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Address: 1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433-7102
Phone Number: +1 937-255-3286
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Took kids and they loved it. Its free many planes, missles, satelites ect. Starts with the planes of first flights til current. You are able to walk through some and there are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took kids and they loved it. Its free many planes, missles, satelites ect. Starts with the planes of first flights til current. You are able to walk through some and there are interactive flight simulstors for yhe kids.

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As previous stated; Amazing collection of aircraft. LOTS of history here. Easy to find. Lots of free parking. Too much to see in one day. Our grandkids really enjoyed it also. DONT MISS IT.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are detailed person, if you like history, if you are interested in war, if you are an adult, if you are interested in aviation, if you are a kid, if you are curious person... just go there! You cannot missed it! One day it is definitely not enough to see everything. Be prepared for awesome adventure.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you enjoy aviation and history this is a must see. From the Wright Brothers to space exploration, they have it all.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 532 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A huge museum. 4 big buildings and outdoor exhibits too. It is a bit of a drive off the highway, but worth the trip especially if you are a USAF buff. Lots of great staff, it's clean and there's plenty of parking,

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A must when visiting Dayton / Cincinnati, this museum offers a very entertaining review of aviation history. Located right beside the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the museum is open to the public seven days a week. Great place to take the whole family for a FREE 3-4 hour activity, if you go through all of it. The museum consists of... More 

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Tullahoma, TN, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visit this museum every few years and it gets better and better! I see things here that I only dreamed of or read about as a kid back in the '50s and '60's. Here, it all comes to life. My favorite part is the Cold War Section. This museum is a "must do" for every patriotic American.

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Ellettsville, IN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have visited this museum several times a year for several years. With the addition of the 4th hangar you no longer have to sign up to go over to the Presidential and R&D hangers. It is family friendly, clean and full of history for the young and old. I would encourage becoming a "member" as you will get discounts... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Give yourself a full day for this one folks. So much to see. A truly wonderful day of Airforce history to be discovered. Great for all ages.

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros * Free admission * Huge museum - 4 huge hangers filled with planes * Amazing exhibits. My favorite was walking through Kennedy ' s Air Force One * Volunteer was the most helpful I have ever seen at a museum. He spent 45 minutes walking with our family. Was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. Cons * May be the worst... More 

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