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Planes of Fame Air Museum

755 Mustang Way, Valle Airport, Williams, AZ 86046-5014
+1 928-635-1000
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Interesting history, while quite small

The museum was interesting history and the memorabilia was worth seeing. it is a small museum and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sharon52024
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Portland, Oregon
Great little museum

We love airplane museums. We were in the area so went to Planes of Fame. They had a number of... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Donna H
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Located at the intersection of Highways 180 & 64 at Valle-Williams Airport, south of south rim of Grand Canyon, the museum is open daily 9-5 except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Nearly three dozen warbirds and classic aircraft are on display including the Lockheed C-121A Constellation which was General Douglas MacArthur's personal VIP transport. For more information about the museum, the annual Warbird Fly-in in June or special membership programs, visit our website.
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755 Mustang Way, Valle Airport, Williams, AZ 86046-5014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum was interesting history and the memorabilia was worth seeing. it is a small museum and there is not much else around, especially if you want to have lunch or a snack. It houses interesting documentation and several small planes. It can be an...More

Thank Sharon52024
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We love airplane museums. We were in the area so went to Planes of Fame. They had a number of airplanes from bi-planes, WWII, and more modern planes. A car or two and a helicopter. There are lots of display cases with military equipment, clothes,...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This museum contains not only planes but information about local people who involved with aircraft, whether military or commercial. There are also some drones and miniature planes, maybe radio control planes? Also a lot of historical memorabilia, such as parts of planes, missiles, pictures and...More

Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Planes of Fame while driving back from the Grand Canyon. The admission cost was reasonable for what we got to see. There were planes which I had not seen before. I really enjoyed the display cases spread throughout the building. My wife got...More

Thank Nick V
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Great place to see memorabilia and old airplanes. A bit pricey for what you see but great to help museums like this.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Another traveler told us about this museum. It was conveniently located on the drive to the Grand Canyon National Park. The entrance fee was $10 per person and the staff even offered free coffee. The variety of the planes was fantastic. I was especially impressed...More

Thank tamu2628
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The lady who owns the place was very nice. We had a long chat after we had visited the displays. Lots of personal memorabilia from military and airline people. Some beautiful aircraft, both military and commercial. Met the mechanic that works on them, a retired...More

Thank janice h
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A flyer of the Planes of Fame Museum we picked up at the RV park in Williams stated, "Open 7 days a week (closed Thanksgiving & Christmas)." Just to be sure we phoned the museum and a recording said it was closed for the winter...More

2  Thank nebill
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We drove from Flagstaff only to find out that it is closed October to March. All sites showed it was "open now". None of their ads showed seasonal.

3  Thank Ladyjm519
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This museum has some truly wonderful planes and historic exhibits. If you want to see a BF109 with the cowling off, this is the place. If you want to see a truly spectacular F3F replica, this is the place. If you enjoy seeing historical displays...More

3  Thank Mike K
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