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Planes of Fame Air Museum

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Address: 755 Mustang Way, Valle Airport, Williams, AZ 86046
Phone Number: 928-635-1000
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Description: Located at the intersection of Highways 180 & 64 at Valle-Williams...
Located at the intersection of Highways 180 & 64 at Valle-Williams Airport, south of south rim of Grand Canyon, the museum is open daily 9-5 except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Nearly three dozen warbirds and classic aircraft are on display including the Lockheed C-121A Constellation which was General Douglas MacArthur's personal VIP transport. For more information about the museum, the annual Warbird Fly-in in June or special membership programs, visit our website.
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Little gem.

This museum isn't very big it is well kept and the planes look really good. Only 6$ for the entry which was surprising. Great for a rest stop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Keflavik, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This museum isn't very big it is well kept and the planes look really good. Only 6$ for the entry which was surprising. Great for a rest stop.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

What a nice place to stop after being in the car for a while. Lots of parking, RVs can fit no problem. More planes than I expected and a very well rounded collection. We spent a little over an hour here. Bathrooms are clean and the gift shop is just full of cool things to buy! I am glad we... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Just 20 minutes outside Williams and either on your way to or from the Grand Canyon, its worth the $6 admission. Not many planes but well looked after

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great place to see airplanes! There's a lot of history on this museum. Airplanes parts and pictures. There's an airplane part with some small yellow svastikas design and mannequin with a German uniform with svastikas as well, I only thought it was weird because I was not expecting to see this in this museum. I love the small airplane with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Saw this little museum and thought that I would give it a try. Wow, what a little gem! Great collection of planes inside and a half dozen or so in the graveyard outside. The constellation that they are working on is fabulous as are some of the items on display. If you love aviation history then you should visit.

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We loved this place. My husband is a retired pilot. Nice to stroll around and look at all the airplanes. We found it interesting.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Folks who don't have a pre-existing interest in historic planes might not consider an hour here well spent, but pilots, veterans, or even mere civilians like me who devoted time in their youth to building scale models of warplanes will find this small collection fascinating. In my book, pride of place goes to the Messerschmitt BF-109 WWII fighter in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stopped in at this little air museum that turned out to be quite interesting. I've seen some of the spanish built Me109's, but here they have the genuine article. Not a big museum but with AAA we paid $9 for three of us to tour around inside and see some cool machinery. Bonus out back is the well worn... More 

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Howey in the Hills, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A must stop to see historic working and not so much planes. Very interesting and educational. Staff there are friendly and so so enthusiastic. A real learning curve and an eye opener if you imagine your self in the cockpit!! Well worth the time. It's all on ground level, inside and outside.

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A really nice museum if you are a aircraft buff. Great displays and refurbished aircraft make it well worth the trip. The airport terminal next to the museum is also worth visiting.

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Additional Information about Planes of Fame Air Museum

Address: Address: 755 Mustang Way, Valle Airport, Williams, AZ 86046
Phone Number: 928-635-1000
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Williams
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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