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Fantasy of Flight

Address: 1400 Broadway Blvd SE, Polk City, FL
Phone Number: 863-984-3500
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Polk City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: Central Florida's premier aviation attraction. More than 100 rare vintage aircraft, themed...
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Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: Central Florida's premier aviation attraction. More than 100 rare vintage aircraft, themed immersion experiences, flight simulators, interactive exhibits, tram tour of aircraft maintenance areas, restoration and back lot tours and daily aerial demonstration (weather permitting). Audio tours, Biplane Rides are also available. Wing WalkAir A thrilling outdoor attraction featuring a 600-foot zip line suspended four stories above water and a three-level ropes course complete with 33 midair challenges to be performed while tethered to an overhead line at heights of up to 45 feet.
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is actually really interesting, even if like myself you were dragged round by a bunch of men who prefer to stare at engines and comment at length about torque or something?? I actually had a great fun time here, not as much fun as the men had, but still very interesting all the same. We also paid for... More 

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Moody, Alabama
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went to Fantasy of Flight for the PSP Paintball World Cup. We did not go into the museum at all. But the location was great and the venue was really nice. They handled parking as best as they could. We only had to park in the overflow parking(big pasture about a mile down the road) one day. They did... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

That a wonderful museum! Umbelive flight conditions of these aircrafts! Pure history of the aviation. is amazing! The shorts sunderland, the ford trimotor, P51, Electra, An2, B17 and other classic birds make this museum unique. Is perfect for all the family learning more about planes, history and the world of the aviation. Big facilites and confortable, super nice staff here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

My experience with FOF started my junior year of high school 1998 what an awesome summer job! I learned so much about WWI and II aircraft. For me having the privilege of listening to veterans of those wars were amazing. I'll never forget a gentleman who came in and had seen a corsair for the first time since the war... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What a great shame, really good attraction, really enjoyed previous visits but now it's doors are closed to the public...

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Dwight
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We have visited this attraction a number of times when driving through central Florida. Last year we stayed locally in Lakeland so that we could visit Fantasy of Flight on our way through to the gulf coast, hoping to see a rare example of one of the last flying Mosquito,s in existence.(missed it! they had moved it when we arrived).... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We saw in the paper that it would be closing down for about two years to remodel and expand.Had a great time and even got to talk to Kermit. He has an vision about flight and the resources to build it the way he wants to present it. Will be looking to visit again in about two years.

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I have to be honest, I have not a bad word to say about the fantasy of flight museum based on previous experience. We have visited this attraction once before in 2008 and were absolutely blown away, spent almost the entire day thee and loved every single minute of it. Being one half of an aircraft enthusiast this place is... More 

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Marseille, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

i was there the last wend end before it closes ! it s a fantastic place for aircraft lovers ! sadly, the attraction is closed now but aircrafts are still flying !!!

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West Paris, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

One of the most exciting Aircraft Repositories I have ever been to. The Facilities, exhibits and submersive enviroment all added up to an experience like no other Aircraft Display I have ever been to.

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