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Melbourne Tank Museum (Closed)
456 Belgrave Hallam Road
Narre Warren North, Victoria 3804
Hours: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm every Sunday
Ph. +61 03-9796 8216 or +61 03-9796 8188

Melbourne Tank Museum has closed. During late April 2006, the museum auctioned off items from the collection.

Former Collection

M3 Stuart Tank Hull Number 1246
Australian Army 2/6th Armoured Regiment tank used at Buna. It survived the battle and was returned to Australia.

Daniel Leahy adds:
Click For Enlargement"There were two Matilda Frogs, a Churchill, an M24 Chaffee used on Bougainville, two M3A5 Grants, a working Centurion from Vietnam, two Australian Crusaders, the M3A1 Stuart mentioned above as well as a heap of artillery pieces and other displays. The Japanese tank previously displayed there has been at Treloar now for some time. I did not see the complete M3 Stuart from Buna, nor the M3 Stuart wreck - also recovered from Buna. So chances are these have already gone to another home."

M3A1 Stuart
Restored to running condition. (NOT one used at Buna) sold for $40,000 and will be leaving Australia.

Click For EnlargementZero Engine
The Zero engine looked as if it had been in water for some time, but there were no other details. It sold for $3,000.

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