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Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force

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Address: 2249 Airport Dr, San Marcos Municipal Airport, San Marcos, TX 78666-4831
Phone Number: +1 512-396-1943
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A real war plane excitement

My daughter in law took me here. It was exciting. Actual WWII warplanes, and most still fly. You can get into, if you can, a Navy jet. Even a small museum and gift shop for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
daddymo2
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Buda, Texas
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Buda, Texas
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter in law took me here. It was exciting. Actual WWII warplanes, and most still fly. You can get into, if you can, a Navy jet. Even a small museum and gift shop for browsing. The planes are beautiful. A real history treat. Fun for the whole family.

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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This a great place to see some of America's aviation history close up, and step inside a hangar that is the last of its kind in the USA. The people who run the CAF's Central Texas Wing do so with love and pride, restoring and maintaining the aircraft at was once part of the Gary Army Air Force base. If... More 

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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Definitely an underrated place in San Marcos! Some great aircraft here, many of which are being restored to flying condition. I've gone several times, and it never gets boring. The volunteers working on the planes are always more than happy to show you around. Make sure to leave a donation, as this place is free but relies solely on generous... More 

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Wimberley, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Unfortunately the museum was closed, my fault for not checking. However on went onto the website to check dates and hours and found a spectacular treat. Amazing website with plenty of photos and history.

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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This museum was so great for kids who love planes. The people there were so nice and took the time to answer all of the question of my 7, 4 and 2 year old nephews. Admission is free but they run on donations. All the planes there are operational and if you are lucky you can even watch the planes... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This organization restores, preserves, and flies WWII era aircraft. There is an excellent museum and aviation library on site, and visitors are very welcome to mingle with the artificers and restorers. Donations are welcome but not required. This is a living history aircraft repair shop and flight operations center that is quite unique and is housed in an authentic WWII... More 

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Leander, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I love airplanes and enjoy anything that involves airplanes. Been to the museum at CAF several times, looked at the many military aircraft that the Central Texas Wing have restored or in the process of restoring. Great for younger kids as they get to see some of the older aircraft and learn a little about military history. Central Texas Wing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Small but well layer out. Volunteers were VERY helpful & knowledgeable. Liked answering questions & pointing out the "gems" of the museum.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

My entire family loves aviation history. I have to admit I merely tolerated this passion, but today I was converted! We've been to several aviation museums, but climbing into a B-25 cockpit and nose is hard to beat. My husband was happy to read each display, but I enjoyed Clint's tour of the museum filled with personal stories and history.... More 

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Thank ginnabird
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Really cool place. Self-guided tour with extremely knowledgable and passionate folks preserving these aircraft. Only a small donation to walk amongst these amazing warbirds with none of the pretension of most museums!

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