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March Field Air Museum

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Address: P.O. Box 6463, March Air Reserve Base, Riverside, CA 92518
Phone Number: 951 902-5949
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Very Intertesting Museum

My teenage son has always been interested in history, especially WWII, so I took him by the museum in hopes they might have something related to WWII. Which they did, so he was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My teenage son has always been interested in history, especially WWII, so I took him by the museum in hopes they might have something related to WWII. Which they did, so he was he happy. Its a small museum but very intereserting and showed a nice history of the airforce, WWI, WWII and aviation history. After enjoying the indoor museum... More 

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Fort Irwin, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Really nice experience for our family that includes children ages 10-6. Not tons of activities for kids per se (just a few PC based flight simulators) but tons of aircraft and informational displays. Always love to see the amazing SR-71!

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Rialto, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We took our son's to this museum, and had a great time. Lots of parking, and lots of planes to look at. We took our time viewing the planes. My husband was able to tell us about each of the planes. Learned a lot from him, however, there are docents there that will tell you about them as well. Great... More 

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Buckeye, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My 14 year old son and I stopped off here on a very rainy day. It was cold and windy so we took refuge inside the museum. But we really wanted to see the planes, so we braved the elements and paid for the 30 minute tram ride. Despite the wind and rain we had a very good time. The... More 

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Riverside, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I went here with my husband after getting a Groupon. They have some really cool-looking old planes and the tram tour is pretty cool. But, if you don't know much about planes, there's not much appeal. The interior museum is a bit dingy and outdated feeling. I don't think this is a place that I would choose to bring out-of-town... More 

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Captain Cook, Hawaii
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155 reviews 155 reviews
56 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It is not pretty but neither is war. Good to see some great planes on display. It was a long time ago I actually was on the grounds but would like to go again someday.

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

The aviation, space and military history on display is fantastic. They've redone a lot of the exhibits. Walking their flight line givesvyou an up close and personal trip back through military aviation history.

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Riverside, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

If like military planes and history this a great place to spend 2 - 3 hours. Be sure to check out the SR - 71 blackbird in the main hangar. There are also lots of military planes displayed outside. The museum is right by March Air Force base, which is fairly busy with tankers and cargo planes coming and going.... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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309 reviews 309 reviews
179 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Worth a little drive out to see the planes and the museum as displayed here. It is very well done and we spend half a day meandering through the exhibits and videos and walking around the planes. Way to go March!

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Bothell, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

There are new planes and many new exhibits since we were here several years ago. they now have an exhibit Room with Air force uniforms and accessories dating back to WWI as well as a room dedicated to the Space program. You can do a self-guided tour or a tram tour with a docent. Some of our favorites are the... More 

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