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Great aircraft collection

Went to visit Fantasy of flight as we were familiar with the books all life is a school starring... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Willemstad, Curacao
Interesting for aircraft enthusiasts

Great way to spend an hour or so if you’re interested in WW11 aircraft. Ff the beaten track and... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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...more
1400 Broadway Blvd SE, Polk City, FL 33868-9109
+1 863-984-3500
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had not been here in a few years and it sure has changed! You used to be able to go through the hangers and work shops while they were working or restoring some of the aircraft. Now its only one hangar and a dozen...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank src1962
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to visit Fantasy of flight as we were familiar with the books all life is a school starring Gee bee z a little yellow racer. it was great to see all the planes from the book and also there are a few cockpits where...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Great way to spend an hour or so if you’re interested in WW11 aircraft. Ff the beaten track and restricted opening hours so do check they’re open before you set off

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank janetk884
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We happened to be in the area & saw the sign. My husband is pretty familiar with most of the aviation museum but have not heard of this one. We decided to take a look. It houses WWI planes in flying condition& some WWII planes....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CherylC425
Reviewed November 8, 2018

This place is really worth a visit but make sure they are open before you go. It's a very interesting place for any aircraft enthusiast.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X6556COchristine
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Had a great day here. Excellent chance to get up close to some iconic aircraft. Easy to find & very enjoyable .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to teach children about the history of planes. Lots of fun for any history buff. The staff has a lot of knowledge and can answer questions.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

My family of adults visited the Museum at opening and 3 hours later, exited with a great appreciation of aviation history. The planes were from the early 20th century up through WWII. There are interactive exhibits and walking tours to broaden your knowledge. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ellen L
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

I have driven by this place 50 times over the years,i wish i would have gone in its prime. Still interesting just on a smaller level. The dream of a theme park is pretty much over. The larger hangers are closed just one small one...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We were there for a car show and found everything spectacular. We were even provided fish food to throw in the pond to feed the fish. All the employees were awesome. The date posted is not the actual date I was there

Date of experience: July 2017
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December 5, 2018|
Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
Thats a good question..I did see a few planes come and go while we were there,but i think its pretty much private. It is maintained by pilots im sure they would welcome you. Call them direct to be sure.
Sally P
November 7, 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately Not when we were there. However, I could highly recommend Orlando Balloon Rides.
Judith D
September 15, 2017|
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Response from Herbert L | Reviewed this property |
The museum is currently closed. It will reopen on November 10. The schedule is Fri, Sat. & Sun. 11:00 - 3:00.
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Mahwah, New Jersey
Fantasy of Flight (4 Replies)
Does anyone know how to get to Fanatasy of Flight without renting a car? Thanks!!
August 25, 2008|
Response fromClubworldfan|
rent a plane... Sorry, couldnt resist
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
LegoLand on Monday Aug. 20 with 10 and 12 yr. old??? (0 Replies)
We are planning to visit Legoland on MONDAY--after visiting Fantasy of Flight the day before in Lakeland. We currently have one day passes that do not include the water park. My question: Is there enough to do for my 10 yr. old giant son and 12 yr. old daughter in the park or do I need to look at upgrading to include the water park admission as well? We have been to Lego Land in Chicago---which is NOT an amusement park---but has the movies and lego displays. I'm just trying to get a game...More
July 11, 2012|
Anyone done the bi-plane ride at Fantasy of Flight? (16 Replies)
As the title says, has anyone done it yet. Fantasy Of Flight is just off the I4 heading from Orlando down towards Tampa. Thanks
August 17, 2008|
Response fromCiubWorldFan|
If you do manage to do it, come back and post a review will you! Thanks