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“Only Museum of its Kind”

National WASP WWII Museum
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Mansfield, TX
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119 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Only Museum of its Kind”
Reviewed December 6, 2013

We visited in the middle of the week in the fall. Most of the time we were the only people there. We received a guided tour by very knowledgeable docent. A couple of planes, a reconstruction of a barracks, a couple of videos, and lots of information. Beware that the museum is in a hanger that is not airconditioned so plan accordingly.

Visited December 2013
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Midlothian, Texas
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82 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Interesting museum”
Reviewed November 16, 2013

I learned a lot about the Women Air Service Pilots in this interesting museum. The hangar location adds to the experience. An hour well spent.

Visited November 2013
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North Richland Hills, Texas
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Excellent Small Museum”
Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

This compelling story of the civilian female pilots of WWII is amazing. It was shocking to discover that they were not recognized as veterans until the 1970's. An amazing amount of records have been uncovered, despite being buried for years. The museum includes tge Congressional Medal of Honor, period airplanes, first hand historical interviews, and much more. Nice job WASP Museum!

Visited August 2013
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SW Florida
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98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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“Needs much more publicity. You need to visit.”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

What an untold tale of the Women Air Service Pilots of WWII. I guess the military boys couldn't stand being second rate to these courageous women who were treated very poorly from start to finish.

Visited May 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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280 reviews
155 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Worth an Hour of Your Time ...”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

I've been driving by the WASP Museum for years and finally stopped to check it out. I should have done so years ago. Although its collection is modest, it collectively tells a compelling story of more than 1,000 brave women who flew valiantly for their country in World War II, with little recognition and less credit. It's in an old hangar near the not-very-big Sweetwater airport, well marked from I-20 as it passes through the city.

Visited June 2013
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