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“Great piece of history”

Military Aviation Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: World War One and Two aircraft THAT STILL FLY are the heart of this unique museum. 40,000 guests each year travel from all over the world to see our aircraft, especially during our major events and airshows. Come see why the Military Aviation Museum is one of the top attractions in all of Virginia Beach! Take a flight in an open cockpit biplane for a once in a lifetime experience, and learn about the heroes of the first fifty years of military aviation.
Newfoundland
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Great piece of history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

Very interesting and the guides (volunteers) were informative and nice. We would definitely go back again.

Visited August 2013
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Virginia
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15 attraction reviews
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“Great Aviation Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

I'm mostly a WWII guy and enjoyed seeing the planes from that era. No barriers around the planes so you can get right next to them. They have a large collection of WWI planes in a new hangar a short walk from the main building as well as a hangar from Europe that was rebuilt. The docent lead tour of these hangars is good. We enjoyed it and bought a family membership for $100.

There has been talk that it may close.

http://hamptonroads.com/2013/06/va-beach-aviation-museum-owner-were-fine-now

A B-17 was recently sold and other planes are for sale.

Visited August 2013
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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice if you're into aviation history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

Has a lot of history relics and some of it has been used on the Military Channel. Nice, if you like this sort of thing. Kind of out in the middle of nowhere, though

Visited October 2012
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Toronto
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

Wonderful place to see WWI and WWII planes. Hangars are immaculate. A lot of planes to see, so plan on spending a couple of hours there. They now charge admission, so keep that in mind if you decide to visit (the entrance fee is reasonable).

Visited August 2013
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Dupont, Indiana, United States
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
“great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

it is free to see and is interesting >>>Must see and experience it I would tell everyone check it out

Visited August 2013
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