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Museo del Aire

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Address: Carretera de Extremadura, A-V, Km. 10,500, 28024 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 91 509 16 90
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Fantastic for plane fans. Take your own food and drink!

We visited this museum for the second time recently, following previous reviewers advice on getting there via the Metro (really helpful tips by the way). The museum is free and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2015
Bolton, United Kingdom

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We visited this museum for the second time recently, following previous reviewers advice on getting there via the Metro (really helpful tips by the way). The museum is free and this must be kept in mind. It is far superior to many UK aircraft museums that are certainly not free. Everywhere is spotless and freshly painted. The exhibits are very... More 

Thank bolton2013
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It is not well located or well known but the Museum of the Air is an excellent depiction of not only Spain's history of aviation, but the world history as well. All the exhibit's have "subtitles" in English plus they gave attribution to all the countries that built the planes or other weaponry. There are docents available and it seems... More 

Thank Eliot A
Madrid, Spain
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Leaving last year in Madrid, I visited the "Museo del Aire" already 2 times. That because the exhibition of many different aircraft is so interesting, especially for old and historic airplanes since the beginning of Aviation. Additionally, you can see so many different things that support the air operations, such as, anti-aircraft artillery, a variety of guns, engines, equipment, first... More 

1 Thank kostascaraba
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

A great aviation museum with a lots of history. I saw planes I have only had a chance to read about up close and personal. The hangar based displays were the best part. Got to see two JU-52s Tri-motor transports. One was an original Junkers, the other was built by CASA under license. Some very historic aircraft on display, including... More 

Thank kf4ulo
Derby, United Kingdom
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Id suggest arriving at opening time (10am) as you need plenty of time to see all the aircraft on show so you might still be looking at closing time (2pm)

Thank jeffz666
Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Very rare aeroplanes, big collection. Must visit for aeroplane lovers. Better to go by car. Or go by bus. If you take a tram, you have to walk more else take a bus.

Thank Saima A
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

When I planned my holiday, I made sure that I visit the Aviation museum. I checked several sites about the museum to find out where it is situated and when it is open. They all gave the impression that the museum is open all year round. On arriving there, after a 20 minute walk from the nearest Metro station, the... More 

4 Thank manuelz
Madrid, Spain
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I am amused by visitors who complain that all this museum has to offer is "a few aircraft". This is flatly untrue, there is a large number of exhibits, some quite unique. In fact, even though the museum is large, it does feel somewhat cramped, except for the many open air exhibits. And by all means, skip this visit if... More 

1 Thank Antonio G
Madison, Wisconsin
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112 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We have been to air museums the world over and this one did not disappoint. The collection is extensive - some outside and some in hangers. Entry was free. Several of the other posters have given fantastic descriptions of the museum - so will not repeat. We followed the advice from other posters on TA -- took the subway line... More 

4 Thank katgreen
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

They have seven hangars, at an old airfield, to visit, plus a large outdoor area. The hangars contained ; Aircraft representing every era of flight. Turn of the century up to jet fighters. An extensive collection filling seven large hangars. Missile and weapons displays. A large selection of bi-planes from the earliest times of flight, even wood and string aircraft.... More 

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