Access to the Puckapunyal Military Area Base is dependent on the following restrictions.
Bookings No Longer Required!
To gain access to the Puckapunyal Military Area Base, a booking is no longer essential.
Photo I.D in English is required to gain access to the Puckapunyal Military Area Base. Acceptable forms of photo I.D include:
A current Australian Licence or permit with a photograph
A current Passport
A current Proof of Age card
An Australian Government employee identity card (e.g. Comcare, Fire Service or Mitchell Shire Council).
Please note: The Puckapunyal Military Area Base does not accept Digital forms of identification; including NSW or ACT Digital Licences.
Upon admission to the Puckapunyal Military Area Base, visitors will be given a visitor pass. This pass is valid for only one day and must be displayed in a prominent position (above the waist) at all times. Visitor passes are to be returned to the front gate prior to exiting the base.
Bush Fire Danger
The Puckapunyal Military Area Base is located in a high Bush-Fire Danger Area. During extreme or Code Red Fire Danger Rating (FDR) days, only essential personnel will be allowed base access. As such, the general public will not be able to gain access to the Museum
Base Security Alert Level
The Puckapunyal Military Area Base is subject to military security alert level restrictions. As such, visitor vehicles may be searched by security prior to entry. Furthermore, during days in which the security alert level has been raised, only essential personnel will be given base access. As such, the general public will not be able to gain access to the Museum
Upon access to the Puckapunyal Military Area Base, visitors must move directly from the front gate to the Australian Army Tank Museum and vice-versa. No deviations are permitted. If visitors have not arrived within 5 minutes, Base Security will be notified.