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American Airlines CR Smith Museum

4601 Highway 360, Fort Worth, TX 76155
817-967 -560
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Ranked #34 of 99 Attractions in Fort Worth
Type: Specialty Museums
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Dallas, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
32 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The museum is ok. They have done a few changes throughout the years. We liked the movie, however, the music on the background was so loud that we could not understand the narrator. There were about 8 people in the auditorium and we all felt the same way.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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36 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is a great place to spend a few hours. During our visit we learned about the history of American Airlines through some very nice exhibits and a short film. The DC3 was interesting to tour as well. The volunteers were very informative and nice to talk to. With the museum being so close to the airport, we were also... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Nice way to spend a few hours learning about American Airlines. They have a DC 3 on display to show you what flying was like back in the beginning. Their timeline of how the company has grow is amazing will all sorts of details. If you have some time before catching your flight out of DFW, visit the American Airlines... More

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Burleson, TX
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It's tough finding affordable places to take kids in the summer. I have known about this museum for a long time but never looked into going until a few days ago. I took my 9 year old son and my mother mostly for a Lego Castle exhibit the museum was hosting. I won't say much about the lego exhibit because... More

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Arlington, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

have been numerous times and always neat to watch the short documentary about how American Airlines got started. Lots of display items to see with the showpiece being an origional DC-3 that you can walk into. They have a small gift shop with t-shirts, model plane kits, etc. There's a very small entrance fee but well worth it. If your... More

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Top Contributor
246 reviews 246 reviews
166 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The museum covered the history of American Airlines from its beginnings as a mail carrier to a jet passenger airliner of modern day. Some of the uniforms were downright ugly but it was fascinating to see how things changed over the years. There was even a DC3 to climb into and see what early air travel was like. A children's... More

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Watertown, New York
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

As a new employee, I very much enjoyed learning the history of the company I am working for. I loved the information and the interactive parts of the museum. The only down side was the old plane honestly smelled HORRIBLE. Like a lavatory.

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Chandler
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great place telling about the start of American Airlines and how I has progressed though the years. Lots of video clips telling a part of the airlines history and many relics accumulated over the years.

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Cartersville, Georgia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
60 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

A must see for anyone who loves to fly. Many hands on activities. Film and historic displays, including flight stewardess uniforms. Actual early airplane for people to see what early flight was like. Photo ops and gift shop. Easy parking,clean restrooms and handicap access. Fun for all ages.

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Dallas, TX
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23 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The museum has artifacts and history exhibits for American Airlines. The largest item is a DC-3 aircraft. The exhibits are nicely presented. The museum is medium-sized - more accurately on the small side of medium. If you are associated with American Airlines or maybe any commercial airline occupation, this should be of interest. I'm not in the airline industry. But... More

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