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Mitchell Gallery of Flight

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Had time before flight

Have noticed this before but never had the time . A very interesting museum with a lot of model and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel W
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Waupaca
Hidden and nice!

This is hidden, but really nice. I stop by overtime I fly from Milwaukee. They have interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marodint
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Los Angeles, California
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We are a non-profit aviation museum located inside Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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5300 S Howell Ave, Main Terminal, Upper Level, Near Concourse D Entrance, Milwaukee, WI 53207-6156
This attraction is at General Mitchell Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have noticed this before but never had the time . A very interesting museum with a lot of model and explanations . Remember to notice all to models hung in the airport and the designs on the floor on the way to Southwest.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is hidden, but really nice. I stop by overtime I fly from Milwaukee. They have interesting exhibits and aircraft models. Muse see!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marodint
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just the right size, and amount of historic material to view prior to / after a flight or waiting for someone to arrive. Showing important parts of Milwaukee's contribution to aviation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ClipperCapt
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating aviation history can be found in this museum. It is in the airport and it took me about three pre-flight times to view it all. The history goes from early days of aviation to recent history of aircrafts. Lots of medals, stories and replica...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dianebS2450BE
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This is a very small exhibit showing the history of flight, Billy Mitchell and Mitchell Field. It has old pictures and models that the contributions Milwaukee's people have made to the history of flight. It is good for adults and kids, It is right above...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tom S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Milwaukee has a surprisingly rich aviation history - General Billy Mitchell, the father of American airpower; Astronaut James Lovell of Apollo 8 and 13 fame; Maj. Richard Bong, the top scoring American ace of WWII, and many other notable flyers come from Milwaukee or other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

I just love the History of Milwaukee Filghts and the old planes and pictures. They History here is great. I had two hours until flight time and I just enjoyed seeing this and reading about the past.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

If you are into flying, take a moment and wonder around the Mitchell Gallery of Flight. You get to step back into time and savor the start of Mitchell Airfield and find out why it is named "Mitchell". Also get to see how it has...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank milwaukeebabe
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Gallery was very nice its a little on the small side but has alot of very neat things inside lots of medals. A must see!!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RoseannaB1964
Reviewed May 30, 2018

This is a great exhibit. It is worth the time to walk through and learn about the namesake of the airport.

Date of experience: May 2018
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The museum is open 24/7 as long as the airport terminal is open. It is free.
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