Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre

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Seek enlightenment on a virtual journey to 'The World's Largest Classroom', featuring stories about this uniquely Australian school and its students.

The Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre is a multi-award winning interpretive centre located 3,5km from the CBD which offers visitors from around the globe a virtual journey in "The World's Largest Classroom".

The film and guide presentations reveal stories about the school and its students, sharing a distinctive history, outback lifestyle and world-renowned innovations of this uniquely Australian school.

Take the opportunity to visit Alice Springs School of the Air and be inspired by what has been and continues to be one of the most distinctive methods of education in the world.

Open Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 4.30pm, Sunday and Public Holidays 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Last entry is 4pm daily. Closed Good Friday and from Christmas Day to New Year's Day inclusive. ENTRY FEES APPLY with family rates.

Opening times:

8.30am to 4.30pm

Entry cost:

  • $7.5/$28.5/$10/Children under five enter for free


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  • Shopping


  • Bicycle Rack
  • Car park
  • Coach Parking
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
  • First aid equipment
  • Guide
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Australian Tourism Accreditation Program

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