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Frontiers of Flight Museum

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Neighborhood: Northwest Dallas-love Field
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Address: 6911 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75235
Phone Number: 214 350 1651
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This museum memorializes the pioneers of flight, from the 1920s and 30s...
This museum memorializes the pioneers of flight, from the 1920s and 30s, through World War II and up to the jet and rocket age of today. The museum also showcases the Dallas/Fort Worth area, known today as the Aviation Capital of the World, played in aviation history.
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Wonderful museum!!

Spent three hours here and all three were spent enraptured by the presentations and displays. The staff was amazingly knowledgable and helpful. It being a Tuesday afternoon it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Spent three hours here and all three were spent enraptured by the presentations and displays. The staff was amazingly knowledgable and helpful. It being a Tuesday afternoon it was quiet (which I prefer anyway) but that also afforded me my own personal guide giving me an overview of the facility. I wish all museums were like this. The only point... More 

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Ewing, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I learned a lot about the Hindenburg. I didn't realize anyone survived that crash. "Uncle Sam Wants You!" and other posters was a trip down memory lane. Good info on the beginning of flight.

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I visited over spring break with my children, ages 4-12. They had some extra activities for the spring breakers, such as using computer flight simulators, experimenting with wind tunnels, and paper airplanes. We met a wonderful period-character, Orville Wright, who gave the kids an interesting and memorable "first-hand" account of his and Wilbur's history making plane/flights. There is a cute... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a really neat museum at Love Field Airport. Lots of cool planes and displays. Kids would love it, even the grown ones.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I went here for a charity event it is such a nice place. I would recommend it to anyone who likes airplanes. There is also lots of history stuff for the kiddos to learn and enjoy

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Clinton, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Spent a little time here with my 13 year old son and found a couple very interesting exhibits, especially the POW experience. They had a good bit of information but some of it just seemed dated. The docents were very nice and helpful. It was not a bad way to spend an hour or so out of some Texas midday... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

The museum is certainly not very big or fancy, but they have a decent setup with some interesting artifacts and airplanes. Even some space related stuff, like a space suit you can actually touch and a Apollo capsule. They have a selection of "first days of flight" planes and then a few rare planes, helicopters and missiles from more modern... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My husband loves everything to do with aviation, so we were thrilled to find this exhibit. We were greeted by 4 elderly volunteers, all anxious to tell us about the museum - their enthusiasm was very sweet. Because of that, I would love to give this place a glowing review ... But, truly I cannot. There are way too many... More 

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Dallas, Tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Enjoyed my recent visit to the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas. The Museum setting is within a hangar near Love Field. It was fitting to hear the sounds of planes landing/taking off while learning the history of flight, from it's primitive beginnings to space travel and everything in between. So many items on display, very informative, I definitely learned... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The history of Southwest Airlines is well done, and actually inside of a plane! Also numerous exhibits of Apollo 7. My father would have loved to go here.

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