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Address: 2222 Pilot's View Road, Post Office Box 1814, Asheboro, NC 27204
Phone Number: 336-625-0170
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Flying High!

I've gone to the annual fly-in each summer to see all the vintage aircraft. I especially enjoy seeing the WWII planes on display. I always stay longer than I plan to just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
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Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've gone to the annual fly-in each summer to see all the vintage aircraft. I especially enjoy seeing the WWII planes on display. I always stay longer than I plan to just wandering around the museum, too. It's a great way to share a day with someone you love! Take a child!

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Conover, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I stopped by here in june I really enjoyed looking at the old air planes learning some of their history we had a guide who was tremendously knowledgable and was took us around the facility to see and answer all our questions we even got to sit in an old model we enjoyed that tremendously although I did find the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This was a nice surprise, the museum has numerous vintage aircraft and vehicles and is easily accessed from NC HWY 64. Take an hour or so to see this "up-close" display of aviation history.

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Thank Frank S
Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

If you are a WWII or Korean War History buff, the North Carolina Aviation Museum at the Asheboro airport is an absolute MUST! It is amazing! Just to be clear though, it is not a museum of WWI or Korean war aircraft. However, each wall of the two hangers that house the museum is filled with artifacts, memorabilia, newspaper clippings,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

This was my 2nd time visiting the museum. I introduced my boyfriend and my 10 year old nephew to it. They thought it was great. They enjoyed all the war history. I enjoyed reading all the local newspaper articles from the 40s. It was a great way to spend a Saturday.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Great place to visit a must see if you like aircraft plan to go back we really loved the people and the all around museum adventure

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Off the beaten path, located at a small airport in a rural airport. Maintained by some aviation enthusiasts who do a good job. Great place to spend a few hours wandering.

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

For no larger the airport, they always have a nice air show. This last year they had a 'cruse in' with some classic autos. If you drive from a distance, you might be disappointed but we have always appreciated the pilots who spend the money to come to our area.

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Durham, North Carolina
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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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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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