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MAPS Air Museum

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Address: 2260 International Pkwy, North Canton, OH 44720-1375
Phone Number:
+1 330-896-6332
This attraction is at Akron-Canton Airport
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

MAPS Air Museum is an internationally known museum of aviation and serves...

MAPS Air Museum is an internationally known museum of aviation and serves as a center of aviation history for Northeast Ohio. The museum features over 100 exciting educational displays of its collection of acquired artifacts, interactive exhibits and historical archives in its own library. The museum currently has 48 aircraft in the inventory.

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Well worth a visit...Many thanks to its volunteers

We visited on a rainy day so the museum was not busy and we could see the outdoor exhibits so that was a disadvantage but what we saw inside was fun. As someone else said, "very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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133 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a rainy day so the museum was not busy and we could see the outdoor exhibits so that was a disadvantage but what we saw inside was fun. As someone else said, "very kid friendly". Our grandsons got to man an anti-aircraft gun that had been used on a submarine.....one of the boys cranked the mechanism that... More 

Thank woosailor
infoJ7000GI, Marketing Manager at MAPS Air Museum, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind words and are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of hands on things to do for your kids. Not overwhelming and large so you can see everything in a couple of hours. Very friendly people that work/volunteer there - eager to answer questions

Thank Cyndy K
infoJ7000GI, Public Relations Manager at MAPS Air Museum, responded to this review

Thank you. We love to have kids and hope they go away with some history on their minds. More 

Canton, Ohio
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141 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Having seen the Air & Space Museum in Washington DC it is hard to go to other air museums. BUT, with that said, this is the little museum that could!!! They have great static displays and presentation displays of artifacts. Tour the inside hanger and see planes, models, blimp cabs and a whole lot more. They also have a great... More 

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infoJ7000GI, Marketing Manager at MAPS Air Museum, responded to this review

Thank You and we look forward to your return visit. We are almost all volunteers with only 2 full time employees and we are 90 to 95% veterans. We do about 54,000 volunteer hours each year. More 

North Canton, Ohio
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

My first time at MAPS. I was surprised a how much information was available for all ages. It will be a great place to take the grandkids when they are a little older. One more special place in the Cantonarea.

1 Thank Tod G
Steubenville, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed January 26, 2017

What a wonderful experience. I've been to the Wright Patterson museum, and MAPS is a miniature version physically, but just as entertaining and educational. It's more than aircraft, with many interesting displays of local soldiers and airmen as well as much military memorabilia. They have a gift shop there that has one of the best inventory of model kits of... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Visited with my son and girlfriend this week. Not hard to find being it's right next to the Akron-Canton Regional Airport. Museum has aircraft and other artifacts mostly from WWII and the Vietnam War. Another feature is the Gallery of Heroes which is also worth a look. Staff was very courteous and the man working the register in the gift... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Our whole family went to a pancake breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves . The breakfst was wonderful .. pleanty to eat ... and we sat right inside the hanger, with planes all around us to observe..... Nice gift shop too ! I recommend !

Thank happylady173
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5 reviews
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Attended the car show and toured the museum, had a fun day.T here were alot of cars but some were already leaving as we were arriving.

Thank Pam N
Wadsworth, Ohio
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Toured this facility this weekend and found it to be very enjoyable. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and the displays are excellent. Several plans are set to allow you to sit in them!

1 Thank kegriffin6
Ravenna, Ohio
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235 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We went with my WWII vet dad, my former aircraft carrier mechanic brother-in-law and a few others including a three year old. All of us, veteran and non-veteran, enjoyed ourselves. The volunteers were very knowledgeable and helpful. There were a few exhibits that kids and adults young at heart could climb in such as a gatlin gun, a blimp gondola... More 

Thank Leslie C

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