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Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum

4721 Aircraft Drive, Anchorage, AK 99502
907-248-5325
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Ranked #23 of 102 Attractions in Anchorage
Activities: Antiquing
Description: Visitors can view old wrecked planes in a restored hanger.
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I guess I just expect more since I have experienced the Air Force Museum in Dayton, this by far is much smaller, but it does offer some background into aviation of Alaska so if you are looking into something like that, by all means you will enjoy this place, they also have a plane that oddly enough the Air Force... More

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Manchester UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Situated just before the airport and on the shores of Lake Hood. Plenty of free parking and a reasonable adult admission rate of $10. The complex consists of three buildings with a number of larger aircraft on display outside.. The largest of these is a Boeing B737 donated by Alaska Airlines. One of the hangars is a restoration area, and... More

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Wasilla, Alaska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The flight simulator was their favorite part of the museum. We were there for a coupe of hours and our family really enjoyed reading about the history of flight in the great state of Alaska.

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San Diego
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Husband enjoys aviation history and thought they had a real good selection of planes and information.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A great little Museum to visit while you are in Anchorage. The history and interactive displays are great for young and old alike.

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Falls Village, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We enjoyed seeing all of the airplanes and airplane parts (wings from WWII, old airplane skis and the shop, where they are rebuilding planes. Well worth the trip!

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Heber Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Very large museum, which includes a flight simulator our teens had fun playing. There are restoration projects in process that you can see as they are worked on. Loads on history in those buildings. Plan to stay awhile, there is a lot to read.

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Hartford, CT
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I like planes and engines, so I enjoyed this museum. The highlight was stepping outside and being able to climb into the landing gear compartment of the old Alaska Airlines aircraft they have on site. I also liked the cutaway of the B727 cockpit. I can see how this place would be a bore if you're not 'into' this sort... More

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Hubby & I stopped by the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum and it was very very interesting. Lots of very old planes that were used for transportation around Alaska many many years ago. ( Pretty scary looking ). There are movies, pieces of history all over the buildings and lots to look at. Well worth your time if your love aviation... More

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Chehalis, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This was a great museum that had many different types of plans on display. It is specially talked about Alaskan history and aviation. My husband enjoyed talking to the curator about his time spent on Adak Island and the airline that would take him on and off the island and into Anchorage. I think my husband was able to look... More

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