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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
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Ranked #1 of 79 things to do in Dayton
Type: Military museums, Specialty museums, Museums
Activities: Picnicking, Shopping
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Type: Military museums, Specialty museums, Museums
Activities: Picnicking, Shopping
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Spencerville, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I have been here serversl times over the years.....always find something new to me.....the main part is free....... The outside area is a great area yo have a family picnic.......you can spend an hour or a day.......several other less known aviation attractions with in a few miles... I would place it around number five on my list of aviation museums.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and well done. So much to learn here. We go several times a year. Cafe and gift shop.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Might be a little hard to find, however the Museum was jam packed with history in both the presidential and the experimental hanger. If you are passing through Dayton or into Aviation this is the number 1 place to visit. Worth a day trip to go and see.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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132 reviews 132 reviews
51 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

On my most recent trip, I brought 13 Civil Air Patrol cadets to view the museum. Many can't imagine the size of the museum until they actually see it. So many amazing aircraft fully assembled like the B-2, B-52, SR-71 Blackbird, etc. The museum has so much to see and doesn't charge admission. I highly recommend the museum for anyone... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

The National Museum of the Air Force is a must see in Dayton Ohio. Many building, plus a theater, great gift shop, and snack bar as well. And the museum visit is free!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great attraction to visit! Worth the time spent. Informative and interesting. Make plans to visit. You won't regret it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

What a spectacular collection of planes and other aircraft dating back to the very beginning and carrying through to modern day. Get there early to be added to one of the presidential tours, you won't be disappointed by that either. It's hard to express how overwhelming it is to be in the presence of such historic icons and learn about... More 

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Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

...to love this place. The stories for each exhibit are amazing in themselves. Wind tunnel that Orville and Wilbur used to test wing design...an out of control jet that righted itself and glided to a soft landing after the pilot ejected over Alaska. Thousands of more stories... It was always a place we took visiting out of town guests. Oh,... More 

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milw. suburb
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3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I'm admittedly a flying geek, so it's not surprising that I would love this museum, but my wife has no particular interest in planes, but she really enjoyed this first rate experience. There's also a decent hotel right across the street for convenience, and you are only 10-15 minutes from the university of Dayton if you're visiting your student.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Its a good place for family to go too. Very interesting. Its good for all kind of ages. Whether your old, or young, single or married, kids or no kids..

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