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Tennessee Museum of Aviation

135 Air Museum Way, Sevierville, TN 37862
865 908 0171
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Ranked #9 of 39 Attractions in Sevierville
Type: Specialty Museums, Military Museums
Owner description: The Tennessee Museum of Aviation is an independently operated non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to preserving aviation history, maintaining... more » Owner description: The Tennessee Museum of Aviation is an independently operated non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to preserving aviation history, maintaining and exhibiting historical aircraft, advancing aviation education, and to honoring those who have made extraordinary contributions to aviation and aerospace. The Tennessee Museum of Aviation opened in Sevierville on 12/15/2001. The 50,000 sq ft facility is located beside the runway of the Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport (KGKT). Airworthy "Warbirds" are the foundation of our collection, making this a very unique location for visitors to enjoy unscheduled flight demonstrations. Docents are available to assist visitors on a leisurely walk through our 35,000 sq ft hangar, observing a variety of magnificently restored Warbirds and offering a glimpse at some future projects waiting for restoration. We are a "living" museum, therefore our exhibits and aircraft change frequently. Browse the museum's air-conditioned exhibit gallery. A 52 foot "Wave Wall" not only traces aviation history from before the Wright Brothers, it includes the timelines of Military Aviation History and Tennessee Aviation History. « less
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Boutersem, Belgium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Nice display to start with about the evolution of pilot suites. Planes on display aren't overwelming in number but still a great selection. Museum guides are very clear. And with a little luck you get some firsthand stories of how flying these planes was from 'Meathammer'. I really enjoyed it and am glad we found the flyer in a visitor... More

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice if you are a history buff and into aircraft. Very nice facility and staff was friendly. Loved the vintage aircraft.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this place. They are SUPER friendly, it is very interesting and fun, and very affordable. My kids didn't want to leave.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I cannot say enough about this place. They are SUPER friendly, it is very interesting and fun, and very affordable. My kids didn't want to leave.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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140 reviews 140 reviews
84 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is a great place to learn about the incredible men and women who have served our country. The displays are very well done and the aircraft are amazing. The volunteers are so very nice and knowledgeable. It is a pleasure to talk with them. The entrance fee is a little high, but we love this place! There are discounts.... More

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Palatine, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

My husband is an aircraft buff, he thoroughly enjoyed the visit, the staff there are very knowledgable and sooooo friendly! The exhibits are impressive and a lot more aircraft than I expected!

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Canton, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you like history, aviation and exhibits this has it all. Wonderful , thoughtful displays and all present aircraft are operational and mostly WWII vintage. Great views of the Smokies from the tarmac and by no means a small town type exhibit in a well conditioned building.

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Durham, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Very nice museum. Courteous staff. Nice tee shirts. Very nice way to spend a couple of hours. Check it out!

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Duluth, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Must take time out for this event. It costs alot more in NY. I am scared of heights, but this made me get over my fears. total fun.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Our family really enjoyed touring the museum. There is a lot of history there on display. The staff was very nice and helpful. They were available to answer any questions that you have. Definitely would recommend.

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