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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 #2 of 35 Attractions in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums
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Saskatoon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A great spot to stop on a very hot afternoon - the hangar with the planes/helicopters is air conditioned. Knowledgeable volunteers to answer questions, lots of amazing information.

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UK
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The museum was very interesting and there were lots of exhibits. The docent we spoke with was very informative and passionate about the museum, though it helped that my husband was from an aearospace background. The B25 was in the museum which was great, but unfortunately the B17 was still out on tour as it had been extended. We were... More

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cheyenne
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

two adults and a kid, almost 8. the child was bored and not interested at all. i thought the newspaper articles and aircraft they had was interesting. however, i did not find it to be worth the admission.

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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

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
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

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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111 reviews 111 reviews
15 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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64 reviews 64 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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