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International Women's Air & Space Museum

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Address: 1501 N. Marginal Rd., Room 165, Burke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone Number: 216-623-1111
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Very interesting museum - take the time to read the stories of the first women pilots and the struggles of them to be taken seriously by NASA during the early space program. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Kristina M
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Brampton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

What a great idea but in a tired location with so much unrecognized potential. Dingy and quiet, it does not do justice to the displays and history housed here. That's a shame as it might be easily overlooked. I hope it will expand and improve yet very worth a visit especially to inspire women in aviation.

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Toronto
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

As a pilot and an aviation enthusiast, I like to visit aviation museums. I like to promote women in aviation as I believe that us men have pushed women out of the cockpit, and frankly, they should be flying as well. That being said, this is a museum which occupies the lounge areas in the smaller Burke airport, and it... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

This museum is one I'd highly recommend for any family to visit. Got a scout or school visit what a great interesting place. If you have a daughter that's the least bit interested in flying or space I'd recommend visiting and even joining the museum. This is one place for a one stop visit along the whole lake front.

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Thank Sue D
Cleveland, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

My guy, myself, his Mom and sister went here 9/2013 and admission was free. Parking was free. There were not many people there wandering through the museum. The exhibits were interesting. The museum was smaller than other museums inside. The employees were nice and informative. I spoke with a Weatherman there who explained "Lake Effect" snow in the Cleveland OH... More 

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Gates Mills, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Too bad if you missed the annual IWASM event: "Corks on the Concourse". This year's theme, "Flying Fiesta," was ¡fun-tástico! As always, there was plenty of food to be had and wines to taste. The auction baskets were packed with a wide variety of quality items, and... whoever won the bid for the leather flight jacket certainly has a special... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very interesting museum - take the time to read the stories of the first women pilots and the struggles of them to be taken seriously by NASA during the early space program. The artifacts on display are interesting included a tire from the space shuttle.

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Rew, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I brought my 12-year-old niece and she thought it was fun and educational. I did too, though I wish there had been more stuff for kids to actually do.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

I came Here, mainly because it was free. It's just a hallway and a gift shop. But I did enjoy reading about women pilots from the past. There are some planes that you can look at as well. There is also a propeller that looks the same as an obstacle in stage 3 of America Ninja Warrior. Worth a five... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We only visited this museum because it was free, Even though it had some interesting facts, I am glad I didn't have to pay. It took only about 30 minutes to wander through.

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Sacramento,Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Wiman can be great pilots. As a pilot myself (commercial, multi, instrument), I always looked down on them (as an engineer I looked down at wimmen engineers too) but I've been wrong They were brave and heroic. Many many intersting aspects of flying including the fact that they had no seat belts in those days and pilots and passengers did... More 

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