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Strategic Air & Space Museum

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Address: 28210 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003
Phone Number: 402-944-3100
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Large museum housing more than 24 aircraft, including bombers.

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Great aviation museum in my backyard

I have been coming here regularly for 15 years, have been a member for several of those years. Of all the SR71's I've seen on display, this one is the best positioned. Aircraft... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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118 reviews 118 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have been coming here regularly for 15 years, have been a member for several of those years. Of all the SR71's I've seen on display, this one is the best positioned. Aircraft ranging from WWII to the end of the Cold War. Very few aircraft that you can't walk completely around/under/in. The staff are always working on refurbishment of... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I only wanted to see the SR71 Blackbird. You can see this one for free, as it is on display inside the main entrance. I didn't think I would have time to take this in and make it to my next destination, so I cannot comment on the value of the ticket versus what you get to see as I... More 

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Ashland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Ample parking with excellent handicap accessibility. Awesome place to visit with new things happening all the time. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Could use a better eating area with more choices. They have placed many new simulator machines in areas for adults and children to use. This helps make it more exciting. The air and space displays are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

What an interesting jewel of a museum tucked near Ashland, NE (30 min outside of Omaha) easy to get to - and top notch displays of exciting military aircraft and even some space-craft. Must see for any military history or aviation buff!

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Independence, MO
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My family was recently visiting Omaha and decided to drive out to see this museum. It IS a bit of a drive, but if you love warplanes, it is WELL worth the trip. The building housing the museum is really nice, and the rockets outside really set the tone for what awaits when you enter. The lobby features an SR71... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Its a bit out of town from Omaha and in the middle of nowhere, but worth the drive. You need to like looking at and appreciate historic military planes to like this place. If you do, then this the place for you. Everything is displayed to allow full view of all sides of the planes. The descriptions of the plane... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a great collection of airplanes from WWII and the Cold War. The focus is on bombers (naturally, being the Strategic Air Command museum) but they also have several fighters and recon airplanes. The dramatic SR-71 display alone is worth the price of admission. The space display could maybe use a little work (some of the pieces weren't labeled,... More 

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Arvada, CO
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

We were taking a Spring Break road trip through Nebraska to visit family and see some off the beaten path sights. Glad we spent a few hours at the Strategic Air and Space Museum. I loved seeing some premium examples of planes that I built models of as a kid.......WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Cold War era stuff.......just cool stuff. Mid week... More 

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North Platte, Nebraska
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79 reviews 79 reviews
51 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been to many larger museums in the US that offered more for less money. That said, the layout of the place is a kind of you get out of it what you put into it deal. We enjoyed walking around and looking in and around the planes, read many of the posters and hit up every penny machine... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a wonderful museum right from the start of walking into the door and seeing the SR.-71 staring down at you, all the others restored aircraft and especially the section that reminds us of the bomber production that went on out at Offet Air Force Base.

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