The Australian Army Signals Museum Macleod

For a blast from the past, you have to visit The Australian Army Signals Museum located in Macleod. This museum is one of 3 situated in the Simpson Army Barracks.

The collection

The Australian Army Signals Museum showcases an historic variety of signalling equipment used by the Australian Army from 1885 up to World War Two. Memorabelia includes pieces from The Boar War, World War One and World War Two and subsequent conflicts.

You can see displays highlighting important aspects covering the Rats of Tobruk, historic Signals Office and other exhibits covering Korea, Malaysia and Vietnam.  The important role women played during these conflicts is not overlooked with a Women in Signals display. There is also an interactive Morse Code display.

Location

You can find the Australian Army Signals Museum:

Molloy Road, Simpson Barracks, Macleod VIC 3085

Phone: (03) 8481 7874

Opening Times

Open on Tuesdays from 9am to 3.30pm, or by appointment.

Cost

The suggested donation is $5 and children are free.

Note: Due to security procedure you will be escorted from the front gate to the museum. Please bring photo identification.

 

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