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Palm Springs Air Museum

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Address: 745 N Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: +1 760-778-6262
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Description: Rated by CNN as one of the top 14 Air Museums in the World. This facility...
Rated by CNN as one of the top 14 Air Museums in the World. This facility Gives visitors an up-close look at the legendary fighters and bombers of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
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An amazing guide too!

See fascinating airplanes from flying history; and many of the guides/docents are former military pilots with unique stories to share!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Mecca, California
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Mecca, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

See fascinating airplanes from flying history; and many of the guides/docents are former military pilots with unique stories to share!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Good if interested in WW11 aircraft. easy access for both the elderly, seniors and children under 5 .

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Newport pagnell, U.K.
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A very good museum staffed by old veteran volunteers who really are genuinely pleased to give you details of the aircraft and recall their experiences in them

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Did the Tram, did the Air Museum, the grandkids loved both the air museum though won out as far as wanting to go back for a revisit, a little walking involved, a great place to learn and in my case see the WWII aircraft of my youth, certainly well worth the time and the little effort. Great Place!

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Palm Springs, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This gem of a museum is great if you want to see the planes from WWII. The layout is conducive to walking around at a leisurely pace.

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Imperial Beach, California, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This air museum is mostly about WWII. There is a Pacific room and an European room. Lots of actual planes, displays and kiosks that have video to tell the tale of certain events. Would have loved to spend all day reading and watching everything. Very informative and educational.

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Walnut Creek, California, United States
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196 reviews 196 reviews
55 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I've been to quite a few, but both in variety and the detailed information available, this one ranks at the top. You also get a sense of history. The planes are accompanied by newspaper clips and models of ships that planes landed on. You really get a sense of the times with uniforms and all kinds of other side stuff... More 

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138 reviews 138 reviews
30 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The museum is great. The docents are all veterans who are happen to share their knowledge and their experiences. We found this fascinating and will definitely return. The Air Museum is one of our "go to" spots to take visitors. I could spend hours there. The simulator on the second floor is fun! You can fly! We ate in the... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

WOW, what an amazing place to see aircraft up close. I've been to Air and Space in DC, Smithsonian at Dulles and other air museums around the U.S. This one is one of the best. The ancillary memorabilia, weaponry, insignias and other military issue was thoroughly documented with explanations that would interest anyone with even the slightest interest in military... More 

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Irvine, CA
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stopped here late one day when little else was open. The museum has an eclectic collection of vintage aircraft, mostly of WWII vintage. There is a lot of attention paid to historical detail and explaining what the exhibits are. Think the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum (at Dulles Airport) only much smaller. A nice way to spend a couple... More 

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