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Boy Phoenix

Boy Phoenix

Permanent Exhibition
Main floor
Open Daily, 10am-2pm

Suitable for all ages

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, and Good Friday.

Entry is by Gold Coin Donation.


Though you may not know the name, it will be hard to forget his smile. Jimmy Melrose, nicknamed Boy Phoenix, flew over Australian skies, breaking records until his untimely death at the age of 22. Watch old footage of him flying, view entries from his flight journal, and read all about his feats and connection to Glenelg.