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Commemorative Air Force Museum

2017 North Greenfield Roaad, Mesa Falcon Field, Mesa, AZ 85215
480-924-1940
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Ranked #3 of 35 Attractions in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums
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North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This was very interesting. Each plane told a story. Well worth the $10 admission for me. The only thing I would change would be to have more people explaining everything they had. They only had a few people, basically one, that could narrate the stories to you.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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129 reviews 129 reviews
32 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

There are planes in the collection from Korean and Vietnam War eras. Most of the aircraft are fly able and do fly to air shows or to give rides locally. The B17 in the collection was on tour when we visited so I was disappointed about that. I really enjoyed seeing that someone is caring for these old relics. If... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great place to visit whether you are interested in aircraft or not. Very family friendly and easy to access. Helpful all volunteer staff answer and questions you have. Very fun and interesting!

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Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The museum guides are excellent! I'm not an airplane/war buff however, I really enjoyed touring the museum.

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Thompson Falls, Montana
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13 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

It was an emotional experience aboard B17 "Sentimental Journey" WWII plane on Aug 4th. We had driven by several times during the week but after taking pictures the day before I just had to go inside. My Dad was a pilot in WWII, shot down over Germany and spent 15 months in a POW camp, Stalag Luft 1. It was... More

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Phoenix
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63 reviews 63 reviews
5 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We recently spent several hours here looking at all of the vintage aircraft. It's not a large museum like the National Air & Space museum but nevertheless is still very interesting. There are several docents (most are retired military) that volunteer to spend their time with each guest party that are very knowledgeable about each item in the museum.

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Mesa, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

People in the Museum will tell histories all ways will find some old pilot there its informative and pleasant place to visit

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Anyone interested in preserving aircraft should visit this museum staffed by very dedicated people, Bob was great

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Mesa, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is one of our favorite places to take family. It's a gem of place- with the younger generation learning less about history, this is definitely a catalyst to learning more about Aviation History. You can even book a flight on a classic aircraft. Definitely a bucket list item... Great for the older teens to jumpstart their interest and younger... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

How Nice is it for week end of Président Day to be here, relatives and kids enjoy this Visit always remember me my Army Time in France... Now proud to be Américan Boy!!!

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