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Address: 1750 Radford Blvd, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, FL 32508-5400
Phone Number: 18003275002
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Experience the magic of flight at the National Naval Aviation Museum! See...

Experience the magic of flight at the National Naval Aviation Museum! See over 4,000 artifacts and 150 aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aviation. Ride the flight simulators or catch all the drama and power of amazing IMAX films. Dine in the authentic Cubi Bar Cafe and take home the spirit of Naval Aviation with a unique memento from the Flight Deck Store. Spend a cool day inside the Museum and experience Hands-on-History! New Naval Air Station Entrance: All visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas and Pensacola Lighthouse who do not possess a Department of Defense identification card or are unescorted by the holder of a Department of Defense identification card, will be required to enter the installation via the West Gate located off Blue Angel Parkway.

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Fun Museum for all ages!

We have gone to this museum 2 years in a row and have enjoyed ourselves both times! My boys ages 5 and 3 love it! Kids are allowed to climb in a bunch of the planes, which is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Rosana C
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Edgewater, Maryland
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Edgewater, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have gone to this museum 2 years in a row and have enjoyed ourselves both times! My boys ages 5 and 3 love it! Kids are allowed to climb in a bunch of the planes, which is one of the biggest highlights. The museum is very clean and the staff is very knowledgeable.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The exhibits and interactive activities were the best. One hangar was closed but we spent 3 hours there and did not get to absorb all we saw. Be sure to try the flight simulator and the carrier flight deck experience. We ate in the Philippine bar and food was good. This is a do not miss attraction in Pensacola.

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Thank Joe W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a brief visit here, arriving about an hour before closing. We thoroughly enjoyed the time we had there and would definitely go back for the guided tour next time we are in town. We were a little disappointed to find out that the eateries inside the museum complex close well before the museum itself. This place is super... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I arrived for the museum opening at 9am so avoided any crowds. The website flags that Hangar One is currently closed (no idea for how long) so it's worth checking before you visit. It's easy to find and very well sign-posted on Blue Angel Highway -it's a straight road. You must show ID to get thru the first security point... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this museum especially for our almost 14 year old aviation enthusiast and future pilot son. And we all enjoyed it! Lots of things to see and do and it just so happened that the Blue Angels were training on that particular day - not a scheduled day, as we were told, so just a fluke we happened to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I thought this was alright. Gets 4 stars on the basis that it's free and my lunch was served in under 5 mins.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth the drive to fine this place. It has the history of American Naval Aviation well laid out that brought history to life.

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic visual & learning experience, free admition, IWe loved the free IMAX theater! You experience real time travels, childrens movies, flight simulutators, gift shop. Great place to bring the family!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a really cool museum. So many planes to look at and it was interactive as well. I think all ages can enjoy this museum. We didn't see any of the films and we were there for at least two hours, so plan sometime. They did have tours, but we opted to just walk around ourselves. The volunteers were... More 

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Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I do love aeroplanes so this was an obvious place to visit for a morning. That was the only mistake - you need a lot more than a morning to do this justice. First, it is free although a donation of $5 is recommended. If I had payed $20 each for admission, it would have been excellent value! We joined... More 

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