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The Florida Air Museum at Sun 'n Fun

4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, FL 33807
863-644-0741
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Ranked #13 of 24 attractions in Lakeland
Type: Specialty Museums
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Huntsville, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great time if if love aviation, Owner Mr Weeks pilot of my fav bird P51 gave a talk and even flew this awesome plane for all of his visitors, the sites were great, highly recommend !

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Bartlett, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is a great attraction for the family that tells the history of aviation all over the world as well as the United States and Florida. They have many exhibits and interactive flight simulators. It is fun for young and old alike. the prices are also reasonable.

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Nokomis, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Our family visited this past weekend. Our 2 yr old twins loved it because as soon as we got out of the car, there were half a dozen airplanes they could walk up to and touch. It's not too often a toddler can reach up and touch the bottom of an airplane. Outside was a F-14, a big 727 FedEx... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Easy to get to but previous advertising sites showed prices had increased considerably. Still well worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We flew up to Lakeland and had breakfast at what was the Runway Grill. Afterwards we had taxied over to the museum and paid $10 (kids under 5 free) to get in. The museum is small but interesting with simulators, planes and stuff for the kids to climb on. I enjoyed reading the exhibit on Howard Hughes.

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Naples FL
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21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My brother and I looked for something to see during a hot afternoon in Lakeland, before attending a Fly Tigers minor league baseball game (Class A farm team of the Detroit Tigers). We went to the "air conditioned" Florida Air Museum and were pleasantly surprised by the size of this public exhibit and the amount of aviation history that adorns... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Surprising number of vintage aircraft for a little museum at the end of the road. Lots of Florida air history too. Right at the airport which hosts the Sun n fun fly in. You are also allowed to go into hangars where they are refurbishing old planes, which I found really nice. They also have some of the more bizarre... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This is a Florida Must See. Such an appreciation for flying and the history. Interactive. Plus it's a lil' bit of old Florida around this area, Lakeland, Florida or Polk County. I would advise you to check out the entire area.

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Madison, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This isn't exactly Oshkosh, but you would enjoy the history as you walk through the various examples of airplanes. We went on an off day so there was virtually no one around...which actually made it even nicer for us in a way. One odd thing was that when we walked into the hangar, got inside via the wide-open hangar door,... More

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Gainesville, FL
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Wonderful collection of vintage aircraft spanning a century many of which were experimental and/or racers spanning a century Interesting collection of aircraft spanning a century many of which were one offs. The museum is laid out nicely and the exhibits well curated. Especially worth seeing is the Howard Hughes exhibit which includes his custom flight suit as well as one... More

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