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The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks

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Address: 2305 East Kearney, Springfield, MO 65803
Phone Number: (417) 864-7997
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Description: History from all branches of the service and many other items can be...
History from all branches of the service and many other items can be viewed. We are all volunteers and will help young people learn and get hands on with some of the equipment. Come and see what we have, it will surprise you.
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Military museum worth seeing!

Very interesting and the price was very reasonable. The staff were great with my nieces and got them involved in a couple of the displays.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Jakylo
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very interesting and the price was very reasonable. The staff were great with my nieces and got them involved in a couple of the displays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

The Unimpressive exterior hides a gem of military information on the inside. There are lots of artifacts to look at and restored military vehicles in the back room. There's a jeep, plane, and helicopter your kids can get in. My 4 year old loved it. FYI, no credit/debit machines so take your cash.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Had a blast in this little place. The guide Tom was very informative. This place is a must for military history buffs. Get your kids off the video games and take them for a fun adventure they won't forget!

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SgtDonna, Public Relations Manager at The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to our Museum. We are so glad you and your children had a great time. We may be small but the back section is what most people really love. THANK YOU AGAIN and thanks for putting a review on here. Please go to our Facebook page too. More 

Nixa, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Refurbished military vehicles, uniforms, displays, and information about local citizen soldiers. Staff helpful. worth the nominal admission fee.

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SgtDonna, Public Relations Manager at The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and YOUR VISIT! We are always trying to up date our items and keep the history of our country going. Please come back. Thank you again. More 

House Springs, Missouri
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This small museum sits in a strip mall. When you pull in, you wonder if it's worth stopping for. It is. Inside there are many displays. Quite a few are "hands on". Especially fun for the kids. There are communication machines for them to try out, and a flight simulator. The back room has trucks, ambulances, helicopters, etc. The "vets"... More 

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SgtDonna, Public Relations Manager at The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to our Museum. We all are volunteers and try our best to please everyone. We are so glad you enjoyed the visit. Yes, we don't look like much from the outside but take a 1/2 hour and step into our world and you will enjoy it (WE HOPE)! Thanks for coming by. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place has a lot to see! I took four little ones and they enjoyed it as well. I've already had to promise a return visit. We will be back!

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Reeds Spring, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This museum doesn't look like much from the outside, but has lots of interesting exhibits inside. The grandkids were able to sit in a real jet fighter, helicopter, and jeep. Lots of history here, run by knowledgeable volunteers. Worth the visit!

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SgtDonna, Public Relations Manager at The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit, we are very glad you enjoyed our Museum. Thank you also for your rating. You can also follow us on Facebook - there is alot of information and pictures on Facebook which you may enjoy. Please come and see us again if you are in the area. We will have an open house (donation requested)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

For being in a strip mall, this somewhat small non profit was fun and the staff was very nice to our 7 year old. They even let them sit in the helicopter and plane

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SgtDonna, Public Relations Manager at The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our Museum, we are very proud you took the time out to see what we have to offer. We love having children have hands-on with some of the displays. Please come back to see us again. We do birthday parties for children also. Everyone gets a tour and dogtags. It's a really fun thing for them... More 

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17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Don't let the looks of this place discourage you. It is in a strip mall and not impressive at all on the outside. On the inside, however, it is excellent with lots to look at. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and friendly. They have some pretty cool exhibits including pieces of a plane that crashed in France in WWII and... More 

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SgtDonna, Public Relations Manager at The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to the Museum - we are working on the outside of the building and realize it is NOT the best looking. We are run by volunteers and money from admissions and donations. At times it is very hard. We truly hope you enjoyed your visit and viewing the history we have in our Museum. THANK YOU... More 

Springfield, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Very understated from the outside, this museum will surprise you. In a older strip mall along the old highway 66 on the Northeast side of Springfield, it definitely doesn't present a good first impression. But if you have been in the Military and want to revive some memories, or want to show you kids or grand-kids what past life in... More 

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SgtDonna, Public Relations Manager at The Air and Military Museum of the Ozarks, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are trying to up date the outside - since we are all volunteers it is hard to do. We are always looking for some new blood to join us at monthly meetings and activities. We are so glad you visited with us. I was in the 250th Sig Bn NJARNG. THANK YOU. More 

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