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United States Army Aviation Museum

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Address: 6000 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL 36362
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+1 888-276-9286
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09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
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The U.S. Army Aviation Museum maintains a collection of over 160 military...

The U.S. Army Aviation Museum maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world. Approximately 50 beautifully restored, historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft, are proudly displayed both inside the Museum's 70,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on the Museum's grounds. The collection includes many significant examples of early research efforts and developments in rotary wing technology and the evolution of the helicopter. Our public galleries represent the Army's involvement in military aviation from the beginning days with the Wright brothers and the early combat aircraft of World War I, up to the highly technological machines such as the AH-64 Apache and the UH-60 Blackhawk flown by Army Aviators today.

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Very Interesting Helicopter history

I enjoyed this several helicopters- volunteer at the front desk was former pilot. You can enter a few of them. Most is indoors. Well done

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stjudemomcat
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Brandon, Florida
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Brandon, Florida
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed this several helicopters- volunteer at the front desk was former pilot. You can enter a few of them. Most is indoors. Well done

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Mims, Florida
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very educational museum. A lot of helicopters and some planes. Gives you a real appreciation of these pilots. I think it would be great for kids to see this. I was amazed at the variety and size of these choppers. Admission is free.

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Thank kay c
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Fort Rucker is one of the leading military bases for helicopter pilot training and they utilize the Army Aviation Museum as a venue for their graduation ceremonies. The museum has a great layout with a lot of great aircraft on display. Definitely worth taking a stroll through, especially if you have an appreciation for aircraft at all.

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Thank Tony V
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Museum with several helicopters and planes. Neat displays and several memorials to fallen heroes. Be warned, it's on a military base and you have to get a pass before you can enter.

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Fort Rucker, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

If you are on Ft Rucker go visit the Aviation museum. You will be educated to the aviation past, present and future. The admission is free however they take donations. They also hold graduation here, I hope you are lucky enough to be present on one of the days they hold a graduation, it's a beautiful thing to witness!

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Thank Kelli M
Marietta, Georgia
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This museum has several very interesting displays. It would s easy navigate thru and the docents were very informational.

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Thank 352francesm352
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47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We have brought our family here several times and it is always changing. They bring different aircraft in over time so there is always something to see. It has an amazing history of Army Aviation within its walls. There is also a lot of great parts for the little ones like playing in a chinook. It's also a great place... More 

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Thank Jess R
Clarksville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This is a must see attraction at Ft. Rucker. It comprises a comprehensive history of Army Aviation with nearly 100 aircraft/rotorcraft. It also has a wonderful gift shop, the Hall of Fame Hall of Heroes and is a great place for promotion, retirement or social gathering.

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Thank John E
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

#1 - be prepared to spend a little time clearing security. ALL visitors must have a pass. Be sure to go into the base using the main road in Ozark, AL (well marked on US321). #2 - from here go down the main base road to the big Polar Bear, take a left and the museum will be on your... More 

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Thank Fred W
Ocala, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is by far a must see when in the Dothan, Al. area. It is very clean and the displays are worth every minute of your time to view

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