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Military Aviation Museum

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Address: 1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
Phone Number: +1 757-721-7767
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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World War One and Two aircraft THAT STILL FLY are the heart of this unique...

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 is one of the top attractions in all of Virginia Beach! Take a flight in an open cockpit biplane for a once in a lifetime experience, and learn about the heroes of the first fifty years of military aviation.

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If enjoy history, the military and aircrafts, this is a muts-see!

Though it's a bit of the beaten path, if you have a fascination with aviation, The Military Aviation Museum is a visit you will not regret.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
jpmorganre
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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41 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Though it's a bit of the beaten path, if you have a fascination with aviation, The Military Aviation Museum is a visit you will not regret.

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by! Comments like yours will help us become a bit less of a regional secret! More 

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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went here with little expectations because my husband wanted to see WWll planes his dad flew in ...I was surprised how much I enjoyed it...must go on a group tour ... Much larger than it looks and lots of interesting history the tour guild gave ...well worth a trip...also if you have children who love dinasours have very cool... More 

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thank You! We do try to be much more than a hang-out for airplane geeks, so thank you for telling everyone! So glad you had a good time - please come back soon... More 

National Harbor, United States
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Step back in time and view aircraft from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. You can observe aircraft that volunteers and others are restoring for use in local airshows.

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thank you, James! We appreciate your sharing your thoughts with everyone. With more than 70 aircraft and other exhibits, it's a great place to learn more about aviation history! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place for young and old. Very interesting and educational to see the planes and other exhibits of the wars.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If u r vacationing with family ,children or friends like myself it's a must stop and c place take the tour your kids would love it and so u will if u like history and learning become educated at this place it's worth it

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for telling everyone about us and your time here. Yes, between historic buildings, historic airplanes, and our dinosaur park and picnic areas (free) there is something for everyone in the family here. Come back soon! More 

Montgomery, Texas
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this museum and getting up close to these awesome planes! We learned a lot from our tour guide Hank Jones. He was very knowledgable and made our visit so enjoyable!

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thanks, Bonnie Thank you for telling people about your experience here. I'll be sure to make sure that Hank knows about your kind words ... More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our children there and had a great time. Great place for anyone who likes anything that deals with planes and the history of transportation.

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thanks, Jeremiah! We're glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed the visit. thanks for spreading the word! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you need to take a break from vacationing at the beach? Well, experiencing the Military Aviation Museum [check out their website] could easily be the highlight of your visit to Virginia Beach. Located in the Pungo vicinity of VB, the museum has many beautifully restored and operational military aircraft from WW1, WW2 and other eras. These are almost one... More 

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thanks, Scott We appreciate your extensive comments! Thank you for giving everyone a sense of what they will find here. This is a magical place - this morning when I got to work there was a two-seat Bleriot and a Fokker D VI flying up and down the lovely 5,000 foot grass runway - taking advantage of the calm early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was simply amazing. My only regret was that we had gotten to the museum earlier in the day then when we did! It was so much more than I expected. My two sons really enjoyed it as well. It was moving that the volunteers were mostly military retirees, and were all so friendly and willing to share all... More 

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thanks, Lisa! We're so glad to hear that you and your boys think our museum is as amazing as we do. The collection of more than 70 aircraft are well-complemented by our equally amazing volunteers and docents, as you pointed out. Please do come back again when you can let the boys spend as much time as they wish with... More 

Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the museum in Aug-16 and it was great, much more than I expected. There were more than 50 fully restores planes and a few restored cars. Most of the planes still fly. It was a rainy day and not crowed and the one of the volunteers spent a lot of time explaining each planes function and history, he... More 

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mike P, General Manager at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your visit. You have some great air museums in Canada, so we're proud that you chose to make time for us. I hope you can come back some time when we're flying! More 

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