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Commemorative Air Force Museum

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Address: 2017 North Greenfield Roaad, Mesa Falcon Field, Mesa, AZ 85215
Phone Number: 480-924-1940
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Excellent vintage airplane museum

We had seen an ad to tour this museum, as well as take rides in vintage war planes. This museum had actual planes flown throughout the 1900s and world wars from the United States... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We had seen an ad to tour this museum, as well as take rides in vintage war planes. This museum had actual planes flown throughout the 1900s and world wars from the United States and other countries. They had exhibits with photographs, their stories and pilots. The Navy, Air Force, helicopters, and private planes were represented. It is not super... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was an indoor museum, even though it includes about 20 vintage airplanes (from trainers to bombers). Funny thing: our 5 and 7 year old grandsons were more interested in an airplane pedal toy than the real planes. Although they do want to come back and take any of the flights available through the museum.

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mesa az
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This museum adjacent to Falcon Field is a good stop for adults and youngsters 10 and above. There are about 3 dozen aircraft of all sizes and vintage, from bi-planes to jets, an excellent film on the B-25 Mitchell bombers which were used against Tokyo and usually at least one plane under restoration.

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My grandfather was a pilot during WWII. I grew up hearing all of his stories. Going to this museum brought it all to life. It was neat to see all the planes and memorabilia. I am glad I had a chance to experience all of this.

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Mesa, Arizona
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great family trip but could also be enjoyed by yourself or as a couple. We happened to go on a day that Sentimental Journey was flying, it was really cool to watch it land and take off. The staff are all very helpful. There is so much to learn and appreciate. My son's school recently had their prom their as... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

For not much $ you get to see some nice WWII era airplanes, including P-51s, C-45, C-47, and others. There are also a few jets, including a F-4, a MiG, and a Canberra. And you can walk into the workshop and see the volunteer mechanics at work, restoring airplanes in their collection. A good value, imo.

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Arlington Heights
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great place to visit. My son really liked all the planes and history. The guides were all very nice and knowledgeable. They were not very busy the day we went and because of this we received pretty much a private tour.

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Peoria, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Wow an exhibit! Our kids loved this museum. There is a good amount of displays of many airplanes to view. The kids enjoyed reading the history as displayed throughout the tour. We also liked that we could wander through the hangar at our own pace. The best part were the planes outside that we were actually able to walk through.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My kids loved it here and did not want to leave they learned so much about different planes and what one was part of wwll and now all my children want to serve our country

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We visited the CAF as a group and were escorted thru the museum by our guide, Pat Beals. They have an extensive collection of vintage aircraft that many of them still fly. The guides are very knowledgeable of the displays there and most of them you can get up close to and look inside as the doors are mostly open.... More 

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Address: 2017 North Greenfield Roaad, Mesa Falcon Field, Mesa, AZ 85215
Phone Number: 480-924-1940
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa

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