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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

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Address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler, GA 31322
Phone Number: 912-748-8888
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force preserves the stories...
The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force preserves the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to present.
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Worth taking a look at it!!

I just loved it but you MUST follow the map that they give you at least until you finish #3...it is awesome!! I was deeply touched by the stories that were told and I got to read... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Ottawa,ON
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I just loved it but you MUST follow the map that they give you at least until you finish #3...it is awesome!! I was deeply touched by the stories that were told and I got to read documents of surrender and to see the pictures of the happy faces!! It was also touching to read about the reunions after the... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina, Usa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I love WWII Aviation History and it was great that out hotel was across the parking lot from the museum. We arrived at 09:30 (they open at 09:00) and were greeted by very knowledgeable and friendly staff. The tour is self guided and you can take your time enjoying the many movies / videos of the 8th Air Corp in... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

this museum while for the mighty eighth, really covers the entire conflict as it starts prewar, battle of britain,pearl harbour etc. The 2 bombers are in excellent condition and while the 2 fighters need work are in reasonable condition for being outside . cost of entering is cheap for the amount of time we stayed .

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Lafayette, La
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This does a great job of telling the real story of the air war over Europe. Many thanks to Mr. Paul C. Grassey for telling us his first hand experience as a participant in the B-17 raids over Germany and his service to our Country!

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San Francisco, CA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

It's a surprisingly large and comprehensive exhibit devoted to the successes and tragedies of the air force that operated out of England to bomb the European continent. Films, experiences, oral histories, a few small fighter planes, and one enormous B-17 in the flesh!

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Orlando, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Stopped with my best friend and her 8 year old daughter. It was more than we expected. Driven past this place many times on I-95 and you don't realize what a hidden gem it is! All the exhibits are to notch. They have a few folks who flew with the Mighty Eighth there to talk with visitors, although the numbers... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is a wonderful museum about very important events in American History. It is a self guided tour with interactive displays that make you feel like you are there in that time. Take advantage of listening to the preppie that work there. They have a lot to share.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went there to fill a rainy morning and thought we'd be a little bored - nope! This is a fantastic museum. The three-video series makes you feel like you've gone back and visited a bomber crew in 1942, and makes all the exhibits really hit home. Highly recommend.

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Jesup, Georgia
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194 reviews 194 reviews
103 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I have been to this museum three times. The first time I came here I decided that I must bring my history class (I'm a teacher) even though I really hate field trips. It turned out to be a great day for my classes. Later, I brought my parents. So.. I can say that this museum is great for everyone... More 

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Heber Springs
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great museum. Several static aircraft displays, some newsreels and videos. Had a very good guide who shared some little-known facts about the bomber crews. Always thankful for the men and women who served during WWII and are passing away by the thousands each year; this museum highlights their accomplishments and sacrifices. Highly recommend for everyone. $10.00 general admission but some... More 

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