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N.C. Aviation Museum

Address: 2222 Pilot's View Road, Post Office Box 1814, Asheboro, NC 27204
Phone Number: 336-625-0170
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Ranked #3 of 15 Attractions in Asheboro
Type: Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums

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Durham, North Carolina
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543 reviews 543 reviews
338 attraction reviews
359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I'm not a huge aviation fan but I did enjoy the museum. All the exhibits are clearly labeled and offer a lot of interesting information. My only complaint is they were setting up for a WWII dance party in the second hangar and you had to walk around tables and chairs to see the exhibits and it appeared they had... More 

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Outer Banks, NC
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92 reviews 92 reviews
11 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The curator was so very friendly and informative, it was like chatting with an old friend. Even if you're not an aviation buff/expert, you'll enjoy the museum and hall of fame because all exhibits are clearly displayed and described. Most, if not all, of the aircraft at the museum are flyable and the fly-ins held at various times throughout the... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Off of Hwy 49, just outside of Asheboro NC, is a hidden treasure to be sure ! My husband and I discovered this attraction last week on a trip to the coast. We couldn't have been more surprised at what we found ! Two airplane hangars full of aircraft history and displays of artifacts related to aviation history in NC.... More 

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Tarpon Springs
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stop there and a surprise as we drop by. It was a great collection the kids learned a lot and its place we may actually plan to go back to next time we are in the Area.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

went here based on tripadvisor reviews and my sons love of planes! he enjoyed getting to be so close to the planes and my boyfriend was the fountain of information. im not real big on aviation history but i did find all the old newpapers on the walls to be quite fascinating! it always amazes me how different things are... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My family and I visited this small museum on Good Friday before Easter. There are two airplane hangers filled with static aircraft displays, airplane models, uniform displays, and much more. We could have stayed for a least two or three hours if we tried to read and see everything.

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Asheboro, North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A MUST for any aviation buff! You will see atrcraft from various periods and ALL are flyable. The exhibits are well maintained and very accessable to visitors. The museum staff is friendly and always ready to talk airplanes of all kind. The gift shop offeres not only model aircraft, but clothing and other items as well. There is a very... More 

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Mebane, North Carolina
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107 reviews 107 reviews
53 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I have driven by the sign for this place for years on NC 49 west of Asheboro, but never stopped until yesterday, while out rambling after atrip to the NC Zoo with my nine year old daughter. We were the only ones there when we arrived, altho' some other folks did arrive soon after. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Wow!, If you are an aviation buff or associated with aircraft in any way, then you must see this museum. Located at the Asheboro, NC airport it houses many vintage aircraft and displays. Some even associated with the Wright Brothers. You must take time to browse its contents and then stop at the gift shop for a gift to remember.

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High Point
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388 reviews 388 reviews
155 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Definitely some history here, A little awkward to get to But worth the effort, Call ahead for hours and seems to very lot ,More here than I thought it would be ,Very nice set up Would go back the visiting again.

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