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Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

7711 East Academy Blvd., Denver, CO 80220
(303) 360-5360
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Ranked #27 of 141 Attractions in Denver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums, Science Museums, Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum is located within the former Hangar 1 (Building 401) on land that was part of Lowry Air Force Base.  The... more »
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you love old planes and history, then you will like this place. Took my family and we looked around for about 2 1/2 hours and would of stayed longer, but they were starting to set up for an event. Clean hanger and well maintained. Very friendly staff, probably a lot of volunteers and veterans. Man, that B-52 out front... More

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Akron, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place is not a big one, but it has many air crafts (models or real, I don't know) that were used during the wars and other general air crafts. If you are really interested in knowing the history of aerospace, this place is for you.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

fun and exciting for all ages plus educationial. staff very helpful. easy access & signs to make it more explanatory.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went with family, as this was on my uncle's list. There were a lot of different aircraft, mostly those formerly used by the U.S. military. Although I am not usually a huge fan of this type of museum, the sheer size of some of the aircraft was impressive to see. You can walk right up to almost all the... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This was on my son's must see list and it did not disappoint. The boys loved the aircraft and the girls loved the displays of Colorado aviation history. It was nice that there were sofas spread throughout so if you were tired of looking at planes, you could take a little rest. sort of out of the way so the... More

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Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This museum was amazing. A huge hanger with real war planes. My husband and I loved it and were in awe of all the planes. He loves history. Check web site before going as they do sponsor a lot of events here. Its amazing to see the rockets in space and how they were made and designed. A must see... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Wings over the Rockies has a very good collection of aircraft and space vehicles with some very good information posted. You'll want to have time to read through the displays so give yourself a couple hours.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Wings over the Rockies is a museum of war planes and Coloradan Astronauts. Housed in one of the last standing hangers of Lowery Air force Base, the museum has something for everyone. The guys and kids will love it, but f your female companions are not into this sort of thing, can be boring for them. Also check with the... More

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Elk Mound, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My family decided to go to this attraction a few days before we went. When we got there, we found out that the museum was closed to the public because of a private event. The staff at the desk let us in to see the planes for a much cheaper fee and we couldn't go near the event. The planes... More

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Cary, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We came here when visiting family. It was an alright museum of old war planes. It was of more interest to the guys, but the females in the group were a little less interested. The "space" section was very limited & focused on local astronauts. It is not air conditioned & when we visited in was unseasonably warm weather. Volunteers... More

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