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Address: 7016 SE Forbes Avenue, Forbes Field, Topeka, KS 66619-1444
Phone Number: 785-862-3303
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description: A collection of military aircraft, a re-created German P.O.W. barracks...
A collection of military aircraft, a re-created German P.O.W. barracks, aircraft engines and aviation memorabilia spanning World War I to the space shuttle program are on display at this museum tailor-made for flight enthusiasts.
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Inexpensive. We spent two full hours. The kids 11 and 8 checked out everything in the two hangers and outside. They enjoyed the flight simulator and being able to see everything... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Lenexa, Kansas
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Inexpensive. We spent two full hours. The kids 11 and 8 checked out everything in the two hangers and outside. They enjoyed the flight simulator and being able to see everything close up. Kids have to stay spatially aware, especially around the aircraft, to not get any doinks. The historical displays are well done. The only criticism I have is... More 

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New Jersey
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Since we were close by this attraction we decided to stop in. It's comprised of a couple of airplane hangars full of airplanes and helicopters used in various wars. It was very hands on. We were able to step up and touch many of the aircraft as well as explore the interior of a few of them. We spent about... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This museum is filled with airplanes to the point that in the 2nd hangar, it is a bit hodge-podge. The presentation in the first hangar is more enjoyable, but fun treasures in both! The visual and reading displays are done well. My husband was quite jealous to not be along as we saw some Russian MiG's. If you live anywhere... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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210 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This one is a sleeper. Great place to take growing kids as well as adults. Lots of history and a great view of our 'in the air' past

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Bismarck
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I did not know what to expect as this was another oh what is this place stop. I was very glad I stopped. They have a great display of aircraft that was displayed in a very photogenic style. While I only planned to stay about an hour, that hour turned into three hours. One hangar is not heated so be... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I took my son here over Spring Break. We both enjoyed the museum. The amount of memorabilia is amazing. The planes, helicopters and assorted military vehicles are incredible. There is a lot to see and the history contained in those two hangers is really worth the visit. It is run by volunteers who are very welcoming and knowledgeable. To make... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

What a great place. The amount to view is astounding. Go and visit all of these static displays. You will be very surprised. Location is great and the parking is great. If you love history and historical aircraft, this is a place you should not miss.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This museum was huge with an incredible amount of restored airplanes ranging from a Messerschmitt to a Voodoo. You can tour the restoration hanger as well. Great museum, a must see if you are in Topeka and like aircraft.

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Missouri
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

All types of air craft inside two hangers. They had a transport helicopter,the biggest helicopter I've ever seen. I found it very interesting but my husband spent three & a half hours looking at these air craft.

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Topeka, Kansas
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I just went here with my sons preschool class and they all loved it. We also try to go at least once a year as a family. There are lots of planes with steps to the cockpit, a full sized plane outside and transport helicopter inside you can go in. There are two hangers full of planes, helicopters, and other... More 

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Additional Information about Combat Air Museum

Address: Address: 7016 SE Forbes Avenue, Forbes Field, Topeka, KS 66619-1444
Phone Number: 785-862-3303
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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