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N.C. Aviation Museum

2222 Pilot's View Road, Post Office Box 1814, Asheboro, NC 27204
336-625-0170
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Asheboro
Type: Military Museums, Specialty Museums
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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245 reviews 245 reviews
96 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Cherokee, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was well worth the bit of a drive from Asheboro. Several amazing exhibits of war planes and hands-on displays. Very well maintained and friendly staff.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

This museum consists of 2 large hangars with many great vintage planes & jeeps and a lot of history in the form of display cases & old newspapers hanging on walls. I went with my 16 year old daughter & we were only there for about 1/2 hour - we love museums but we are not the "reading" type. If... More

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Randolph
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Great display of vintage planes. Gift shop as well. Nice place for history and educational visits. Have featured fly ins on ocassion. A hidden treasure in the heart of North Carolina. A must see especially if an aviation lover.

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Rocky Mount, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I enjoy most any kind of Museum so I didn't mind going to this one with my husband. We had a wonderful time and even our daughter enjoyed it. Lots of items to look at, facts to read and even real planes to touch! War clothing, guns, jeeps and all kinds of neat stuff. Would go again! Wide spaces if... More

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