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Lyon Air Museum

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great Collection

If you want to see an excellent B-17 or other WWII aircraft, this is a great collection of planes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Livermore, California
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Classic cars, too!

Awesome airplanes and cars, like Hitler's convertible and other classics. They have many special... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Corona del Mar, California
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“john wayne”(7 reviews)
Lyon Air Museum (LAM) is a 30,000-sq.ft. facility based at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif. Founded by Maj. Gen. William Lyon, USAF (Ret), the museum houses a fleet of superbly conditioned, operational and historically significant World...more
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19300 Ike Jones Rd, 19300 Ike Jones Road, 92707, Santa Ana, California, Santa Ana, CA 92707-5229
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see an excellent B-17 or other WWII aircraft, this is a great collection of planes. I never heard of this place and my son saw it and I’m glad we came. Paul showed us around and gave us a great tour....More

Thank SClemens
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Awesome airplanes and cars, like Hitler's convertible and other classics. They have many special events that make this museum even better, like in May they have the WWII planes, and you can even pay to fly on an old bomber, check their website for events.

Thank jbransford
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely interesting exhibit of military hardware in great details. The volunteers explained in professional and vivid manner yo me, and I nearly thought I was at the warfront in English channel! The museum tells the war history in comprehensive setting yet in detail in certain...More

1  Thank SKCSKC
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went with our two adult sons. We all really enjoyed it and thought it was worth seeing. As others have said the museum is kept very clean. All planes and vehicles are extremely well taken care of. This is a piece...More

Thank Jeanne A
Reviewed May 28, 2018

A great way to spend a Saturday. All exhibits are clean and well explained. The docents are very helpful as well.

Thank Martin O
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Just happened upon the place when looking at Google maps and glad I did. It is tucked away a bit when you are entering but the location is right off the runway so you have aircraft landing and taking off while you are there which...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

These people should have done their homework before hosting Mikchael Blackstone and the companies under his control: Air Combat USA, SkyThrills, and Blackstone Airways. He talks a big game, but he is shady, bad reputation, and lacks integrity in a big way! Just wait until...More

1  Thank Marcus B
Reviewed March 5, 2018

It was a wonderful day for a small air show, with beautiful planes from all over and from several points of history! It was a nice way to get up close and personal with the planes that were on display. The docents were extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank charlottesl
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Didn't really know what to expect but I'd heard nice things about this. The $12 admission seemed a bit high (not terrible) but a few hours later, it was well worth it. The place is not too large: all inside one building (I think it's...More

1  Thank SoCalGuy101
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

The exhibit was quite interesting and the staff was exceptional. We recommend this to anyone interested in WWII history.

Thank Tim A
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Response from Cherylan H | Reviewed this property |
This is what I got off the web: ADMISSION FEES. General: $12. Ages 5-17: $6. Under 5: Free Seniors & Veterans: $9. Groups: $1-Off School Groups: Free (Restrictions may apply) ...