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Air Force Armament Museum

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Address: 100 Museum Dr, Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32542-1497
Phone Number: 850-651-1808
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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The focus is on Air Force armament through a variety of historical...

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.

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History through Airplanes and Bombs

There is a lot of history here. Eglin has a long history of supporting some amazing technological advances in warfare that continue through today. Excellent display of aircraft... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a lot of history here. Eglin has a long history of supporting some amazing technological advances in warfare that continue through today. Excellent display of aircraft and bombs. Don't miss stopping on your way to/from the airport.

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Winter Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only had about an hour on our way out of town but got to see it all. It was very hot, so we walked around the outdoor displays quickly (less than half an hour) but it was very interesting seeing them all up close. It was nice to get some air conditioning inside and see even more history both... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, having served 30 years in the Air Force, I'm a bit biased. But, this is a really great museum that might surprise you. It is professionally done, has some really super displays and represents our area and military very well. And, you can't beat the price......it's free!

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelers - this museum is located about 15 minutes South of I10 on US85. You have a great opportunity to actually touch the airplanes that have defended America for over 75 years. I never realized a B17 was so small or a B52 so big. Imagine a 'Blackbird' at over Mach 2. Inside the museum see pictures and objects that... More 

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Greenwood Lake, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit while visiting the area. They have a lot of planes on display that you can walk up to and touch. Although the inside was closed, we really enjoyed the grounds

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Salina, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit with children and it is free. The air crafts go back decades and you are able to see airplanes you have not seen in years. It us a big museum and you can spend hours in the museum. It is well worth the visit. It is about an hour from Ft.Walton Beach, depending on traffic.

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Valparaiso, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boys loved seeing all the aircraft and history! They actually enjoyed reading the historical descriptions on some of the things inside the building.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was raised very patriotic and my brother retired as Cheif Master Sargent after 33 years in the Air Force so going and being able to see all these planes and learn about them and the missiles and tanks was exhilarating for me. I highly recommend it.

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New Orleans
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Massive static display of almost every modern aircraft and some you have never heard of - GAM-99. Remember this is not a flight museum it is an Armament Museum, as I had to be reminded on at least one occasion. And boy is there a lot of armament. From pistols to atomic bombs. Don't miss this free museum.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the stop for a few hours. We went as a family and found it was interesting and educational for all ages.

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