the South Australian Aviation & Warbirds Restoration Group. Over the years, the name was changed to the South Australian Historical Aviation Museum, and then to the South Australian Aviation Museum (SAAM). SAAM started at Glenelg, moved to Mundy Street, Port Adelaide, then to Ocean Steamers Road, Port Adelaide. In 2005, SAAM moved to our current location at 16 Bedford Street, Port Adelaide.


SAAM is a member of the Aviation Museum National Network.
Click here to go to the AMNN website.
Click here to download the Aviation National Network Trail brochure (1.2Mb PDF file).
On Display and Reference Collections

On Public Display

Reference Collection
(Members & Bona Fide Researchers)

What's New at SAAM

icon   2024 is SAAM's 40th Anniversary Year.

icon   Change to our Junior Supporters Program.
For $10 juniors get a hat, badge and now unlimited free entries for a year when accompanied by an adult.

Vexin-A Rocket Engine added to "Rockets in the Desert" Display
Four Vexin-A engines were used on the Coralie, which formed the second stage of the Europa launch vehicle as part of a programme run by ELDO (the European Space Launcher Organisation). The Europa rocket was flown from its launchpad on the North shore of Lake Hart within the Woomera Range perimeters between June 5, 1964 and June 6, 1970. For more information, click here.
nkdaw book
New History Group Book
Regional Airlines of South Australia - The First Fifty Years
Author N.K. Daw
More Information and where to buy.
History Group Biography
SHOPPEE, Kevin Damian Joseph
ARMY Helicopter Pilot


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