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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 24 Attractions 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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New York, New York, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

What an experience seeing the great planes and watching the movie. The entrance fee was fair for what you got to see. Don't miss the movie

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Celina, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Been here several times and will return again! For being a free admission, there is so much to see and do. It's fun and educational for all ages. Our last visit here, there was an older gentleman telling war stories. It was like a personal tour guide/History lesson. He teared up a few times talking about his fellow fallen soldiers.... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This is the absolute best museum dedicated to aviation in the world. I am a retired Army aviator and have been to all the major aviation museums and can say unequivocally, it does not get better than this. You will need a full day or even two to take it all in and will not regret taking time to thoughtfully... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Took my son to visit the Air Force Museum in Dayton Ohio for his 12th birthday. Had to drive 3 1/2 hours to get there but it was worth every mile. I thought the museum would have a dozen or so planes on display but was surprised that they have 100 or more fully restored! There was NO CHARGE to... More 

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Bug Tussle
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63 attraction reviews
666 helpful votes 666 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I can't stay away from this place. The Air Force Museum is the best I have seen. There are others, but this one is the best. It has a few "strange" exhibits, but you can overlook those. You can stand next to or under all of the famous aircraft, including Bock's Car.

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Moraine, Ohio
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8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great museum they have lots of planes and aircraft of all types. They even had serveral Presidential planes, very cool to see. Along with those we saw some experimental as well. I live in the area so i have been several times cant get enough the best part is its Totaly FREE !! Great place for rainy days and cold... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

So much cool stuff! From space capsules to the original Wright Flyer, if you like flight this is for you. If you want to see the Presidential Hanger you must sign in for a bus ride across base, & this fills up quick! So get there early. But its worth it to see the Kennedy plane. Get some astronaut ice... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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22 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had no idea the notoriety the Air Force Museum held not only locally, but nationwide as well. I'm so glad to have experienced it while living in the Dayton area. Both my grandfather and uncle were in the USAF, and I grew up loving these huge, larger-than-life planes. The Museum made me giddy like I was 8 years old... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Very good museum they had lots of planes and aircraft of all types. They even had serveral Presidential planes, very cool to see. Along with those we saw some experimental as well.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

At my age, 45, I had to admit this but I play a video game called War Thunder. Between various books, the History Channel and this video game, I know my aircraft. I find myself going off on tangents looking at air craft on Wikipedia all the time so having to go to the Dayton Ohio Area, I actually stayed... More 

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