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Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum

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Address: 500 Forrestal Road, Rio Grande (City for Gps), Cape May, NJ 08242
Phone Number: +1 609-886-8787
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Very cool!! Totally unexpected. Planes look great.

Wow. This place is a gem. The site is very unique and has a great history. The staff was incredibly friendly too. The website just doesn't do the place justice as there are more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Wow. This place is a gem. The site is very unique and has a great history. The staff was incredibly friendly too. The website just doesn't do the place justice as there are more planes on site than you expect. Most of the time I see these older planes they are rundown shells, but these planes have the seats, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I've been coming to Cape May for years and had no idea this place existed. I knew the week we were coming down would not be the best weather and with two teenagers found the perfect place that mixed history and planes very nicely.

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Cooperstown, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was a fun stop for the whole family. The men enjoyed looking at the planes, and there was plenty to keep the kids entertained. This is a very hands on place, and it was worth the visit.

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South Dennis, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We take the grand children when ever we can they enjoy seeing all the displays but some of the interactive displays have been out of order for a while, I really wish they would fix them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I took my daughter to visit friends in Cape May, NJ over her spring break- since NJ schools are on a different spring break schedule than NY -my friend (who works at a school and her teenage kids had to go to school We were talking about the weather for the next day (it was supposed to be rainy) Stacie... More 

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NASW_Aviation_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Allison, Thank you so much for the kind words! We are glad you made NASW a stop during your trip to Cape May & hope you'll be back to see us again soon! We love making new friends! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

There are many historical aircraft to look at up close. Very friendly staff to answer any questions.

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NASW_Aviation_Museum, Social Media at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and also for taking the time to write your nice review about the museum! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We have summer place in Wildwood, and we go a few times each summer whenever the weather is not cooperative for fishing or the beach. It is great to see all the old planes and equipment, and everyone is always willing to tell you more about anything you want to discuss.

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Andover, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was quite an experience. Yoiu don't realize how big these jets, planes & helicopters are until you stand next to them. Some of the helicopters are actually quite small. This is an educational but fun place to take the kids. Adults will enjoy it also. With the hanger doors open it is quite breezy so bring a jacket in... More 

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NASW_Aviation_Museum, Social Media Manager at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting the museum and also for your nice comments about your visit. Please come again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It was SNOWING on the morning of March 20, 2015, our only full day in Cape May, but I knew I wanted to see the planes because our son flies C-130s for the Navy, so we drove up, and the people in the museum couldn't have been friendier. A man welcomed us immediately, told us they weren't open but that... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great place to take the kids. Other than the new Coast Guard "Fly the Plane" the other interactive exhibits are either broken or in terrible condition. I know they are maintained by volunteers and they are short of funds but thought I would mention it.

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NASW_Aviation_Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for the input, and for taking time to review your trip to the museum. I am sorry that your recent visit fell below your expectations. We do operate as a non-profit foundation, we are not funded by the military or Federal Government, so the peak season provides funding for the restoration work, exhibit repairs & renovations... More 

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