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Air Force Armament Museum

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100 Museum Dr, Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32542-1497
+1 850-651-1808
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Outstanding

The teen age kids were not into it, but adults and younger kids love the place (especially if you... read more

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bradf145
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Searcy, Arkansas
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Great place

This place has a lot of air planes, and teaches the history of flight. Tells the story of war... read more

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gregdaniels1
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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The focus is on Air Force armament through a variety of historical displays, from a B-17 World War II bomber to an F-4 Phantom II jet.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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100 Museum Dr, Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32542-1497
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The teen age kids were not into it, but adults and younger kids love the place (especially if you have more than a casual interest in Air Force aircraft).

Thank bradf145
Reviewed yesterday

This place has a lot of air planes, and teaches the history of flight. Tells the story of war planes.

Thank gregdaniels1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was very cool, and a must see in Fort Walton Beach especially if you like big planes or have family in the military. The Prisoners of War Exhibit made me cry, as well as the war hero stories.

Thank MClovesNC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is right near Eglin AFB. As the name suggests it is mostly an armament museum on the inside. It covers American armament up to modern times. We especially like looking at the static displays of Air Force aircraft on the ground outside the...More

Thank purplet2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flew into Destin to meet up with my son who is stationed at Fort Rucker in Alabama. He is a military aviator so of course we had to visit here. Great display with lots of information. If you like Military hardware and weaponry this is...More

Thank Out_of_towner448
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the trip if you are vacationing in the Destin area. Museum and grounds are free to visit. Kid-friendly and interesting to children and adults alike.

Thank Dawn T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this to anyone! Very well arranged and beautifully displayed. It was a very humbling experience. Thank you so much for this wonderful museum.

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our flight was delayed and I happened to notice this great museum. Many planes and display sites to view - we had a great time looking around. Highly recommend!

Thank jlhparker16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great any time or day. I had never been so up close with a P-47 Thunderbolt before. The displays are well done and informative. The Museum runs the gamut of USAAF and USAF armmaments, to include the MOAB.

Thank tmjrobin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly wheelchair friendly. 2.5 out of 5. Some places are narrow. A couple of places lack a ramp. 70s building. Free. Self guided. Not interactive. Movie helpful. Displays somewhat antiquated.

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kosithu
What are the different between HUD and HMS?
June 8, 2016|
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Response from FWB_Foodie | Reviewed this property |
Most HUDs are a screen mounted in front of the windscreen. MHD is a helmet that displays via a camera mounted external and normally moves the camera with your head and can be used for targeting. A HUD normally shows avionic... More
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Robert E D
Does this web site have an iPad application?
January 3, 2015|
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Response from DOJAMFAM | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I know it has an android app but I rather use the website since app has limited functionality.
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