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The Florida Air Museum at Sun 'n Fun

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Address: 4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, FL 33807
Phone Number: +1 863-644-0741
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum is the Official Aviation and...
Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum is the Official Aviation and Aerospace Education Center of the State of Florida. Our mission is to honor the past while inspiring the future with state of the art technology. Interactive learning stations for part of the exhibits to educate visitors from al lover the world. STEM based station allows visitors to interact and participate in real world environments that immerse them in the subject and enhance an understanding through hands on applications. Unique areas of interest are the Howard Hughes Archives, Air Racing Simulators, Florida Aviation Hall of Fame, Innovations in Propulsion Exhibit, Pilot Briefing Stations, and over 20 historical aircraft on display.
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If you love airplane, this place has some really cool old planes

This was a wonderful visit. They have a great many cool old planes, engines and there is a small section devoted to the history of Howard Hughes with some of his personal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Waverly, Iowa, United States
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Lake Wales, Fl
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Florida Air Museum at Sun- n- Fun is an evolving place. They are really focusing on improving the guest experience, so if it has been a while since your last visit ... try it again.

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Waverly, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This was a wonderful visit. They have a great many cool old planes, engines and there is a small section devoted to the history of Howard Hughes with some of his personal scrapbooks and writings as well as some of his Hollywood pilot gear that he wore when filming one of his movies. There is interesting history about biplanes and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We decided to stop by here on our way to Mickeyland and stayed the whole day! It was a nice suprise. There were things for the whole family. Nice write up on aviation history in Florida, so much Howard Hughes artifacts that kept me busy for hours while my kids played in the simulators and drew pictures. Lots of very... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Airmuseum are a must for me whilst on holiday, I have visited I guess 100's over the years but always something new to see,this one based on the airfield so lots going on, bet the sun n fun events are well worth the effort, would recommend a visit only a few miles off the I 4 so easy to find

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Okawville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Here's a place where you can see a superior display of aircraft, engines and history. It holds many experimental aircraft and one-of-a-kind planes. Especially interesting are the Navy F2Y Sea Dart and the YF2Y-1 Hyperbipe. A really interesting and informative place to spend an afternoon. Call ahead for special programs and seasonal activities, and you can visit individually or call... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A really absorbing (even to those like my wife not deeply interested in flying) and well presented local museum. Not stuffy or boring - good history of local airport development and aircraft over the years. Not expensive. Good any time or for a rainy day.

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Plant City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A very interesting collection of aircraft and power plants. The cut-away of the jet engines is very enlightening. There are hands on displays and flight simulators. Great for adults and children alike. Spent 3 hours and could have stayed longer!

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Valrico, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I have taken my grandchildren there twice. The facility is made up of several buildings holding displays of aircraft and memorabilia. Besides the main exhibit hall are several hangars with vintage and present day aircraft. Many of the local owners are there and are happy to talk to you. We went by a restoration building and knocked on the door.... More 

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vancouver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We attended this year's airshow and enjoyed our time there. Saw lots of things and enjoyed the friendliness of the workers. I just have a few suggestions for those who are organizing this event. With the weather being so hot for most of the days, the portable washrooms became unbearable to use. There needed to be wash stations at every... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We visited the air museum while attending the annual Sun 'n Fun event. I was greatly surprised how the museum is also set up to entertain little ones. My sons, 7 and 8, enjoyed looking at the many different planes and really enjoyed the interactive set ups. It was hard getting them out of there.

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Address: Address: 4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, FL 33807
Phone Number: +1 863-644-0741
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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