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Port Elizabeth

SAAF Museum Satellite Port Elizabeth houses an interesting and varied collection of exhibits covering the full period of the SAAF's existence. The museum's static exhibits are housed in the original 42 Air School Gunnery Training Centre, which was established during World War II as part of the RAF/SAAF Joint Air Traning Scheme.

The aircraft restoration centre is housed in one of the original Bellman hangars.

A gift shop selling books, models and posters is operated on weekends and all profits are used to assist the Museum. Refreshments and restroom facilities are available. Facilities for the handicapped include special parking and ramps.

Visiting hours
The Museum is open to the public Tuesday to Thursday from 08h00 to 15h00, Saturday from 09h00 to 15h00 and on Sunday from 10h00 to 16h00. The Museum is closed on Mondays, Christmas Day and New Years Day. Phone prior to visiting on other public holidays.


By Car:
The Museum is located on the south side of Port Elizabeth Airport. Follow Le Roche Drive from McDonalds on the beachfront up towards the airport, turn left at the Caltex Garage and follow Forest Hill Drive. Alternatively follow Allister Miller Drive from the airport towards the beachfront, turn right at the Caltex Garage and follow Forest Hill Drive. The Museum is approximately 4.5km from the Caltex Garage.

Contact details

Telephone: +27 (0)41 505 1295 /1478