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Museo Storico dell'Aeronautica Militare

Strada Circumlacuale, 00062 Vigna di Valle, Italy
+39 06 9988 7509
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Very interessting and free access

Great planes and history of air aviation. Grossartige Exponate der italienischen... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
Outstanding museum, lovely location, no crowds and a great day out from Rome

Based at the former seaplane base of Vigna di Valle, this is a mix of historical and modern hangers... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2016
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Strada Circumlacuale, 00062 Vigna di Valle, Italy
+39 06 9988 7509
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

Great planes and history of air aviation. Grossartige Exponate der italienischen Luftfahrtgeschichte.

1  Thank kralik123
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Based at the former seaplane base of Vigna di Valle, this is a mix of historical and modern hangers containing over 80 aircraft and other exhibits, which cover the history of the Italian Air force from its inception to now. All the exhibits are very...More

1  Thank StewartEm
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

A scarcely advertised museum but a real jewel for the aviation enthusiasts! All the explanations are very detailed and in English too. Especially interesting the expositions on the Nobile's Airships and the epic Trasvolate of Commander Balbo. Last but not least the military staff is...More

1  Thank rc67
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

This museum is identical away on an old Italian seaplane base on Lago di Bracciano. It has a fantastic collection of Italian aircraft as well as other nation's aircraft that were flown by the Italian Air Force. There are four hangars with the aircraft organized...More

1  Thank Peter G
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and well-displayed museum with an excellent selection of exhibits, from early 20th century till the jet age. The location facing the lake of Bracciano adds a pleasant country side and nature experience as well. It's also totally free. The cafeteria which belongs to...More

Thank Anton H
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Many great exhibits from the entire age of human flights. Italy has clearly played a major part of this field throughout the entire period. Could improve its presentation of context, activities the exhibits has taken part of, and in general more interactive displays. The greatest...More

Thank TR1234567890
Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is not one of the World's better known air museums but it certainly should be. It has a comprehensive and beautifully presented collection of aircraft produced in Italy. Schneider trophy floatplanes, WW1 biplanes and a (surprisingly large) number of very competent looking WW2 fighters...More

Thank MarkW55
Reviewed May 13, 2016

Well worth the lovely drive around Lake Bracciano, you have to keep your eyes open for the entrance!! There is a guard at the gate, just say, "Museo" and he'll let you pass, indicating where to park. This is where all of the Italian dirigibles...More

Thank rennickr
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife joined me for a trip to this museum out of loyalty rather than enthusiasm but we both feel we had a wonderful time! This museum is hardly known about by Romans living 30kms away, let alone the wider European public but it is...More

Thank Hugo P
Reviewed April 19, 2016

This museum is beautifully located and the entrance price is free. The new refurbished buidlings with the video room showing the "Frecce Tre Colori" was fascinating and offered real insight to the ability these pilots have. The jet engines on display really inspired my youngest...More

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