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Wurtsmith Air Museum

4071 East Van Ettan St, Oscoda, MI 48750
+1 989-739-7555
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We enjoyed going through this museum and saw several Vietnam era helicopters and history of over... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Faye H
East Peoria
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There were all kinds of different museum material here. It would be a very amazing place for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gaylord, Michigan
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Wurtsmith Air Museum opens every spring on Armed Forces Day in mid-May; and on weekends throughout the summer until late Sept. Hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from 11 AM - 3 PM. Special tours may be arranged for other days. Wurtsmith Air Museum consists of three hangars, located at Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport. This area was formerly part of Wurtsmith Air Force Base where jet fighters were once housed. One hangar includes a "Wurtsmith Room" filled with donated pictures and memorabilia from WAFB history, numerous historical/military displays and a gift shop. Two other hangars house several aircraft; a T-33, a Huey helicopter, a Link Trainer and home-built planes. Wurtsmith Air Museum is an all-volunteer non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to preserving the history of Wurtsmith Air Force Base and aviation history in NE Michigan.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4071 East Van Ettan St, Oscoda, MI 48750
+1 989-739-7555
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed going through this museum and saw several Vietnam era helicopters and history of over past wars and services of armed forces. We were visiting with our grandson who loves and works in the area

Thank Faye H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were all kinds of different museum material here. It would be a very amazing place for someone interested in history or flying to visit.

Thank mn0rth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has facinating historical displays of a northeast Michigan Air Force base established before World War 2 and decommissioned after the conclusion of the Cold War. It is very creative and offers great historical and personal displays.

Thank M1461DXjamesk
Reviewed February 15, 2017

The town of Oscoda takes great pride in The Wurtsmith Air Museum and the history of the US Air Force as part of the fabric of the region. It is easily located along Highway F41 just about a mile from US Highway 23. The best...More

2  Thank Dennis R
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Located on the retired air base, full of history of both flight and military relics. Best time to visit during the military vehicle show held during the summer months.

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed September 9, 2016

I am a history buff and flew in to visit the old base. There is barely any noticeable activity at the airport. The folks at the museum absolutely love visitors and enjoy talking and sharing what they remember of the base! One old timer ended...More

2  Thank John R
Reviewed July 17, 2016

The air museum was very interesting and informative. The guides do an excellent job! It was well worth the entry fee of $5.00!

1  Thank kolarlimo
Reviewed May 1, 2016

As a former military family, it was really interesting for us to see the old planes, posters, etc. The staff was very friendly. Our kids enjoyed it.

2  Thank K8R8Wo
Reviewed April 5, 2016

I was impressed with the amount of things you can touch, sit in or on in this museum! Loved touching the helicopters and planes in the garage part of the museum and sitting in the plane seats. Nice volunteers throughout. My husband loved reading everything...More

Thank Mi23RN
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Great Air planes a lot History.Aviation and military,history It,s be years to be on basic to was great to see they did something with basic. coast very little as 5.00 dollars to go.mesa,az

Thank michael m
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