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National Aviation Hall of Fame

Address: 1100 Spaatz St, Dayton, OH 45433
Phone Number: (937) 256-0944
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Ranked #4 of 25 Attractions in Dayton
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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West Carrollton, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I find it odd, that this has it's own listing since it's inside the Air Force museum, but this is definitely a hidden treasure. We didn't explore it until recently and I'm glad we did. They have many interactive exhibits and a lot of cool things that I didn't know about. Overall a pretty cool place.

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is inside the National Air Force Museum. ...odd it has its own entry on TripAdvisor. Very cool interactive things for kids...and some history for adults

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

United states Air force museum. 3 football field size Hangar's with 4th being built. Aircraft from the wright brothers to present day. A lot of artifacts. well worth the visit. Take tour over to the air force base and visit the Presidential Planes Kennedy's 707 and experimental aircraft.

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Columbus, Ohio
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A DISMAL AND DREARY DAY IN OCTOBER We had been to the USAF Museum several times and decided we'd try something new in Dayton, so we looked up "Things to Do" and found this. Well, I didn't get the address, since I figured there would be big Brown History/Culture Signs along the highway to guide us. Well, I was right... More 

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Fuentealbilla, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place is fantastic!! Not only shows the history of aviation, but has numerous other displays. You could spend a week and probably not see everything. Definitely a must on any trip to Dayton!!

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Los Angeles, California
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962 reviews 962 reviews
503 attraction reviews
444 helpful votes 444 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This museum is inside the Museum of the Air Force at WPAFB. It is free. It is also a stop on the Aviation Trail (get your free passport at the Museum's information desk and have it stamped here. You need 7 stamps to get a Wilbear Teddy Bear.) Excellent displays about aviation and plaques honoring HoF members. Don't miss the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have to admit it was not my idea to go to this museum. My husband and son, both being mechanical engineers, wanted to go. I decided to tag along at the last minute. I am so happy that I did! This place is a real gem with a wonderful staff-- many of them volunteers! It doesn't matter what your... More 

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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very well organized, educational for all ages. Charts, pictures, descriptions, staff, information is all available. Very friendly and the food court is excellent.

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is part of a bigger must see museum. If you have time it is a good little side trip but not a main attraction the Aircraft in the adjoining museum.

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Warren, MI
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120 reviews 120 reviews
22 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Contained within the USAF Museum, this attraction highlights the aviation achievements of the greatest military and civilian aviators. The area is well laid out with simulators adding to the attraction. Worth looking in on.

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