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Pacific Coast Air Museum

2230 Becker Blvd, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
707-575-7900
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Ranked #7 of 19 Attractions in Santa Rosa
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Oct 11, 2014
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Annapolis
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208 reviews 208 reviews
18 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

As a former Navy guy, I really appreciated this museum and the work the people have put into it to make it so great. There were many aircraft I hadn't seen since the 60's (in person) so getting up close was like visiting an old friend. It really is a super hour to hour and a half time........only $7 for... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We attended the "Wings Over Wine Country" air show. There were plenty of vintage aircraft (many military) that we were allowed to enjoy sitting in and pretend at the controls. The air show itself was magnificent and extensive. There were bi-planes, helicopters, transports, and drones. There were many acrobatic stunts including rolls, dives, wing-walks, and close fly-by maneuvers. A long... More

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Windsor, California, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Climb aboard aircraft like you have seen in the movies and on TV. This is a great facility where you get a hands on experience of aircraft throughout history, There's also a little souvenir store to take home some memories. Staffed by dedicated volunteers I might add.

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Santa Rosa, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a great museum for kids and adults who are interested in classic planes. It's right next door from the Sonoma County Airport (STS) in Santa Rosa.

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160 reviews 160 reviews
6 attraction reviews
402 helpful votes 402 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Its really worth the effort of driving out of Santa Rosa to find this small but interesting collection of mainly military aircraft. The staff, apparently all volunteers, are so enthusiastic and helpful and have lots of interesting tales to relate. The aircraft display is mostly outdoors so go on a sunny day and enjoy a little piece of history

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Santa Rosa, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Lots of static displays of aircraft. Basically you get to walk around the airplanes. It would be nice if they could have an opportunity to get into the cockpits of the planes.

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Denton, Tx
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I'm not an aviation fan but my son is. He LOVED this place (lots of cool real planes to see) and the volunteers that run this (many former military retired folks) really do know what they are talking about. I was surprised by how much more there was to do and learn about than I initially thought. Children and aviation... More

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Southlake, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The museum is self-guided but a must altenrative to winery visits if you are at all interested in aviation history. The staff is friendly. There is a $6 entrance fee but I felt it was going to great use in supporting this local piece of Sonoma aviation history. Little did I know that the airport was a WWII training airfield.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Not necessarily the widest range of planes you'll ever see - lots of 50s & 60s jets; but you can get really close to the planes. Staff are amazingly helpful and passionate about aviation. A must see if you're in the area and a refreshing change from clinical, commercial museums. This is the real thing!

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Windsor, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The museum's offerings are far greater than expected for its location. Best to combine a visit while attending the annual not-to-be-missed air show in August. Exhibits now include one of the 9/11 jet responders.

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