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The Florida Air Museum at Sun 'n Fun

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Address: 4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, FL 33807
Phone Number: +1 863-644-0741
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum is the Official Aviation and...

Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum is the Official Aviation and Aerospace Education Center of the State of Florida. Our mission is to honor the past while inspiring the future with state of the art technology. Interactive learning stations for part of the exhibits to educate visitors from al lover the world. STEM based station allows visitors to interact and participate in real world environments that immerse them in the subject and enhance an understanding through hands on applications. Unique areas of interest are the Howard Hughes Archives, Air Racing Simulators, Florida Aviation Hall of Fame, Innovations in Propulsion Exhibit, Pilot Briefing Stations, and over 20 historical aircraft on display.

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Recommended in local tourist mag. Found the displays and exhibits fresh and informative. Loved the Hall of fame display and the level of detail about Howard Hughes' achievements.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended in local tourist mag. Found the displays and exhibits fresh and informative. Loved the Hall of fame display and the level of detail about Howard Hughes' achievements.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in Lakeland for both work and pleasure over a 4 day long weekend and was looking for things to do in the area. I unexpectedly found this museum while exploring the area and must say it was quiet a nice surprise to stumble upon. If you like aviation and history then this is the place for you. Very affordable... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We completely loved this place! Worth the admission cost and the souvenirs are a great price. Friendly and helpful staff. Not only do they have plenty of planes and flight related things, they also have games, quizzes, and other activities. Outside you can get some hands on fun. I suggest going to the big event that they have as it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I must say this was one of the best experiences I've had in a museum. This place is loaded with history. There are several things to do as far as hands on goes which made this the best experience. I got my hubby and I a Groupon for 15.00 not sure what the actual price is but I'm sure it's... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Make sure that you walk around outside to see the planes displayed around the building. They have a nice variety in and outside. Great little pit stop if you are in Lakeland. There is a big covered area outside with tables if you pack a picnic.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Want to learn about aviation? Want to have a fantastic day of learning and fun? Want to see things you have not seen before? Want to see exhibits that make you go WOW? There are planes everywhere, ceiling floor outside on the grounds, everywhere and you cannot rush through this museum, you have to take your time to really appreciate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

There are airplanes hanging from the ceilings, in hangers and on the grounds outside. The history of aviation up to today in one place. Howard Hughes flight suits,personal letters many interesting exhibits every where. There is also a high school program taught here with some students living on campus. Everyone will enjoy this attraction, young or old, male or female.... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to come learn about the history of aviation. There are many examples of aircraft both civilian and military on display as well as many more things to see and do. A very worthwhile visit !!!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I last visited here 4 years ago when I visited my niece who was then a freshman in college and was not impressed. but 4 years later (and the proud uncle of a graduate) WHAT A CHANGE! I cant believe this is the same building. In fact, its not! Everything has changed, the staff is friendly, new paint, new airplanes.... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is the official Florida Air Museum, they feature a collection of airplanes from warbirds to one of a kind designs. They have highlights on flight pioneers. June 11, is a free family event "Fly into Summer"

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