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Address: 11 Museum Drive, Reading, PA 19605
Phone Number: 610 372-7333
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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WW2 Weekend Awesome

While the museum on any ordinary day is a nice visit, the WW2 weekend in June is spectacular. It is held the first weekend in June every year, check their website to be certain... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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PHOENIXVILLE
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

While the museum on any ordinary day is a nice visit, the WW2 weekend in June is spectacular. It is held the first weekend in June every year, check their website to be certain. This weekend has it all: Many WW2 vintage aircraft from B17s to spitfires, tons of flying aircraft. But above the air show there are about 2,000... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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258 reviews 258 reviews
42 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I am not a history buff and I enjoyed this so much! My autistic son loves WWII planes and he was in his glory here. Our guide, Ron (I hope that was his name), was great! He gave us a lot of great information. There is a lot to see and a lot of information that will "wow" you. This... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We loved this event! I wish I had heard about it before. My father is a WWII Army Air Corp veteran and he was touched and thrilled by the detail of this venue. We did not like that the location was not given a clear address so it was difficult to locate the first night we went. However, the rest... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Reading Air Museum has some very interesting aircraft. Some in great shape, some not. However, there are aircraft here that you just don't see almost anywhere else, such as a P-61, a Lockheed P2V, various trainers, helicopters, etc. Inside, there are engines, light aircraft, etc. What makes this place very interesting are the volunteers, who are exceptionally informed. Many... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The museum is worth it alone to see the reconstructing of a P-61C "Black Widow" which will be flyable. Come during the WWII days, held near June 6 to see re-enactors, fly-in aircraft, and displays, plus "recreations" of the 1940's.

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great place to visit any time of the year, but nothing beats their WWII weekend in June. It's like being at a WWII airfield. Mock combat, displays, and of course all the WWII planes. Felt like I was in The Memphis Belle movie. Well worth the price!

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Baldwin, New York
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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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