1. parking cost $15 but admission is free
2. ample parking
3. very well-designed museum. you enter on the 2nd floor and are treated to an overlook of the entire museum. the map and signage are easy to understand. need a bathroom? just look for a wall with a mosaic tile design. ample seating throughout the museum (2 seats built into the railings about every 20 feet) so you can sit if you like during the tour.
4. the tour guides are awesome. friendly gray-haired men who seem to be retirees from careers in military or commercial aviation. full of interesting stories and little known facts. their personable nature gives this cavernous airplane hanger a warm and friendly ambience.
5. huge gift shop with tons of books for adults and children, aviation related toys, apparel, games, lots of choices for affordable gifts and souvenirs
6. while I'm not a fan of McDonalds taking over the universe, I do appreciate that the McDonalds inside the museum had prices that were very slightly, maybe 20 cents, higher than the norm. nothing worse than the feeling of highway robbery when the only food around has jacked up prices.
7. oh, did I mention that 99% of these aircraft are the real, genuine article, not replicas? huge collection of aircraft and related items, beautifully displayed
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