We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
They have a flying Jenny

Mike Potter is a fantastic director. Great display of working plans. WWII German, English... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Virginia Beach
Great collection of WWI and WWII planes

The airplane enthusiasts at this museum were really knowledgable. The airplanes on display had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Read all 1,092 reviews
All photos (592)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“world war”(35 reviews)
World War One and Two aircraft THAT STILL FLY are the heart of this unique museum. 40,000 guests each year travel from all over the world to see our aircraft, especially during our major events and airshows. Come see why the Military Aviation Museum...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
+1 757-721-7767
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Virginia Beach
from $44.00
More Info
from $65.00
More Info
from $55.00
More Info
Reviews (1,092)
Filter reviews
1,065 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsflying conditionvintage aircraftworld waramazing collectionprivate collectionfighter factorystatic displaysknowledgeable docentsair showplanes flyguided touron displayworking orderstep back in timewell worth the tripair forcemain building
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,065 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Mike Potter is a fantastic director. Great display of working plans. WWII German, English, American models. The flying Jenny looks like a flying lawn chair. It works folks. So cool.

Thank beachn8tive
Reviewed yesterday

A fellow dad and i went with a 4 year old and a 5 year old. 3 of the 5 hangars you can only tour via a guided tour. As the guided tour was quite detailed we had to leave it early(which is easy to...More

Thank kokonut33
Reviewed 2 days ago

The airplane enthusiasts at this museum were really knowledgable. The airplanes on display had interesting histories. The museum has obviously been built based on a real desire to keep the incredible history of flight alive. Highly recommend.

Thank mplanert
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been wanting to come and see this museum for quite some time, as I love WWII aviation and I know that they have quite the variety of aircraft to check out. They do indeed have quite the collection of WWII aircraft ranging from US,...More

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit this museum when the surf was too rough at Sandbridge one afternoon, and we are so glad we spent the time to explore this amazing place! There are aircrafts that we didn’t see at Udvar-Hazy or the Air & Space museum...More

Thank Penultimanne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Places you next to historical aircraft from WWI and WWII. They run the gambit from historical fighters to bombers both Naval and Land based.

Thank reluctanttraveler61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a gem hidden in the southern part of Virginia Beach but so worth the trip out there. Give yourself several hours to enjoy the history the volunteer veteran guides offer you. You will not be disappointed. There is also a fun dinosaur...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the museum a few times and it never fails to deliver something new with each visit. Our favorite weekend to be on property is when they have their “Warbirds Over the Beach” event. The fields next to the hangars are filled with...More

Thank travlinrond
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome with the kids in tow, lots of history and the dinosaurs out front keep them busy asking questions

Thank Dananddorothy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We held our Bnai Mitzvah here in one of the WW2 hangers and we could not have been happier with the helpfulness of the staff both before the event and that night, the space itself (we turned the whole place into a haunted house), and...More

Thank Sldancer
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're delighted that you had an amazing time with your event at our museum, and we do appreciate you spreading the word about how unique it is as an event venue. Please come back soon!

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 2, 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
$15.00 adults $7.50 Youth (6 - 17 year olds) 5 and under Free 65+ $13.00 Active duty/retired military $12.00 WWII veterans Free Group (10+) Adults $13.00 Youth $6.00
June 10, 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Taxi. Museum is 12+ miles from boardwalk. Didn't see a whole lot of other public transportation out of the boardwalk area.
June 10, 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Shuttergeezer | Reviewed this property |
I cannot add anything to what previous responders have stated. Walking is out of the question, and I do not know of any regular public transportation that goes there (down Princess Anne Road south of Pungo). That does not... More