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Hickory Aviation Museum

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3101 9th Avenue Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601-8646
+1 828-323-1963
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Great selection of military airplanes and nice volunteers

We stopped to visit this museum while on a bike ride. One of our group is a former military... read more

Reviewed yesterday
claude_monnier
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Raleigh, NC
Cool stuff

It is rather small, but packed with lots of history and memorabilia. I especially loved the old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zx6girl
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The Hickory Aviation Museum located at the Hickory Regional Airport(HKY) in Hickory North Carolina. We are a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Tax Exempt Organization. We are dedicated to maintaining the facts and artifacts of the Golden Age of Aviation. The Museum provides a unique opportunity for all generations to learn and appreciate aviation history. Free to the Public. Open Tuesday - Sunday.
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“Great selection of military airplanes and nice volunteers”
2 weeks ago
“Cool stuff”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3101 9th Avenue Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601-8646
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+1 828-323-1963
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped to visit this museum while on a bike ride. One of our group is a former military aviator, so this felt like a trip down memory lane to him, and made the tour more interesting. The entrance is free of charge, so no...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is rather small, but packed with lots of history and memorabilia. I especially loved the old planes and the staff were super friendly, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable!

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Free to the public, we enjoyed about an hour here looking at planes and watching them land and take off. Great picnic spot.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a great place to take children of all ages as well as for adults. Admission is completely free. You can go in or on any of the airplanes they have outside, which is quite a few! Not to mention catch them as they...More

1  Thank Brandy C
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

My Scout Troop was taking a class at the airport recently and we had the opportunity to tour the museum while we were there. Inside portion is small but is packed with an assortment of aircraft memorabilia. Outside is where the boys had the most...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

It is a small museum filled with a lot of information. The volunteers are very helpful with questions. There are interesting planes outside the museum to check out.

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We stopped by on our way back from Asheville, it is a very nice small place for kids. The admission is free and they have some old military aircrafts for display and you can get very close and take as many pictures as you want...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

very interesting, educational, history that you want find any where else shows things that you don,t see today

Thank Freddie G
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Not just a very nice place to take the kids, but you will enjoy it immensely as well. Do not charge a fee. They have done wonders with all of the memorabilia that has been donated. We were very impressed with the way it is...More

Thank Renee M
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

I always enjoy being at small airports, especially ones with an active general aviation population. Hickory has that, indeed. The addition of the static displays makes the visit great. From time to time, different places arrive and spend time on the tarmac. I always enjoy...More

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