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“Towers Hill in WWII” is a free Augmented Reality app that brings alive the rich wartime history of Charters Towers!

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Bring Towers Hill to life with a walk-in virtual bunker, explorable virtual artifacts with pop-up information, and a life-size flyover of B-25 Mitchell Bombers!

STEP 1: Install the free “Towers Hill in WWII” app Apple App Store (iOS devices) or Google Play (Android devices) on an Augmented Reality capable phone or tablet. Please check this list to see if your device is AR capable.

STEP 2: At Towers Hill lookout shelter, load the “Towers Hill in WWII” app and point your device at one of the markers as shown in the image above.

  • Explore strategy maps of the Battle of the Bismarck Sea and Charters Towers Airfield.
  • Examine a Mitchell B-25 Bomber and its armaments.
  • Walk into a life-size munitions bunker.
  • Become a war hero in a WWII recruitment poster, in a unique AR photo opportunity.
  • Find out why a famous historical landmark had to be demolished.
  • Experience a life-size bomber squadron fly-over.



Phone: 0061 7 4761 5533


Privacy Policy

“Towers Hill in WWII” is provided by Charters Towers Regional Council at no cost and is intended for use as is. Charters Towers Regional Council does not collect, use or disclose user information via this app. The app does use third party services that may collect information used to identify you: