Visit PAF Museum of Karachi

PAF Museum, Karachi is an Air Force museum and park situated in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.


The museum was established in 1990 in two disused hangars in a remote part of the Base. The museum was expanded significantly from its humble beginnings in the period 1999 - 2004, additions include children playing areas, rides, and eateries.The museum was inaugurated on the 14 August, 1997 by the then Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Abbas Khattak; and subsequently opened to the general public in October, 1997. Amid the lush green lawns, different aircraft including,F-86 Sabre, F-104 Starfighter, Mirage, FT-6, F-6, T-33, U-Mig15, MFI-17 (Mushshak), Aero Commander, Antonov An-12, Beech D-95A (Travel Air), T-6G (Harvard), Huskie (Helicopter), etc and other Air Defence equipment have been displayed. Besides, a souvenir shop has also been established for the visitors.

A huge archives gallery houses the other rare relics like the Viking - Quaid-e-Azam's aircraft, an Indian Gnat aircraft which was force landed at Pasroor in 1965 war and many more. Four PCs have also been placed inside the archives gallery, which provide information about different aspects of the PAF. There are four sub-galleries inside; one depicts the history of aerial warfare through model aircraft and paintings while the other one shows different fighter aircraft models of the world. Two galleries are dedicated to the "SHOHADA" and heroes of 1965 & 1971 wars. There are two open galleries: one shows the achievements of different squadrons while the other one shows the achievements / history of PAF Bases through rare photographs and the reprints of paintings.

Moreover, Schools / Institutional and organizational visits are also conducted by the museum. Advance co-ordination and information of these visits is appreciated to facilitate the visitors. A canteen caters for small needs of the visitors. Cold / hot drinks, mineral water, beverages and snacks are available at market rates. A fun land for the children with swings and merry-go-rounds is also available. The newly installed entertainment simulator is a new and unique experience to the visitors. PAF Museum not only preserves the history of PAF but also helps create greater harmony between the PAF and general public. It also carries and conveys an inherent message that we can make and maintain our environment clean and green by collective efforts. 

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Located at: PAF Faisal Air Base, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi, Pakistan
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