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Frontiers of Flight Museum

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Neighborhood: Northwest Dallas-love Field
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Address: 6911 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75235
Phone Number:
+1 214-350-1651
This attraction is at Love Field
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

This museum memorializes the pioneers of flight, from the 1920s and 30s,...

This museum memorializes the pioneers of flight, from the 1920s and 30s, through World War II and up to the jet and rocket age of today. The museum also showcases the Dallas/Fort Worth area, known today as the Aviation Capital of the World, played in aviation history.

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This was a Tour with Friends. Our Tour Guide was Very Informative. He knew everything. Many Things to see. Apollo 7. First Helicopter for Civilians, that was used by Medics... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a Tour with Friends. Our Tour Guide was Very Informative. He knew everything. Many Things to see. Apollo 7. First Helicopter for Civilians, that was used by Medics. Letter from Amelia Earhart. Enjoyed this Museum.

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Enloe, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great collection of interesting aircraft. Military and spacecraft exhibits provide a close up view of historical aircraft. Great exhibit on commercial aircraft history.

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love airplanes and aerospace history, this is the place for you. Run by some of the kindest, most helpful folks in the state, the Frontiers of Flight Museum is a winner. This place is especially good for smaller children who like airplanes. The Southwest airplane bursting through the window is the best attraction. I would love to see... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Was really excited about going to the museum, but was extremely disappointed upon arriving. The staff member working the front desk was more interested in talking to another staff member than taking my admittance fee of $10. The $10 admittance fee is also way too much for you will see. None of the simulators were operational during my visit. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Fairly easy location to get to at Love Field. My son and I thoroughly enjoyed all of the aircraft on display. We liked reading the history of commercial aviation and really enjoyed the viewing the history of aviation in military. Everything from the space capsule to the pancake to the SR 71 jet engine was well presented. Definitely worth the... More 

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Dallas TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Every so often the museum brings in World Warn II airplanes and offers flights around Dallas. You get a feel for the flying machines of 70+ years ago. Shake rattle and roll is a favorite term of music but I'll bet it originated from flying on those military flights of yesteryear. The experience of flying on these ancient aircraft gives... More 

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Montgomery, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Great for aviation buffs who enjoy seeing historic and futuristic aviation exhibits. From first flight to space travel with an opportunity to walk in and around full size aircraft. Great resorations and historical exhibits.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

It can take several hours to get through this museum and it covers both military and commercial flight. A highlight is the Southwest Airlines displays which you can go in and out of. Also a cockpit of an SR-71.

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Castaic, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Located just off Love Field, it is somewhat confusing to get to. They have a small collection aThud, a T-33, an Apollo capsule, an F-8 and a few more. The entry fee of $10 was really a bit much for what you see. Our docent was a little over-enthusiastic. After seeing the Pima Air Museum in Tucson, it was a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

A good place to visit while you recover from jet-lag. If you're having a stop over in Dallas, and staying at one of the motels near DFW Airport. This place is next to Dallas Love Field Airport, easily reached by DART train from DFW Airport, then a short bus ride. Look for the Soutwest plane sticking out of the Museum... More 

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