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Historic Wendover Airfield

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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This is a small museum at the training site for Army Air Corps during WWII including the crew of... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
sueswimsf
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San Francisco, California
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This was more than worth the stop. Don’t expect a tour guide and the lady at the desk hardly... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
RedHornet72653
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Mountain Home, AR
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Historic Wendover Airfield is dedicated to preserving World War II Army Air Force history, educating present and future generations about this period and having visitors experience the feelings and understand the circumstances of the WW II era...more
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345 S Airport Apron, Wendover, UT 84083
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every corner is full of memories of World War Two that is brought alive. The restoration work done by the volunteer staff is second to none. The every other year air show is a must see and the living history crew is the best.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Being the only still-operating Army/Airforce airport in the United States with such a long history of importance makes the Historic Wendover Airfield worth a visit. Buildings are being renovated but experiencing the base and recognizing how important it was to the ending of World War...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RangerCV-61
Wendovertom, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Wendover Airfield, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thank you for your kind words! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you are able to come back in the future.

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

This is the airfield museum dedicated to the group of 28,000 airmen thatvtrained at this salt flats in Wendover Nevada during WW11. Great exhibits and you can tour the plane they used for “Con Air.”

Date of experience: December 2018
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Wendovertom, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Wendover Airfield, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stop! Hope you can come visit us again.

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Amazing,historic and educational experience. Not only was the base once used as the experimental and traning facility, it was also the home of the engineering team of how to load bombs like the "Fat Boy" (The bomb dropped on Hiroshima) What most people miss and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum at the training site for Army Air Corps during WWII including the crew of the Enola Gay. Interesting photos and memorabilia are in two buildings interspersed with information about airfield operations. Staff was very nice. A good stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sueswimsf
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Neat museum. Learn about the Atomic bomb missions to Japan at the end of WW2. At one time there were 20000 military personnel in this out of the way base during the war.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank glennm701
Wendovertom, Public Relations Manager at Historic Wendover Airfield, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Glenn, Glad you were able to stop in and check out the museum and the history!

Reviewed August 23, 2018

Loved seeing the wonderful Historical Wendover Airfield! My husband and are aviation junkies. While we no longer fly we still thoroughly enjoy anything related to planes. The building that houses the museum is a jewel. Great gift shop and lots of amazing memorabilia. Thanks for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank happy4travel
Wendovertom, Public Relations Manager at Historic Wendover Airfield, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

We are so happy you found us and are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed August 2, 2018

This was more than worth the stop. Don’t expect a tour guide and the lady at the desk hardly recognizes you. They could improve that. The airfield, old barracks, hangers, bunkers and more are all there. Where Big Boy got prepped to be dropped on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RedHornet72653
Wendovertom, Public Relations Manager at Historic Wendover Airfield, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thanks for the visit! Sorry about the less than warm reception, we definitely want to make everyone's visit a great one. Thanks again for stopping in and letting us know how we are doing!

Reviewed June 11, 2018

I had read about Tibbits and the Enola Gay B-29 training here and always wanted to stop and see it. The original control tower is still present on the active airfield as are many historic buildings, including the B-29 hangar used by the crews training...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Walt53
Wendovertom, Public Relations Manager at Historic Wendover Airfield, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thanks for making the stop! Glad you enjoyed the tower - it was just recently restored to its World War II condition.

Reviewed June 1, 2018

Found the Airfield and the Buildings. Please leave a donation to help maintain this historical Airfield. The Airplane is not a bomber as was explained to us because none were available to them by the government at the time of their request. Climb the tower...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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