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.

Air Force Armament Museum

Closed: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
Must see

It's free and super cool. You get to see so much history in one spot. My family had just arrived... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
via mobile
A real unadvertized gem.

I really had not heard about this museum until we got to Niceville, FL to meet up with family and... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Plymouth, Michigan
Read all 1,194 reviews
All photos (625)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
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.
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
100 Museum Dr, Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32542-1497
+1 850-651-1808
Reviews (1,194)
There are newer reviews for Air Force Armament Museum
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
1,175 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews on display free admission planes and helicopters sr blackbird great displays retirement ceremony eglin afb lots of history donation box static displays self guided tour inside the building gift shop well worth the visit great place to visit couple of hours rainy day
Updating list...
261 - 270 of 1,175 reviews
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

It's free and super cool. You get to see so much history in one spot. My family had just arrived at the museum and we met a gentleman who actually flew one of the aircraft. We got a personal history lesson and it was the...More

Thank Family4201
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I really had not heard about this museum until we got to Niceville, FL to meet up with family and old friends. What a gem this is, a huge number of aircraft from WWII to today. Missiles, bombs, weapons, and presentations I was absolutely blown...More

Thank bobjames12897
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Got to spend alot of time at our speed and with out someone rushing us thru everything. Had a wonder day to be outside and enjoy the sun and the great pictures.

Thank Walter S
Reviewed March 29, 2017

If you have an afternoon and are interested in military history this is a great museum. Outside there are a number of static aircraft displays, including a B-52 and an SR-71. My grandkids love the place, and you can get through it an a couple...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to visit. Took my sons here as my wife and daughter stayed back at the condominium. It is all free which was great. My kids loved it and so did I. A lot of history here. They had movies, interactive...More

Thank Capt travel w
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Stopped at museum to glance at planes but found not only the aircraft but history of each so interesting. Ran out of time so returned the next day to view inside displays. Very well presented and clean. Various seating areas for us "seniors". No admission...More

Thank SheilaEley
Reviewed March 26, 2017

50 something year old dad cajoled his 13 year old daughter into making the afternoon trip from Destin to Eglin Air Force Base. She was mostly indifferent during our 1 ½ hour visit until she noticed the belly turret in the B-17 Flying Fortress was...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed March 25, 2017

If you're a patriot with any interest in aviation, this museum is a "must see". Static Aircraft Exhibits of a good part of the Air Force inventory from WWII through the Gulf War are on display outside, while the interior provides a lot of history...More

Thank TexCul
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

On business in the area, had a spare hour between meetings so stopped by. Spent the entire time outside looking at all the planes on exhibit. Didn't even get inside - will have to do that next time - but this place is a gem...More

Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Doesn't compare to the nmusaf in Dayton , but the exhibit aircraft always fascinating. It's small, but the best part, it's free!

Thank Pprophetpee
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 31 nearby hotels
Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB
133 reviews
1.67 miles away
TownePlace Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB
208 reviews
2.66 miles away
WoodSpring Suites Fort Walton Beach
97 reviews
2.73 miles away
Cayo grande Suites Hotel
7 reviews
3.93 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 264 nearby restaurants
Aegean Restaurant
148 reviews
1.77 miles away
Pepper's Mexican Grill and Cantina
186 reviews
2.09 miles away
Twisted Grape Wine Bar
58 reviews
1.98 miles away
Shalimar Cheers Pub
48 reviews
1.66 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 104 nearby attractions
Shalimar Pointe Golf and Country Club
39 reviews
1.82 miles away
Champion Charters
6 reviews
3.82 miles away
Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist Temple
30 reviews
4.42 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 26, 2017|
AnswerShow all 16 answers
Response from anitao33 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the parking is free.
June 8, 2016|
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
Robert E D
January 3, 2015|
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.