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Learn about our unique first-of-its-kind school, the world's largest classroom, at the Visitors Centre.

Year six

The iconic mural at the Visitor Centre entrance

Year One


Miss Molly Ferguson, one of the first teachers

A student-created mural

Visitors settle in ready to view our presentation

Students in 1975 at Anzac Hill, Alice Springs

Talk like a Pirate Day Visitor Centre 2013

Mural at entrance to the Visitor Centre

Outside wall of Visitor Centre with hand-painted bird flags by students

Retail Outlet with view towards our 'History Wall'

ASSOA student distribution in 2015

Our visitors join in the fun on 'Talking Like A Pirate Day 2015'

Our students raising funds at the Harts Range Races 2015

The Visitor Centre has a new website: Up-to-date information will be found there. Our friendly and informative team will take you on a guided presentation of 'the largest classroom in the world'. Hear our story, see original radios, observe our classrooms, and learn about the interactive educational experience for which the Alice Springs School of the Air is world-renowned.
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Travel & Tour Company FAQs

We are open between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday through to Saturday and 1.00pm to 4.30pm on Sundays and Public Holidays. We are closed on Good Friday and from Christmas Day through to New Year's Day inclusive. We will always try and open for Group Tours. The last tour booking is at 4pm each day. If you want a time slot outside of our normal hours please email the Visitor Centre Manager on or call on 61 (0)8 89516834. Easter Sunday 2021 - Open from 10.00am Whilst we shorten our opening hours during the summer months, we are available for group bookings across our regular hours.

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