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Planes of Fame Air Museum

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Address: 755 Mustang Way, Valle Airport, Williams, AZ 86046-5014
Phone Number: 928-635-1000
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Located at the intersection of Highways 180 & 64 at Valle-Williams...

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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Wonderful museum full of details

Not so many planes, but numerous detailed displays lovingly filled with all aspects of flying. Definitely worth a visit if in the area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not so many planes, but numerous detailed displays lovingly filled with all aspects of flying. Definitely worth a visit if in the area.

Thank Peter M
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyed the museum and the people there. As retired USAF I found the planes a trip back in time! In addition, they had planes and cars from the WW2 era including British, Russian, Japanese and German planes and artifacts. A GREAT stop!

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Ambleside, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

An interesting if somewhat limited collection of aircraft. From the rather tidy undercover aircraft in the hanger to the weather beaten hulks out the back its a fascinating place for any aeroplane fan to take a short break when returning from the south rim.

Thank Tony S
Williams, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

This may not look like much from the outside but don't be deceived, the assorted air planes and aviation historical items are all top notch. The real boon is that you are free to walk all around these fine pieces of history that also includes some very cool vehicles as well. Kids of all ages will be entertained here.

Thank amamess
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

It takes a 45 minute drive from Flagstaff but if you are interested in aviation, it is worth it. Interesting aircraft and exhibits that you can get close to. Small boys loved it.

Thank Paula S
Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

My original plan was to visit Bearizona, but then the rains hit hard that morning. So I decided on a Plan B - the Planes of Fame Museum, which I had read about previously but then I was reminded about by a brochure in the entrance of the Williams restaurant I ate in that morning. As an Air Force retiree,... More 

Thank ironviking
Noel, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

On way to Grand Canyon and decided to stop at Planes of Fame Air Museum, had several planes used in movies, showed a wide variety. They rebuild planes here and send several to sister museum in Calif. Loved seeing the planes being rebuilt also. Lots of history here.

Thank WilliamsHomes
Glendale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

There is a great picture opportunity with a giant bronze bald eagle at the entrance and some vintage jet fighters and planes. It is not a real extensive collection but nice to walk around for a few minutes and snap some selfies.

Thank david70373
Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

This air museum is not very large, but it features several rare target drones. It also has a large exhibit dedicated to WWII pilots, adding human stories to engineering history. Located within 30 minutes drive from Grand Canyon, it is a great place to visit during the hottest hours of the day, before heading back to Grand Canyon to watch... More 

Thank Vitaly K
Show Low, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

I was quite surprised to see this museum on the road to the Grand Canyon, but it is very much worth a stop. Admission is only $6.95 and anyone interested in aviation - especially WWI and WW2 - will enjoy this and can spend hours here. I have been to some of the biggest aviation museums in the country, but... More 

Thank Richard W

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