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Air Mobility Command Museum

1301 Heritage Rd, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, DE 19902
302-677-5938
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Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Dover
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums
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... more » 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Took my 7&8 year old boys there and they had a blast! It was my first time there also. Volunteers are wonderful and super kid friendly. Will definitely fo back!

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Sicklerville, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Since my DD, SIL & GS live on Dover AFB, when we came to visit them we all went over to the museum for the afternoon. Every third Saturday the museum has all of the planes in the outdoor exhibit open to climb into. Its a great museum for plane buffs and kids. Our GS just loves the place. The... More

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Greenwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The planes are what you are attracted to when you enter. The volunteers make it a very interesting visit. The volunteer guides that we guided by were very knowledgeable and extremely interesting. The amount of work and effort restoring and maintaining the various aircraft indicates that this museum is a labor of love. When visiting Dover Delaware a visit to... More

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Dover, DE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had a car to show at Wheels and Wings.. Del Rods Car Club always put on a great show. Have been in two of the shows, this year and last year. Had a great time and the weather this year was fantastic. Always a great time, the museum staffers are great.

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Dartmouth, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was all new to me, but I could tell the array of planes on display was a big deal, both in terms of the number of planes and the type of planes. I particularly liked the interpretive displays showing how the Air Force planes were used for many humanitarian missions, including supplying the city of Berlin with supplies by... More

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Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The air museum has a beautiful display of Airforce aircraft. Dating back to the early 1960's. Very interesting museum for airplane enthuisiasts. Must see....!

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Ocean BEach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Like many, I've driven by this museum many times on my way to Virginia Beach, while on a business trip I actually had the time to stop. As you drive down the entrance road, off in the distance you see the rudder of a C-5A above the roof line and realize there is something special around the next curve in... More

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I've passed by this museum many times travelling to and from the Delaware beaches. Today my wife and I stopped and had a very enjoyable visit. The main exhibits in the hanger (in my opinion) were the C-47 and the B-17. There are interactive exhibits that are accessible to children. The volunteers are very friendly and helpful; one of the... More

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Atlantic, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our guide was very knowledgable about each plane. Lots of planes to see and many you can enter. We don't know much Air Force history, but enjoyed the whole experience. There is also a nice gift shop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were short on time but found the planes very interesting. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. My husband was more interested than me but I enjoyed it.

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