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American Airlines CR Smith Museum

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Address: 4601 Highway 360, Fort Worth, TX 76155
Phone Number: 817-967 -560
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Children's Exhibits are Worth the Visit

A museum that interests children is a rare find in a suburban area, but the C.R. Smith is one we're fortunate to have in the H-E-B area (where Fort Worth meets Euless). Exhibits... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Bedford, Texas
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Bedford, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A museum that interests children is a rare find in a suburban area, but the C.R. Smith is one we're fortunate to have in the H-E-B area (where Fort Worth meets Euless). Exhibits geared toward children rotate through the year, so it's good to check the schedule. Our kids enjoy getting inside the big DC-3, learning about the controls with... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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70 reviews 70 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I've been to this museum many times in the past. I've always loved it. Actually, I love just about everything to do with planes. After all, we used to live in the Dallas-Forth Worth area and I retired from American Airlines. This museum lays out the history of the airline. It's fun to visit and there are many things to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
59 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

This smallish museum is probably not a must see but interesting regarding the history of aviation and american airlines.

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Sydney, Australia
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43 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Museum is located right next to American Airlines' training facility and can be accessed by all (note opening days). The museum boosts a good display of the journey and history of American Airlines' and all the airlines that merged to become American Airlines. The centre piece of the display is a DC-3 aircraft that operated for AA previously and the... More 

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Kerrville, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

There are so many displays that you can hang out for several hours. They also have traveling displays that change often so each visit is different. The uniforms and aircraft is cool (a little smelly). My 8 year old and my 15 year old both had fun, which is hard to do!

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Lewisville, Texas
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222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This museum near DFW very completely covers the history of American Airlines, one of the first commercial airlines, and thus much of the history of commercial aviation. Detailed exhibits of the many airplanes, and each facet of what it takes to run an airlines, one can get a much greater appreciation of commercial airlines and American Airlines in particular. There... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

When I worked for American Airlines (ticket counter and cargo ) for two years, I visited the exhibits here...a nice visit, very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Wonderful museum rich in heritage. Great family outing. Convenient outing for those in DFW area or on a long layover!!!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We really enjoyed the CR Smith American airlines aviation museum. There is a lot of interactive things to do here and one of American's first passenger planes. (DC-9)

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Plano, Texas
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We took our three kids (9, 11, and 13) here for a couple of hours. We all enjoyed it, although my younger two liked the traveling exhibit, which was similar to a children's museum (little grocery store, etc.) better than the main airplane exhibit. I enjoyed the museum the most. The DC-3 was interesting and I really liked the wind... More 

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