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Pima Air & Space Museum

6000 East Valencia Road, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ 85756
520-574-0462
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Ranked #4 of 177 Attractions in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums, Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 2+ hangars of World War II planes, supersonic spyplanes, the world's smallest... more » Owner description: Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 2+ hangars of World War II planes, supersonic spyplanes, the world's smallest bi-plane, plus many other unique private, military and commercial air & spacecraft documenting the evolution of flight. Friendly docents augment your visit. Only Pima Air & Space offers the bus tour of the "Boneyard"/AMARG (M-F only, no holidays) plus offers its own tram tour of the museum's 80 acres of one-of-a kind planes daily (additional fees). You can actually touch "aviation history" including "Freedom One" (that flew the American 444-days-in-Iran hostages home), presidential crafts, planes that launched astronauts, delivered life-saving food/fuel, etc. and others with wingspans the length of a football field... Ogle helicopters, MiGs, an Oscar, a rare German buzz bomb, a moon rock and much more. 300 aircraft, 80 acres, 5 indoor air-cooled hangars. Just plane awesome! « less
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Surrey, UK
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited from the UK in 2009. This time we came back with our 1 year old son, and we had an amazing day. We spent nearly 4 hours on-site and loved every minute. There is just SO much to see, and rather than looking at everything in hangars and halls, most of the aircraft are parked... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The Pima Air and Space Museum is one of the world's largest aerospace museums and is a must to see if you are a fan of Airplanes and happen to be in Tucson. Because it is a privately-funded nongovernmental facility, there is a charge of $15.50 per adult, $12.75 for Seniors/AAA/Military. $9 for Children 7-12 and those 6 and under... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We came to Arizona to watch THE boneyard and there was this great museum with a great collection of aircraft very interesting

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San Antonio, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Multiple hangers with vintage aircraft on thru to the space programs. Many great exhibits with knowedgable staff to answer questions & guide you on tours. Also many aircraft displayed outdoors. well worth a visit & spend the day. I've been 3 times & still would go again.

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New Haven, CT
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I made the mistake of scheduling this on my getaway travel day. Walk around the parked planes outside and take one of the two tours of the day and you've already probably used 2.5 hours. Then there are the other 3 hangars to visit and you've completely used up the day. Some additional info about the AMARG tour: the bus... More

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Hastings, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and a friend went to the museum while we were in meetings. Both had a great time. They said it was a can't miss.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Soooo much to see and take in! We figured we would just go for the morning and see what it is all about. Biggest laugh of the day was thinking we had seen so much, then looking at a map of the grounds on the way out to find we had hardly seen anything! We were there in July, so... More

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Chicago
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The museum is awesome!! Lots of planes and jets from big to small on display, outside and inside. Bring comfortable walking shoes to walk their 80 acre site. Huge plus being next to the AFB where you can see military jets fly around.

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Sedona, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is by far the biggest air museum we have seen, and we have been to quite a few. If you are a airplane history buff especially for WWII this is the place. And take the "Boneyard" tour on the Air Force base. I bet you have not seen so many airplanes in one place before. Well worth the visit... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Lots of planes and lots of history. This is perhaps my favorite tourist activity in Tucson, but I like museums and military history. Good family trips, lots of room. Plant to spend a few hours.

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