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Palm Springs Air Museum

745 N Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262
+1 760-778-6262
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Ranked #3 of 63 attractions in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums, Educational Sites
Traveler Description: The Palm Springs Air Museum is the Home of One of the Nation's Largest Collection of World War II Flying Aircraft diplayed in Modern, Well Lighted... more »
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San Diego, California, Usa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

If you like allot of modern art then this is the place, if you like more traditional art then I wouldn't spend my money.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We went to entertain our son and all loved it. The planes are magnificent, you can walk through some. The flight simulator was realistic and model planes were accurate. The volunteers all have experience with planes and have their own interesting stories to tell. It's amazing to walk through US history and reflect on all our US soldiers continue to... More

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Valatie, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We have been to many of these type of museums, and this was top notch. The planes inside & out were fantastic. I wouldn't suggest going though as we did in summer, HOT was an understatement, inside the hangars & out. But it was well worth it.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you have any interest in military aviation history, you must go here. Docents are wonderfully knowledgeable and collection is superb. The flight simulators are neat and the staff very helpful.

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Redondo Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

what a wonderful museum for anyone interested in airplanes! the even have bob hopes old golf cart shaped like his head ... wonderful exhibits that will keep you there for hours.

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My kids love airplanes and this museum had lot to offer for them: various planes and open cockpits, flight simulation lessons, artifacts and etc. Loved it

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Fountain Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Fantastic display of aircraft and interesting storyboards on battles and individuals. Talking with the docents, who were actual combat pilots, was a great experience!!!

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dallas, texas
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97 reviews 97 reviews
13 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Museum is located next to the PS airport. They have some great plans from previous wars. They also have a few planes that you can tour for a small fee that goes towards renovation of another plane. They have many people waling around to answer questions and tell you their stories of war. We met a WWII vet. Great... More

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Arizona
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186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We loved the museum. Whenever possible and if there is an air museum we try to hit them anywhere we may be. The planes here are nicely displayed and well restored. There were many volunteers to pass along their tales and stories of the planes. The day of our visit there was a memorial being held for a long time... More

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Palm Springs, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A must stop for Aviators, and anyone interested in History. This unique flying museum, has planes from both the European and Pacific theaters . Unlike many museums, at this one you can get up close and personal with the Aircraft, as they are not roped off. A very nice Gift Store is available, with all kinds to things to tempt... More

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