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Museo Aereo Fenix

Aeropuerto Internacional Alfonso Bonilla Aragon Entrada 9A | Via a Zona Franca, Cali, Colombia
+57 2705008
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Brilliant museum run by lovely people - the best thing I did in Cali!

This place is incredible, a must see if you have any inkling of interest for cars, trains... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chris C
Your eyes will enjoy, your imagination will fly!

A wonderful source of knowledge, airplanes, automobiles and trains on display. The history behind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alhmar
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It is the only civil aviation and railroad museum in Colombia. See 27 full size aircraft and 4 locomotives, two model airports and two giant working model railroad layouts. More than 3500 models, many in realistic dioramas and the largest collection of airline flatware. There is also a collection of 30 uniforms and flying suits, both military and civilian.
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Aeropuerto Internacional Alfonso Bonilla Aragon Entrada 9A | Via a Zona Franca, Cali, Colombia
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is incredible, a must see if you have any inkling of interest for cars, trains, aircraft, ship or war memorabilia! When I visited, the Director (Captain Jose Guillermo Pardo) gave me a personal tour, spending hours explaining the historical significance of all the...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful source of knowledge, airplanes, automobiles and trains on display. The history behind the items on display is very interesting. If you ever flew to or from Atlanta (GA) you will be impressed with scale model of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport International Airport,...More

Thank Alhmar
grancanario0, Director General at Museo Aereo Fenix, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gee !! What a clever title for your opinion !! Sure indeed, imagination is part of the game. This is exactly what we try to accomplish with dioramas, when recreating scenes in miniature so real, that imagination will take care of the rest. You will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

. what this group of people dit at the museum, the work they put into it is truly amazing.a must see for all people visiting cali. on display are as of right now 26 airplanes,lokomotives,cars and trucks,aircraft engines,airline uniforms, a huge collection of airplane models...More

Thank Hans S
grancanario0, Director General at Museo Aereo Fenix, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hans, I am deeply touched, it is so wonderful to read your written words that cannot hide your German origin, much like when you speak English. Like a good German, you are a man of action, not satisfied by just watching, you want to be...More

Reviewed August 28, 2017

Best kept secret in Cali. A truly wonderful collection of planes, trains and automobiles. The 2 km model railway is extraordinary and the special displays are worth lingering over. BrilliantMore

Thank TMOR_London
grancanario0, Director General at Museo Aereo Fenix, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

It is not the first time that someone writes about the museum being Cali's best kept secret, something on which we have been working very hard to make public and well known with the opposite result. It is thanks to Tripadvisor that the secret has...More

Reviewed July 12, 2017

This little museum is packed with quite a few surprises that will please those who know a lot about airplane history and those who just want browse. I even has some antique cars that are really nice.

Thank William D
grancanario0, Director General at Museo Aereo Fenix, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thanks for writing about your visit experience. I know is not easy to surprise someone coming from the UK where there are so many fine museums on aviation and railroads so your written short words are a very rewarding.

Reviewed July 2, 2017

Pleasantly surprised at the quality of this transportation museum! Definitely a hidden gem that we wish we would have discovered sooner on our trip. We were only able to spend a short time here since our flight was departing soon, but in that time we...More

Thank Mely0504
grancanario0, Director General at Museo Aereo Fenix, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

I was very pleased reading your experience about discovering Museo Aéreo Fénix. Many people find the museum thanks to tripadvisor, so it was very nice of you to leave an opinion there so that others can benefit We are trying to get approval from the...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Decided to go and visit the museum and do not regret it at all Small museum with a wide variety of items to show from spoon and fork and knives from various airlines around the world to uniforms from airlines to space suite Gas pump...More

Thank NPSTER
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I was there while I was waiting the fligth to return to Bogotá. The taxi cost 10.000 (colombian pesos) from airport to the museum. You need maybe 2 hours to see all the airplanes, cars, helicopter and believe me the experience was amazing. If you...More

Thank Paula C
grancanario0, Director General at Museo Aereo Fenix, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2017

Thanks so much for your opinion and your idea of visiting the museum while waiting for your flight . Nice you took the time to write some tips as to how to get to the museum from the airport terminal at a cost in taxi...More

Reviewed February 14, 2017

A marvelous collection of pieces re transportation. Beautiful airplanes and models. This is a plan for young children, and I would say fathers who also become children.More

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grancanario0, Director General at Museo Aereo Fenix, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Your opinion reminds me of an old question : what is the difference between a man and a child ? Answer: the cost of the toys. This is specially true when you talk about full size aircraft. The point is that Museo Aéreo Fénix is...More

Reviewed February 8, 2017

I did like the museum and the motion train in the city. however I think it should be more room to exhibit the planesMore

Thank Margarita M
grancanario0, Director General at Museo Aereo Fenix, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

That is correct, the aircraft need more space and we are aware of it of it but real aircraft requiere huge amounts of space that is well beyond the museums resources to build a huge building to display them. The museum is a nom profit...More

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James h
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Response from grancanario0 | Property representative |
Hi, the museum address is right at Cali's Alfonso Bonilla International Airport, Entrance Number 9 which is about 2.5 kilometers from the airport terminal. The taxi ride costs ten thousand pesos. Somehow expensive but well... More
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