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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

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Address: 1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433
Phone Number: 937 255 3286
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Picnicking, Shopping

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This is a must see if you are in Ohio. So much history and a really fun time. Easy to get to but does require a full day to truly experience it all. Friendly and helpful staff at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Troy, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a must see if you are in Ohio. So much history and a really fun time. Easy to get to but does require a full day to truly experience it all. Friendly and helpful staff at every turn.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was a very good museum. We ended up spending about 3 hours there but you could easily spend an entire day.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So much history and information past and present along with displays you could never Imagine. Truly this museum cannot be bested.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So much to see, it could take several days. Or, with children, you can see the iMax movie and just wander among the planes afterwards. Really a well-designed exhibition of aircraft and everything related, including excellent "war stories."

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is a great place to visit if one likes airplanes and history. It starts with the beginning of flight, and goes up to the Missile and Space Gallery. It is even better than the Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC! Take at least two days to see it all. We tried to do it in one, and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is massive. It would take several days to really see all of it. It is well arranged with each hanger covering a different time period starting with the first planes/WWI and ending with rockets. My husband likes to read each display so we quickly abandoned him in the WWI section. We spend several hours exploring the exhibits. Although... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is one of those places, where every age group of people will enjoy the visit. I am glad to visit is place with one if my friend, who knew a lot about the air force history and planes. Currently there is 3 hanger open to visitor and a separate hanger for presidential planes, which can be accessible through a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Most people think that the mecca of aircraft is the Smithsonian Air and Space in Washington D.C. Wrong. This is that mecca. The collection of aircraft here is A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.!! From the SR-71 Blackbird, to JFK's SAM 26000 "Air Force One" jet, some of the most high profile aircraft, with some outstanding back stories are located here. Make sure to check... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Good time for everyone in the family. The collection is good and the museum well maintained. Moreover, its free!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Drove here from Cincinnati whilst visiting for a friends wedding and I had the most wonderful afternoon here. So much to see, plenty for all ages too. The fact it's free is a bonus, it is by far the best museum I visited during my trip to the US this summer. Only after I had been round did I realise... More 

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Additional Information about National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Address: 1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433
Phone Number: 937 255 3286
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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