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Castle Air Museum

5050 Santa Fe Dr, Atwater, CA 95301-5154
+1 209-723-2178
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Never saw so Many beautifully Restored pieces of History

What a great way to spend an afternoon walking for at least 1-2 miles around so many incredible... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John R
Carlsbad, CA
Good museum - Lots of planes - very well done

This would be a great place to go on a cool day. The museum has a reasonably sized parking lot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ward D
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5050 Santa Fe Dr, Atwater, CA 95301-5154
+1 209-723-2178
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great way to spend an afternoon walking for at least 1-2 miles around so many incredible airplanes of the past including an original Air Force 1. They have an inside airconditioned spot to with so much memorabilia. Fun to also walk thru the...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would be a great place to go on a cool day. The museum has a reasonably sized parking lot. There is an entrance building with a gift shop. Cost to enter is about $10 or 15/person and $2 for an information booklet. The majority...More

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

As we had a spare day we decided to drive over to the museum. Great selection of planes to see with a small history museum. Plenty of parking with a VC9 formally Air Force One parked outside. They do inside tours of AF1 but only...More

Thank Peter-D-B
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted to vistit the Museum with our family. As we were with a small rv and it was very hot (105°F) we needed to cool it. For some reason our generator failed and so we asked if we may plug in our rv at...More

1  Thank Andromeno
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here along our way to San Francisco! Was definitely worth the stop! Lots of information and worthwhile planes to view!

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The former Castle AFB is Atwater is now the home of a fine air museum. Nice displays of Air Force planes from WWII onward, all donated and maintained by members of the museum. Certainly not the largest of its kind, but worth a stop.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were driving and saw the sign for this museum. I wanted to drive by and I am not really interested in that sort of thing but my husband is so we went. My husband turned into a little boy. He was...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum with an excellent collection of US hardware including a B36, it also has a British built AVRO Vulcan , and a good selection of WW2 vintage bombers, we were able to pop in whilst on a trip to Yosemite from...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time today. We not only got to see all the planes but there was a car show as well. I recommend the tour of air force 1. The tour guide Larry told amazing stories and I really learned alot. This is...More

Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My son entered his Camaro in the car show, so I went with him and enjoyed looking at all of the planes and cars.

Thank walkerl7658
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