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Castle Air Museum

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5050 Santa Fe Dr, Atwater, CA 95301-5154
+1 209-723-2178
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Better Than Ever

If you have been a visitor to Castle Air Museum in the past it is time to make another trip out to... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Serenitygardens
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Merced, California
Not my first nor last visit

Just go and explore the history and variety of crafts on display. Wear comfortable shoes as the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
Nibby66
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5050 Santa Fe Dr, Atwater, CA 95301-5154
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

If you have been a visitor to Castle Air Museum in the past it is time to make another trip out to Atwater to see the newest additions to the museum. Go to their website to find out what has been added to this wonderful...More

1  Thank Serenitygardens
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Just go and explore the history and variety of crafts on display. Wear comfortable shoes as the displays are so many and such an effort is being made to maintain the aircraft. I know each of us will have stories after visiting. Go!

Thank Nibby66
Reviewed September 30, 2017

A large collection of military aircraft used since World War 2. These planes are accurately restored, and displayed on a large field. If you are interested in military history, this is an opportunity to see what the planes looked like up close and personal.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

It's 2 hrs from San Francisco but worth the drive if your an Aviation enthusiast. Great for getting up close to the aircraft . Amazing collection, just a shame they are not airworthy!

Thank Russ A
Reviewed September 17, 2017

What a great way to spend an afternoon walking for at least 1-2 miles around so many incredible airplanes of the past including an original Air Force 1. They have an inside airconditioned spot to with so much memorabilia. Fun to also walk thru the...More

Thank John R
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This would be a great place to go on a cool day. The museum has a reasonably sized parking lot. There is an entrance building with a gift shop. Cost to enter is about $10 or 15/person and $2 for an information booklet. The majority...More

1  Thank Ward D
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

As we had a spare day we decided to drive over to the museum. Great selection of planes to see with a small history museum. Plenty of parking with a VC9 formally Air Force One parked outside. They do inside tours of AF1 but only...More

Thank Peter-D-B
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to vistit the Museum with our family. As we were with a small rv and it was very hot (105°F) we needed to cool it. For some reason our generator failed and so we asked if we may plug in our rv at...More

1  Thank Andromeno
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here along our way to San Francisco! Was definitely worth the stop! Lots of information and worthwhile planes to view!

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

The former Castle AFB is Atwater is now the home of a fine air museum. Nice displays of Air Force planes from WWII onward, all donated and maintained by members of the museum. Certainly not the largest of its kind, but worth a stop.

Thank Jim C
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