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Travis Air Base Museum

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Address: 461 Burgen Blvd. Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, CA 94535
Phone Number: 707-424-5605
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Jimmy Doolittle Air and Space Museum Foundation, with its Education...

The Jimmy Doolittle Air and Space Museum Foundation, with its Education Museum Foundation, is registered as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. It brings together historical, educational and technological resources to create programs which preserve our aviation heritage in building an air and space museum for all ages that embraces California aviation, Travis Air Force Base, the U. S. Air Force and the history of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders.

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Interesting museum inside an active Air Force base. Some of the planes you don't see anywhere in Northern California such as: C-124, C-133 and the newly restored C-7 Caribou in SE... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
Castro Valley, California
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Castro Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Interesting museum inside an active Air Force base. Some of the planes you don't see anywhere in Northern California such as: C-124, C-133 and the newly restored C-7 Caribou in SE Asia camouflage. It would be nice if the C-5B cockpit simulator is powered on other than just sit there. I also like the many airplane models and dioramas on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Military history buffs will enjoy the many aircraft and displays. The volunteers really put their heart into the displays and want to share their wartime experiences with those willing to listen

Thank Lee-and-Baby
Dayton, Nevada
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108 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Hubs (Vietnam era vet) & I arrived on Saturday. After going through the gate and directed back to visitor center, we walked up to view a hand printed Closed sign. {sigh} this had been our second attempt to visit Travis. There won't be a third.

Thank TravelPrincess69
Fairfield, California
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I love the museum. As a retired AF aviator, I love walking their ramp among the many vintage warbirds they have so faithfully restored. The exhibit hall is also fascinating, with new little gems coming to my attention every time I stop by the museum.

Thank Kalifornia_Ken
Ventura, California
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Fun little stop while I was in the area. Being a veteran it is always a good experience to see the history and compare what I've seen to that of those before me.

Thank redhedraz
Bromley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

When we researched a visit to the venue it came up as number one on trip advisor , although we have no links with airforce, ( we are an army linked family !! ) we thought it would be an interesting thing to do. We were aware that there was a security procedure to be undertaken and fully understand the... More 

1 Thank Tracy S
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77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I found this museum on the net whilst planning my recent trip to California. Looking at their web page I could see that it is actually located on a working base and to be on the safe side I emailed the museum to enquire if I, as a UK citizen, would be allowed in. I received a prompt reply from... More 

Thank Pointscollector
North Pole, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We love this place. Any time we are in town on a space a layover, we make sure to stop by. They have beautiful aircraft and our favorite is old shaky outside :)

Thank Danihinkkanen
Lehi, Utah
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139 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This museum has something for everyone. We took 4 grandsons, ages 3-9, and they LOVED it. There are cockpits they can get into and feel like they are flying, a Mercury capsule replica they can also sit in and raise up and down, as well as displays of interest. Outside there are LOTS of planes, and the boys were really... More 

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Ocala FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This museum (indoors and out) was wonderful. Very informative, well laid out and friendly volunteers to boot! Donations accepted.

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