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Air Mobility Command Museum

Address: 1301 Heritage Rd, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, DE 19902
Phone Number: 302-677-5938
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Dover
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums, Museums
Owner description: Located on the Dover Air Force Base, this museum showcases the history of military aviation...
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Type: Military Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Located on the Dover Air Force Base, this museum showcases the history of military aviation through exhibits and a sizeable collection of planes that have been used throughout history.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We were visiting friends in the area and decided to spend Saturday morning at the museum. My son loves aviation just as much as I do, so this was a no-brainer. Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate for all the displays outside -- it was cold and rainy. However, we still had a great time inside. We really liked the... More 

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JBER, Alaska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a great place to see a wide variety of airlift aircraft and a few fighters. Most of the staff members are volunteers who eagerly share their knowledge and stories and want to hear from the many veterans who visit

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Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

While on our way to VA Beach from Buffalo, we accidentally bumped into this GEM! This is by far the best military museum I've been too, and I never knew it existed. The museum is immaculate, and there's no charge (donations greatly appreciated). Everything was perfect, clean and neat, like all things military. The access is second to none! We've... More 

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wilmington, de
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Great exhibit of all kinds of air transport. There's talk of enlarging the museum outdoors, where there are quite a few aircraft. People who love aviation never get enough of these kinds of museums.

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Dover, Delaware
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I have been to the AMC Museum in Dover, DE several times but this time was with a group and we had the opportunity to see all the planes outside. We had the opportunity to walk through Airforce Two which was the vice presidential airplane. We also walked in to a C5 plane. It was amazing how huge the plane... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You do not need to go on base, and do not need a base pass, to see the Museum. You access it from Rt. 9. Admission is 100% free. All are welcome. My two little boys love airplanes and love this museum. Each time is a different experience as they selectively open a few airplanes per day for the public... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We took our family to see the Museum. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed climbing up into the planes! They also have a great gift shop!

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Dover, Delaware
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

For such an inconspicuous site, the DAFB Air Mobility Command Museum is a small wonder to behold. Its a time capsule into the past for aviation and related memorabilia. Everyone is so nice and willing to share great information. Having a parent who was in three major USA wars, the artifacts I got to see gave me a more visual... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a must see for anyone who is an aircraft enthusiast or a military enthusiast. Make sure you have adequate time to visit both the inside and outside displays. Dover Air Force Base has a long history dating back to WWII. Even if you have been there before, it's worth another look. They have updated there displays.

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Melbourne
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

A fantastic journey into AMC history! Great gift shop, dynamite staff, and an incredible inventory of aircraft & memorabilia. Well worth the stop! Easy access! Private entrance separate form the base.

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