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Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum

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Address: 500 Forrestal Road, Rio Grande (City for Gps), Cape May, NJ 08242
Phone Number: +1 609-886-8787
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Day Trip

My family and I had planned a day trip to Cape May and stopped here on the way to the beach. Glad we did! As an aviation buff this place has it all......WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
mikebarl0w
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Pennsauken, New Jersey
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Pennsauken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I had planned a day trip to Cape May and stopped here on the way to the beach. Glad we did! As an aviation buff this place has it all......WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and present aircraft on display as well as a ton of history on NAS Wildwood during WWII. I was also very impressed by the knowledge... More 

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Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Husband enjoyed seeing some of the planes he flew in the Navy. BUT it was blistering hot and we were unable to really stay long.

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mt pleasant, sc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was surprised at how many different planes this aviation museum had for being in one hanger. The hanger itself is fascinating as it is made of a wood frame, which you can't find many like that anymore. They have a MIG 15 tested out by several pilots, including Chuck Yeager and you can see some early helicopters as well.... More 

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Parsippany, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting place to visit to see planes used during Wars & learn historical information. The admission is reasonable & it is definitely worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way home on our last day of vacation and we are glad we did. My boys were excited to be able to sit in some of the old planes. There are tons of old planes and vehicles used in WWII and by the military.

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pine bush ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you walk in the door you have a feeling of aviation history. This aircraft hanger is a authentic world war 11 aircraft hanger turned museum. The collection includes both older and newer military aircraft as well as items relating to the time period. This museum is very family friendly and easy to find at the Cape May... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband got two free passes as a result of visiting the Cold Spring Historical Museum in Cape May New Jersey. We were so glad we went. Anyone who has been in the military, veterans, or their families or anyone interested in aviation would love this museum. It reminded me or our Baltimore Science Museum in that there were so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both the adults and the kids loved the planes and helicopters!!! This was our second year going, and it was a great time for all!

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the visit to the Aviation Museum. Adult and kids enjoyed it very much. It's a treasure trove of history that we could both see before us and read about too.

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Monroe, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the museum while on vacation with our grandchilren at the shore. There was so much to interest the children aged 9 and 7. They were able to climb into the planes and vehicles. There were hands on activities for them. What a treasure!

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