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Mid-Atlantic Air Museum

11 Museum Drive, Reading, PA 19605
610 372-7333
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Reading
Type: Specialty Museums
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Baldwin, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The guide Bill was a font of knowledge about the histories of the vintage planes that they acquire and restore to be used at air shows on occasion. Most of the planes were from WWII and one was a plane that was lost in a jungle somewhere and they rescued it and are in the process of restoring it! Thoroughly... More

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were looking for a place to go on a short day trip in PA. We aren't aircraft enthusiasts, but we have a 13 year old so this fit the bill. What a wonderful air museum! First off, this is the only aircraft museum I've been to where a lot of the planes are in flying condition and are flown.... More

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great place if you love flying and air planes. Always fun. I'm 77 years old and had my first sir plane ride there when I was a little boy, have loved flying ever since.

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Our tour guide was excellent. It was only myself and my small family, but he took the time to show us everything he could and tell us all about backstories...paying careful attention to our young son and making sure he was "entertained". The planes are really cool. Some of them are very old, but he boasted that most of them... More

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Bunker Hill
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We're WWII reenactors and "WWII Weekend" gets better every year. I grew up during WWII and the entire setting brings back memories.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Awesome event with something for everyone! Airplanes, re-enactors, swing dancing and support from the home front effort. Meet WWII vets and hear their stories!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum has a WWII weekend each year in June around the anniversary of D-Day. It's a three days of performers, reenactments, convoys and war birds flying. This was my second year and I'm glad to have gone on two separate days. For photographers it's not as crowded on Fridays so it's a good day to walk up... More

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New York City, New York
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I'm a longtime member of the Mid Atlantic Air Museum and finally visited the WWII weekend this year. Excellent experience. While my main reason for joining MAAM is a passion for all things aviation, I was so impressed by the event and had no idea it was so well done. Many dedicated WWII reenactments, including military installations and a glimpse... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum is perhaps a tad smaller than some, but it's jammed packed with aviation history, much of it dating to World War II. Every June the museum sponsores World War II Weekend, attracting people from all over the U. S. Volunteers dress in the military garb of WWII, carry weapons dating to that war, perform battle re-enactments... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews 87 reviews
26 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The yearly World War II weekend is a must for all history buffs. The static airplane displays, the military reenactments, the aerial demonstrations, the recreated villages ad encampments bring to light what the previous generation had to go through. The reconstruction of theP61 Black Widow is a amazing project...it will be the only air worthy one around. The availability of... More

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