We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Planes of Fame Air Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
Good display of iconic aircrfat

Great collection of some iconic aircraft some of which are lovingly maintained in flying condition... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
via mobile
Great Flying Museum

They have a wonderful collection of World War 2 aircraft from the US, Britain and Germany, many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
Read all 201 reviews
All photos (192)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“on display”(17 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
7000 Merrill Ave Ste 17, Chino, CA 91710-9085
+1 909-597-3722
Improve This Listing
Reviews (201)
Filter reviews
178 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews flying condition on display static displays great collection the wright brothers chino airport crew chief under restoration bring a water bottle pearl harbor air force gift shop world war lots of history answer questions comfortable shoes history buff
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 178 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great collection of some iconic aircraft some of which are lovingly maintained in flying condition. The B17 could be a bit better preserved as it seems it has been left to its own devices and it is sad to see such a historic aircraft deteriorate...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a wonderful collection of World War 2 aircraft from the US, Britain and Germany, many which are still flying! Lots of history recorded. There's also a lot of static displays to see. A must see for anyone interested in aviation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rkizlyk
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This Museum,is really,extensive,if you are an"Airplane-Nut",like me,it's kind of "Heaven-on-a-Stick",great guides to show you around,and you will have sit-down,& have a rest !--I've been there twice,in summer,& was really hot,but if you are a "fan",take a day to see this great museum,-don't miss this one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hesitant-one
Reviewed December 2, 2018

What a great place to pay homage to the planes of our past. The displays are priceless and the meticulous care in which these war birds are maintained is simply amazing. As a former air force crew chief and employed in the aviation industry for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnNV51
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Fantastic museum with all types of aircraft on display. Love that they finally restored the Learjet and now have it outside on display

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Olly13538
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Great museum, a working museum. Lots of displays of a wide variety of aircraft from WWII and the early jet era. They do restoration of aircraft there so some of their displays actually fly. This would be a 5 star place if they could improve...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C7712VCpaull
Reviewed November 8, 2018

This the one of the most amazing collections of flying vintage aircraft you can see in one place. You are free to walk from exhibit to exhibit, hangar to hanger and get up close (enough to touch) and personal with these rare aircraft.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 299jonc
Reviewed October 18, 2018

If you like aircraft of any kind, especially warbirds, this is a must visit place. It has 7-8 large hangars with aircraft on display and several aircraft on display in the open air. Open Sunday-Friday 10am - 5pm. Saturday 9am-5pm. Closed for all the big...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MisterAlbert
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This museum has (mostly) restored planes from the Wright Brothers through the 1960's. There are many from the WWII era. There are also hundreds of model airplanes of all sorts. The exhibits are well laid out and very informative. It looks like many people have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank F6027EOtoms
Reviewed July 24, 2018

As an Air Force crew chief (retired) I could easily spend a day there checking out all the planes and related items. A really nicely set up museum with very helpful people and lots of interesting exhibits. Any airplane buff would enjoy it

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank yachtzee1
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Hotel Chino Hills
68 reviews
3.02 miles away
TownePlace Suites Ontario Chino Hills
13 reviews
3.08 miles away
Hotel Seville
251 reviews
3.37 miles away
Ayres Hotel Chino Hills
647 reviews
3.53 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 196 nearby restaurants
Flo's Airport Cafe
169 reviews
.04 miles away
Mountain Mikes Pizza 4
14 reviews
1.67 miles away
Blue Fire Grill
14 reviews
2.89 miles away
11 reviews
2.95 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 12 nearby attractions
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
136 reviews
3.27 miles away
River Walk Park
8 reviews
4.26 miles away
Yanks Air Museum
71 reviews
.42 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
January 11, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from jimbuns9 | Reviewed this property |
Public transportation would be quite a challenge from the tourist areas of Los Angeles. The Planes of Fame Museum is in rural Chino about 40 miles away from LA. Personally I would not take public transportation from LA to... More
Ka C
June 14, 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
Free parking. $11 fee to museum, $10 for Seniors.
July 5, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from imchamal | Reviewed this property |
Hi Darren, I live in SanDiego and am a native Californian. We just don't have the kinda public transportation that your used to in the UK. The only reasonable way for you would be to rent a car and drive there. I think the... More