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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wealth of information about WWII, and the role the Eighth Air Force played in it

Not exactly what I expected. It is not a plane museum. It has a couple of planes you can see... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Phoenix, AZ

This museum is very informative and interactive. Participate in 'The Mission' and gain insight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Houston, Texas
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The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force preserves the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to present.
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175 Bourne Ave, Pooler, GA 31322-9516
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see for WW II history buffs. The 8th US Army Air Force played one of the most important roles in WW II. It was responsible for the strategic bombing of Germany and Nazi occupied Europe. There is a B-17 on display....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They have volunteers and videos to show you the value of these planes in beating the German Nazis. Videos show the entire background of the bombing missions. From crew in the air to crew on the ground, they explain it. The numbers of staggering compared...More

Thank Cole O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not exactly what I expected. It is not a plane museum. It has a couple of planes you can see partially, but it is primarily a museum that informs you what led up to WWII, what happened in WWII, and what the eighth air force...More

Thank TravelingBill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is very informative and interactive. Participate in 'The Mission' and gain insight from retired Air Force guide. The exhibits have both computerized and traditional placards to guide you through. This museum not only showcases local military but the importance of these individuals to...More

Thank HunBabe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see some vintage war-bird aircraft and learn more about the Mighty Eighth, you will want to make time to visit this museum.

Thank 5WHR5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this museum very much. They have quite a number of exhibits that feature movies. One of the best parts was a live presentation on the missions flown in WWII which was given by a retiree from the US Air Force. I also really found...More

Thank SMGleb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour group stopped at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum for a dinner and visit. Wow! What a history lesson. The exhibits are exquisite and the stories well documented. Although I have read a lot about WWII, I was still able to obtain a...More

Thank RetiredNavy80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Years ago I read 'The Mighty Eighth: A History of the U.S. 8th Army Air Force' by Roger Anthony Freeman (I would highly recommend this). So, when we were planning a vacation on Hilton Head island and flying into Savannah this museum was an automatic...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We allocated 3 hours for this experience and wish we had more time. We will return. The exhibits are very well done with wonderful displays and written information. They also have some short films with actual archival footage from the war. Today more than ever...More

Thank DJKtravels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in Savannah for a reunion of Vietnam vets who served together quite a few years ago. This was a tour arranged for us as part of the reunion. I have driven by and seen the signs for this museum many times while traveling...More

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Rickie D
February 23, 2018|
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Response from iharris1959 | Reviewed this property |
The only sign we saw for dogs were service dogs for the blind. Did not see any signs for emotional support animals and we did not see any on the premises.
February 5, 2018|
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I do not know. I would recommend contact the museum directly. Regards, CM
February 4, 2018|
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