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International Women's Air & Space Museum

1501 N Marginal Rd, Room 165, Burke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland, OH 44114-3760
+1 216-623-1111
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What a gem this museum is. It is inside the municipal airport. It is free and open 7 days a week... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda S
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Harrisburg, United States
Swell small free museum that shows what women did in air and space.

Found this small free gem of a museum at the lakefront airport in Cleveland, not far from the Rock... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Edward Hobart T
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The mission of the International Women's Air & Space Museum is to preserve the history of women in aviation and space and to document their continuing contributions today and in the future. We have artifacts for over 6,000 women in the aviation and aerospace fields. We are the only museum of our kind in the entire world because we represent women in all fields of aviation and aerospace, including but not limited to; pilots, mechanics, mission controllers, and astronauts. We provide educational experiences to school children and scout groups with private tours and hands on learning. We also provide private tours and boxed lunch programs for adults. We aren't just a quiet museum in the airport, as we host numerous events and fundraisers throughout the year including; Dinner with a Slice of History, Family Day, Rocket Day and Corks in the Concourse. Visit our website or give us a call for more information regarding the exhibits, tours, events, or general information. Exhibits: Open 7 days a week, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Office/Gift Shop: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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  • Average15%
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1501 N Marginal Rd, Room 165, Burke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland, OH 44114-3760
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gem this museum is. It is inside the municipal airport. It is free and open 7 days a week. We went on a Sunday and were the only ones there. We spend about 3 hours and I could have spent more! There are...More

Thank Linda S
IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Linda! Thanks for the kind words. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our museum! We change out some of our exhibits throughout the year and hold many events. We hope you will be able to visit again soon.

Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Found this small free gem of a museum at the lakefront airport in Cleveland, not far from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Science Museum. It is not well marked, but the exhibits are very good. The Executive director of the Museum is...More

Thank Edward Hobart T
IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We are always changing out our exhibits so we hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed October 1, 2017

So this little museum is tucked away in a lakefront airport, but is absolutely free to walkthrough. As a female, it is wonderful to see a museum focused on accomplishments made by females. It has a lot of information about the first women in space,...More

Thank Melissa C
IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to our museum. We are always changing out exhibits and hosting various events so we hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed September 3, 2017

Found this museum in a Cleveland tourist magazine and thought my wife would enjoy it. Turns out, I learned a lot about women in aviation also. Really fantastic look at early female aviators beyond just Amelia Earhart. We enjoyed reading about these early aviators and...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Wow - who knew? What a neat and free attraction in Cleveland - just minutes from downtown center. We enjoyed the historical features and even sitting outside watching some of the small aircraft take to the sky over the lake. Nicely appointed and well maintained....More

Thank td397
IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you for visiting the museum and for the kind words. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! Please visit again soon as exhibits are always changing and events are always happening.

Reviewed August 1, 2017

Was at the airport for business and never knew this was there. Awesome history of female flyers. A must see.

Thank C1452BOjosephm
IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

Thank you for the kind words! We are happy you were able to discover our museum. We are always changing out exhibits and we host events every month so be sure to come back and visit again soon.

Reviewed July 16, 2017

Traveling with a group we stopped at the Burke Lakefront Airport for a restroom break. We stayed longer than initially planned due to the free museum about women in aviation. With lots of information and memorabilia presented in well lite space, it was a welcome...More

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IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are so happy you stumbled upon the museum. We are a free museum so be sure to come back soon. We are always changing out exhibits and hold events about once a month.

Reviewed July 9, 2017

A beautiful museum, easy to get too, free parking & admission, nice gift shop. Special thanks to Heather and the staff for directions, times, and events. The wife and I stayed an extra day to go back and see “Rosie The Riveter Day”, a WWII...More

Thank Douglas T
IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are glad you were able to stick around for the fun! We hope you will be able to enjoy more of our events in the future.

Reviewed July 8, 2017

We learned about women in aviation for the last 100 years. When a Stearman plane landedeveryone ran to look. I knew about some but not all of these women. Thanks for all the information. Some of the exhibits were a little hard to read.

Thank Mary Anne J
IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Thank you for visiting the museum. We hope you will visit again soon as we are always changing out our exhibits!

Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Hidden within the terminal at Burke Lakefront Airport is the International Women's Air & Space Museum. It has a number of interesting displays from various women aviators, pilots and astronauts. It is mere steps from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Codd...More

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IWASM, Public Relations Manager at International Women's Air & Space Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Thank you for the kind words! We are glad to hear you found and enjoyed us. We are always changing out exhibits so please come back soon to see what else we have to offer!

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