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Oakland Aviation Museum

8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland, CA 94621-4548
+1 510-638-7100
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Great Museum to Visit if You LOVE Aviation History

Came here with my husband. We really enjoyed visiting this museum a lot. Nice, friendly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
San Ramon, California
Another hidden gem amidst a world of hype.

Wow. This is a great place to visit. If only to see the British Airways Flying Boat. What we need... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Jack A
SF Bay Area
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  • Average10%
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8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland, CA 94621-4548
This attraction is at Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport
+1 510-638-7100
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here with my husband. We really enjoyed visiting this museum a lot. Nice, friendly, knowledgeable staff. Loads of planes inside the museum and outside the museum from different eras. There are airplane engines and other memorabilia on display. You'll learn a lot about aviation...More

Thank LisaandRod93013
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Wow. This is a great place to visit. If only to see the British Airways Flying Boat. What we need is some bizilionaire with bags of cash and no manners to drop a wad on this place so it can become as remarkable and as...More

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We has a day to spend in Berkeley / Oakland before our flight home on the next morning. Unfortunately for us, this was a Monday and we found out that virtually all museums and attractions in the area are closed on Monday. So, beware, and...More

Thank Fingerpicker8
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wanted to go to a museum and after a quick search stumbled upon the Oakland Aviation Museum. Upon entering we were greeted immediately by a friendly face and was given a quick overview of what we were going to find. After walking in and getting...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I ended up visiting here with a coworker. We were on a trip to Oakland and had an hour to kill, so we came here. They have a handful of very nice aircraft inside the museum. The bulk of the aircraft are essentially scrap metal...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 22 September 2016

If you fly into Oakland International Airport and take the shuttle to the car rental center, you’ll notice Oakland Aviation Museum, en route. I’ve always been curious about this place for years, and I finally had the opportunity to visit. I have to say that...More

1  Thank pchnmain
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The museum has many planes on display as well as many other aviation artifacts. The docents are happy to answer questions and offer incite about the various exhibits.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I have seen this museum from the highway for years and finally got a chance to visit. I took my two grandsons age 6 and 8. It was great for them and me. The musum's pieces are well cared for and informative. The personnel are...More

Thank georgeastraitjr
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We saw some of this museum from the road leading to the airport. While driving by at 35 mph might not be the most ideal way to explore the museum, we were nonetheless able to make out a few aircraft, including some dating back to...More

2  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This museum is rather small and slightly run-down, but it hosts an interesting collection of planes, engines and other pieces of the past. All-in-all a well put-together exhibit. For an aviation enthusiast, it's well worth the visit if you're nearby.

Thank Markku S
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