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Pima Air & Space Museum

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Address: 6000 E Valencia Rd, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ 85756-9403
Phone Number: 520-574-0462
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Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 2+...

Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 2+ hangars of World War II planes, supersonic spyplanes, the world's smallest bi-plane, plus many other unique private, military and commercial air & spacecraft documenting the evolution of flight. Friendly docents augment your visit. Only Pima Air & Space offers the bus tour of the "Boneyard"/AMARG (M-F only, no holidays) plus offers its own tram tour of the museum's 80 acres of one-of-a kind planes daily (additional fees). You can actually touch "aviation history" including "Freedom One" (that flew the American 444-days-in-Iran hostages home), presidential crafts, planes that launched astronauts, delivered life-saving food/fuel, etc. and others with wingspans the length of a football field... Ogle helicopters, MiGs, an Oscar, a rare German buzz bomb, a moon rock and much more. 300 aircraft, 80 acres, 5 indoor air-cooled hangars. Just plane awesome!

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Past, present and future rolled into one giant area of our flying history and military. Our aircraft at it's best. If you were in the service, you will remember.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Past, present and future rolled into one giant area of our flying history and military. Our aircraft at it's best. If you were in the service, you will remember.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For the aviation history buff, this museum is a cut above. I have visited many aviation museums across the country and this stands out as one of the best. Not only do they have a rich and varies collection of aircraft, they also have restored military barracks full of historical items and diaramas. Someplace to which I make repeat visits.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum has lots of airplanes from over the years. It has some one-of-a-kind aircraft--such as the B-36 and SR-71. The tram tour, narrated by former pilots, keeps the viewer in the shade and provides tons of first-hand experiences. The gift shop has all sorts of souvenirs--suitable for grandchildren and former aviators. One may walk through a former Air Force... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun tours and you can spend time exploring either inside or out. The docents are very informed and make the tours that much better.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

PA&SM presents a wide variety of aviation history in a relatively small park. From the Wright Brothers cloth bi-plane to SR-71 spy planes, you'll see over 100 years of flight innovations and historic craft like JFK's Air Force 1.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great visit - vast and amazing! My husband and I took an entire afternoon and walked and saw so many airplanes outside and in hangars

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Green Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My grandson invited me to join him for a tour of the museum. I have to admit to driving by the facility and always wondering what it was like. Well no more. I was surprised and impressed with the quality of the display's, the detail offered, the memorabilia displayed and the overall quantity and quality of the aircraft. They obviously... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An aviation buff's dream. A great collection of historic aircraft from every era. You can wander around as you please. My favorite is the DC-6 that was President Eisenhower's Air Force One.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enormous range of old crates from WWII to the present day. Kids love the place and any old veterans will have tears in their eyes.

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Pitman, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum has many aircraft on display, particularly military planes. During weekdays, people can tour the "graveyard" next door. This includes planes no longer in service. We visited on a weekend so didn't have this option. You can also take a tram tour of the museum if you arrive early enough in the day, but we missed this as well.... More 

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