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Planes of Fame Air Museum

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755 Mustang Way, Valle Airport, Williams, AZ 86046-5014
+1 928-635-1000
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Planes of Fame is great for any history buff or anyone into aviation.

The price is moderate for this attraction but it is a go at your own pace and you can take... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bolomark3
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Great half way stop to the canyon

As an aviation enthusiast this was a must visit en route to the Grand Canyon. They have an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eddie W
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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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Located at the intersection of Highways 180 & 64 at Valle-Williams Airport, south of south rim of Grand Canyon, the museum is open daily 9-5 except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Nearly three dozen warbirds and classic aircraft are on display including the Lockheed C-121A Constellation which was General Douglas MacArthur's personal VIP transport. For more information about the museum, the annual Warbird Fly-in in June or special membership programs, visit our website.
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755 Mustang Way, Valle Airport, Williams, AZ 86046-5014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price is moderate for this attraction but it is a go at your own pace and you can take pictures. It is a no thrills facility but kept clean. There are all kinds of planes, drones and other vehicles that were flown or used...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As an aviation enthusiast this was a must visit en route to the Grand Canyon. They have an excellent mix of old aircraft which are kept in super condition.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

On several rides to and from the Grand Canyon from the more fairly priced hotels in Williams AZ, we passed along this museum (near a smaller village called Valle). Since we were going for the sunset at Desert Watch Tower, and had some time before...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

if you love old planes and i mean old, there is a wooden biplane hear,there is also a few foreign planes both large and small, this place is a sister museam with chino air museam, its located about half way to the grand canyon

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

We added to our list of Museums we wanted to visit whilst in Arizona and weren't disappointed. A good collection of aircraft from WWI fighters through to jet-age fighters and also a couple of airliners. The aircraft inside the museum were in great condition, some...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

The wife wanted to know what I wanted to see in the area during this vacation and I spotted the flyer for this museum (and I usually don't 'do' museums!). As we were on our way to the Sunset Crater Volcano, this was right on...More

1  Thank steversjunk2016
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

We were very surprised to find such an impressive museum on our trip to the Grand Canyon. The gentleman in charge was very accommodating and informative. We actually sat in the same plane that carried Marilyn Monroe! Fun!

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

My husband and 16 year old son love anything aviation. While on a Grand Canyon road trip, we stopped here and it was a great visit. Most of the display cases were jam packed with info and memorabilia. While I myself am not as into...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Most planes in the collection are war planes, many from WW2 or even earlier. A Martin and a Convair are the two civil aircraft catching the eye when you drive past to or from Grand Canyon. The attendant was very welcoming and very enthusiastic, and...More

Thank Finn Spurre P
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Drove from Williams to the museum and was quite pleased with the place. Several planes and air related history. Enjoyed our visit.

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Tom M
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Response from lightningflyer | Reviewed this property |
Hi - It was $10 - think it was $5 for children
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