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Local Museum does a great job with naval history

Great staff and outstanding displays of naval history. A fun place to visit with children and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
912francisb
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Oak Harbor, United States
A great place to visit if you have a spare hour in Oak Harbor.

I dropped the ladies in my party at PaintYour World, a pottery painting studio about 10 blocks... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
Bill F
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Issaquah, Washington
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The PBY-Naval Air Museum presents the history of the WWII era PBY aircraft and all Naval aircraft based at NAS Whidbey Island through the present. Exhibits include an actual PBY-5A aircraft, many interactive exhibits including flight simulators that...more
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270 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-5714
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff and outstanding displays of naval history. A fun place to visit with children and family.

1  Thank 912francisb
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I dropped the ladies in my party at PaintYour World, a pottery painting studio about 10 blocks north the museum then spent an enjoyable hour visiting the museum which is located in a strip mall across the street from the aircraft. The aircraft is currently...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We have three kiddos that love history, airplanes and cars. We stopped in the museum as sort of a whim and did not regret it at all. Sonny and Wayne left us with a wealth of knowledge and were patient and kind to us, including...More

1  Thank Tamara K
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the museum and the people who were so welcoming and cheerful! Really educational too. Fantastic collection.

1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Yes I arrived at 3:55 and had just 5 minutes. The staff were nice and interesting. If you have flown a PBY like I have you should check out the plane across the street.

Thank Loren778899
Reviewed March 3, 2018

In the city of Oak Harbor, WA there is a museum that reflects the past years that have shaped the area. The PBY-Naval Air Museum has a large verity of Historical items to allow the visitors to see what life was like in the WW2...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We've lived on Whidbey Island for about a year, and decided to visit PBY one Sunday afternoon. We were pleasantly surprising by the breadth of exhibits and information in the museum. It was fun to learn the history of the area, and discover the original...More

2  Thank Julie_Lary
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to the museum. It’s small and doesn’t take long to go through but worth the $7 admission to support. There is history of not only the PBY and nearby NAS Whidbey, but a little on WWII, the Korean War, and...More

2  Thank 1bekkijo
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here just because I love all things aviation. Awesome little museum. Super cheap admission fee and really friendly staff. They also have a pretty cool flight sim setup. Totally worth the admission fee all on its own. Big thanks To Eva for her...More

2  Thank Howard S
Reviewed October 15, 2017

A good review of local Naval aviation history and a good overall level of entertainment, especially for aero buffs, but lots to interest everyone.

2  Thank Steve M
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armoore56
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Response from Gidster1980 | Reviewed this property |
$7 totally worth it. You can get an annual membership for $25, which includes 4 "free" passes. Have fun!!!
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