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Address: 345 S Airport Apron, Wendover, UT 84083
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Major Role in World II - Interesting Museum to Visit - Historic Wendover Airfield

Even though this was our first visit to the Historic Airfield Wendover, we found it easy to find. There is a sign pointing to it from the major highway in town; as well as one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Even though this was our first visit to the Historic Airfield Wendover, we found it easy to find. There is a sign pointing to it from the major highway in town; as well as one could see the air strip on our drive through town. There is also information on how to find it at the Visitor Center. Its historic... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

It is a shame that this place is falling by the wayside. This place could have so much potential . It is hard to find due to a lack of signage, once you get to the place you are on your own finding the museum. There are 3 or 4 building that look like one good gust of wind could... More 

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Provo, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Because the airbase was handed off to the state of Utah by the feds, and then by the state of Utah to the county, too little has been done to maintain this historic airfield. The museum is definitely worth visiting. They have a nine-minute video that gives a good overview of the airfield and how important it was during World... More 

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Springville, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Interesting if you're into history. It's where the first atomic bomb was assembled. There were many artifacts dating back to that era. There was also a short film about WWII, and the development of the bomb.

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North Sioux City, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It is a work in progress. Rebuilding the structures that have diminished over the decades. All the information shared as to what our parents and grandparents did in the past thru the Air Force and prepareing for that fateful day.

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Alpine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Remember this is where the tested for the atomic bomb during WWII. lots to see and we never stop learning. Wendover has lots of history.

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This was a nice break from the casinos. Learned a lot about the Army Air Base Wendover. They have a small and quaint museum/gift shop. At this time they have NO aircraft, except an gutted out plane that was used to film "Con Air". They are working on trying to get aircraft, and renovate the hangers and other buildings. It... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

upon arrival at airport they had much history posted all over the walls and it was all very interesed it is a very small airport

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Yeah, a visit to the Wendover airfield means experiencing the atmosphere of the cold war and the 50's/60's atomic developments. It's mostly deserted, but if you like post-war industrial design, it's a must to visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Was fortunate to stumble on this little piece of history.. Hard to believe something so great started so close to home. Landed in a small plane here.. Very quaint and efficient airport.

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Address: Address: 345 S Airport Apron, Wendover, UT 84083
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wendover

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