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Address: 1400 Broadway Blvd SE, Polk City, FL
Phone Number: 863-984-3500
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Central Florida's premier aviation attraction. More than 100 rare vintage...

Central Florida's premier aviation attraction. More than 100 rare vintage aircraft, themed immersion experiences, flight simulators, interactive exhibits, tram tour of aircraft maintenance areas, restoration and back lot tours and daily aerial demonstration (weather permitting). Audio tours, Biplane Rides are also available. Wing WalkAir A thrilling outdoor attraction featuring a 600-foot zip line suspended four stories above water and a three-level ropes course complete with 33 midair challenges to be performed while tethered to an overhead line at heights of up to 45 feet.

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Friendly Staff with Excellent Tours!

I won't lie - my husband is the aviation enthusiast in our family. So, when he said he wanted to check out Fantasy of Flight, I agreed (albeit a bit begrudgingly). However, after... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I won't lie - my husband is the aviation enthusiast in our family. So, when he said he wanted to check out Fantasy of Flight, I agreed (albeit a bit begrudgingly). However, after visiting, I can honestly say I have a newfound respect and appreciation for aviation. FoF is very easy to find. The parking lot is grass except for... More 

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Thank Lauren C
Huntingdon, U.K.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Having visited this collection some 9 years ago and been seriously impressed by the variety of the exhibits, even knowing it had down-sized since, this was still a big disappointment. Yes, there are some rare/interesting exhibits, but everything is packed so closely together it is almost impossible to appreciate what you are viewing and photography of individual aircraft very difficult.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Excellent collection and the exhibits are first class. So much to see unlike the Florida air museum. They were open Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 11 to 3.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Billed as having the 'greatest aircraft collection in the world' - nothing could be further from the truth. I believe this museum has been forced to downsize resulting in a small collection of aircraft, some of which are reproductions. The exhibits are packed very tightly together and it's difficult to obtain a good view of any of them. On the... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The facility has downsized but planning a big expansion in next couple years. They have hired Universal Studios designers to expand into a real attraction. Small number of planes to view but the tour is still very interesting and price is reduced to reflect the down sizing until the new construction is finished.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Good collection of Golden Age race planes. Great tour guides. The downer was the biplane rides. We waited ten minutes at signup desk before clerk acknowledged us. They advertise 15- and 30- minute flights. When the three of us showed up for out scheduled flight, we were told that clerk had "goofed" and that an hour-long flight was scheduled for... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Although a smaller exhibit than the previous incarnation of Fantasy of Flight, it is nonetheless well worth a visit. One large hangar crammed full of interesting exhibits and regular tours with knowledgeable staff as part of the experience. Also a few planes parked outside to view.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We go here often and love seeing the planes and hearing the tour guides stories. Cant wait for Kermit to get the next phase going.

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Seminole, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I tend to get jaded with all the Florida rip off prices. but this place delivers. the gift shop and hangar and restrooms were spotless clean. staff, awesome. the tour guides awesome. the pilot and aircraft ride was awesome. a nice biplane ride for $70....very very reasonable.

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Carlisle, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

This is a very good educational experience. Guides have excellent understanding of history of planes. Huge expansion will be taking place within several years. There is a Plane of the Day flown at noon every day. You can also take flights in old planes. Worthwhile visit.

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