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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

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Address: 1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433-7102
Phone Number: 937 255 3286
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The museum is amazing. It is so vast that I we were not able to see the whole place.There is so much to see and learn about. I would highly recommend coming here for a visit.

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Petersburg, Michigan
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Petersburg, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum is amazing. It is so vast that I we were not able to see the whole place.There is so much to see and learn about. I would highly recommend coming here for a visit.

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Saint Paris, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place for the family. So much to see and it is all free. Can give donations. So big. Definitely recommend.

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Columbus Grove, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is an interesting experience for almost anyone over the age of 8. You will do a lot of walking but it is worth your time and feet if you enjoy learning about the history of aviation as well as see planes, rockets and many other displays. Being able to walk through the... More 

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Thank 46Cheryl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't believe how much there is to see. Could be there all day and not see everything. Gift shop had something for everyone.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We attended the pre race Pasta buffet the night before the Marathon race. The buffet was inside the museum in the large hanger next to a B-52. Great location, meal and guest speaker. Afterwards we did a quick view of the museum. If you are an Ex Airman, or like planes this is a great museum. We were lucky in... More 

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Aurora, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is fantastic. And HUGE. Wear your MOST comfortable shoes -- the floors are concrete. What a wonderful way to spend a day! Or two days!

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just go but be forewarned.....it's huge! Leave at least four hours to see every hangar, but know you could spend days learning about aviation.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been visiting the museum for many years and have been watching the quality of the exhibits improve each time. The new 4th building opened in June of this year and is a wonderful addition to the museum. Very nice to see that there is easy access to the Air Force One presidential planes and the research X-planes. One... More 

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Westlake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had been to the museum before but not for several years. There is now a 4th building to explore, with a display of presidential aircraft that is truly amazing to see. The museum is huge, so much to see and it's all free. There are several wheelchairs and electric scooters available to use (free also) which we took advantage... More 

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Roveredo in Piano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the most complete collection of USAF military aircraft in the nation. From "in the beginning" to the most recently declassified R&D and operational aircraft. The interactive exhibits, including a Space Shuttle landing simulator, will sure capture the imagination of any children and make for a great family outing. Make sure to allow an entire day, as there is... More 

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