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Corning Airport and National Wartime Museum

Corning, NY
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Ranked #11 of 14 attractions in Corning
Description: Volunteers painstakingly restore the aircraft for this museum, which currently has 27 models dating back to World War II.
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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

A gem that is hidden away. Occasional air shows but the museum has great displays and is mall enough to really explore the history there. Take the kids.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

At the moment, closed while moving, but this is generally a pretty good little airplane museum. They mostly have a mix of 50s, 60s and 70s military aircraft, a lot is US Navy, including a F-14 Tomcat (top-gun), as well as a Mig-21 (Vietnam era Russian). A couple of unusual ones are replicas, a late WWII German Jet Fighter (Heinkel... More

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Toronto
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91 reviews 91 reviews
17 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

The museum is currently being moved to a new space. They have a temporary set up in a building with ver very little in it. (2 aircraft). The other 20 planes are in some storage area. The real "burn" is that they still charge you admission! A donation system would have been better. After pauimg the $, we asked where... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2003

My family stopped here on the way to Corning Glass. You can walk thru the display yourself, but I would call first and find out when the tours are as you will learn a lot more and be able to see the restoration area. And there is a plane to climb on and sit in for those who just have... More

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