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The Swedish Air Force Museum

2 Carl Cederstroems Gata, Linkoping 586 63, Sweden
+46 13 28 35 67
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Very interesting museum

I had a great time looking at all of the aircraft. There is a huge range, from flying boats, all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cameron W
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Long weekend with kids

Amazing!!!! And free of charge!!!! One of the most beautiful and interesting museums for kids and... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
Milos S
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Flygvapenmuseum, the Swedish Air Force Museum, is a modern technical and cultural history museum with exhibitions that trace the development of military aviation from the pioneers of the early 20th century to the present. It offers a unique collection of aircrafts, many of which can only be seen at the Swedish Air Force Museum. Perhaps the most spectacular object in the collection is the Swedish DC-3, an aircraft that was a shot down by a Soviet fighter aircraft in 1952. More than fifty years later the DC-3 was found, salvaged and put to its final resting place here at the museum. Flygvapenmuseum is a place where knowledge and play come together in a natural way. The museum's science centre, the Flight Lab, features flight simulators and experimental stations on the theme of flying. Become a pilot for a day and sit behind the controls of the flight simulator - like flying for real!
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2 Carl Cederstroems Gata, Linkoping 586 63, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time looking at all of the aircraft. There is a huge range, from flying boats, all the way to the modern Gripen. I would recommend a visit to anyone who has an interest in aircraft or engineering in general.

Thank Cameron W
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing!!!! And free of charge!!!! One of the most beautiful and interesting museums for kids and grownups. You have the opportunity to go through airplanes history as well as attend airplane lab. Very nice history stories. We will absolutely go back again. You have to...More

Thank Milos S
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

I have visited several aircraft museums but this by far is the best ! The exhibits are well laid out and the whole museum is spotlessly clean ! All around there is plenty of information about each aircraft and also audio guides available for 20...More

Thank Davebussell
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

A vast collection of airplanes from the beginning of aviation till present time. In the past year the museum has expanded with other stuff than aircraft to please more visitors than air plane geeks.

Thank Tatraplan
Reviewed May 23, 2017

I absolutely love this place! The staff are great and service minded, the exhibit is great and they have many truly unique set pieces (the DC3 exhibit). One really impressive thing is that they have balanced the museum in such a way that it suitable...More

Thank martenthurfjell
Reviewed May 16, 2017

It was bigger then I expected. It offers everything a conventional museum does. It has displays and information on display. I really like the interactive displays of this vast museum. Well worth a visit as world of Knowledge awaits you here

Thank mobi7z
Reviewed May 12, 2017

It is definitely worth a visit! There was a direct bus from a bus stop near the Domkyrkan. The museum is divided into two major sections. We chose to hear the english description through a webpage, but it was difficult to coordinate with the sections....More

Thank PrajaktaJS
Reviewed May 6, 2017

This was a return visit to the Air Force Museum which tells a huge amount about Sweden's role in the period from 1920 to the current era. It is very handy to get to, about 20 minutes by bus from Linkoping centre (buy the city...More

Thank tony1046
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Linkoping is a little off the normal beaten path, but well worth the time and a visit due to this museum. It is a hidden gem. Though not a big as some air museums, it is still very significant.

Thank 1Gerrit48
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The restaurant has a varied menu that changes over time except for a few classics. A very modern and interesting museum with thing to see and do for all ages. Often special offers during the season.

Thank altnasm
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