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State Aviation Museum

1 Medova Str., Kiev, Ukraine
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Ranked #19 of 383 Attractions in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

If you are passionate about planes and you want to see a nice part of Sovietic planes and what they created, this is a nice place and a must see. Fares are not high, you have BAR with beer and water inside. If you want to see it choose a NOT HOT day. The museum is outside and you will... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I loved this place! Walking around these old Soviet era birds was an amazing experience for me, someone who grew up during the 70's and 80's modern era of the cold war. Dripping with history and well kept, the aircraft lines are beautiful in their functional and stark contrast to western aircraft of the same era. Only $3 to walk... More

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Camp Verde
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This place even has 3 classic Back Fire Super Sonic Bombers !! Self guided tour....If you think you have seen airplanes ( somoloti ) you have not seen nothing until you spend a few classic hours here......If you can locate the grounds.....a marshutka will take you right to the gate... I walked....

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Kiev, Ukraine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

may be it is not the obligatiry place to visit, but I like it :) a lot of soviet civil planes and helicopters. it is for sure will be interesting for kids because you can come inside some of exhibits.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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37 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Too much planes to make a good picture, but collection is excellent - includes jets, props, choppers and even UAVs. Some planes you can get inside. Great collection and must see for any aviation fan

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Tremendous line-up of Soviet bomber types. But my highlight was a Be-12 seaplane. A little too tightly packed for really good photos.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I loved how laid back this place was, all the places are parked up, maybe one info board each, thats all. No gimmicks like graphics, or audio guides, just a big apron and the planes. /simples. Oh if youre planning on walkng to the adjacent airport, get a taxi, it's a pretty hairy walk :p

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Stade, Germany
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Fantastic! It was great seeing so many beautiful russian planes. Many nice rareties. You can even go into the Illusion 96 and a helikopter but have to pay extra for it. Bus stop right infront of the museum.

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

A full array of Russian aircraft including a cruise missile. My husband could have stayed there for days. You can also climb onboard several of the aircraft and pretend you're a pilot.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a great museum with many interesting aircraft of many types. Civilian and military fixed wing and helicopters of many different kinds and years are on display. It is a little out there, but a taxi ride was no problem. Getting back to the hotel was a little more difficult, and we walked quite a way before finding a... More

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