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Address: 1000 W Hoosier Blvd, Peru, IN 46970-3723
Phone Number:
+1 765-689-8011
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10:00 - 16:00
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Fri - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Grissom Air Museum is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate...

Grissom Air Museum is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate our guests about the 70+ year history of this military base. We provide many experiences including tours, simulators, speakers, and multiple artifact displays. Are mission is to continue the legacy of the brave men and women who served on this base. Featured: Oldest B-58 Hustler, SAC Base Alert Tower, "Looking Glass" Mission's EC-135, Oldest Tanker "KC-97", F-100 Flown by Neil Armstrong, TF-102 Flown by President George W. Bush, and an A-10 Thunderbolt/Warthog. Plus a BA-53 Nuclear Bomb!

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Great for all the family!

We took our grandson and his family. There are some great interactive displays inside the museum for the kids to sit inside the cockpits of mock ups for pictures and the planes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melvin S
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Bunker Hill, Indiana
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Bunker Hill, Indiana
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took our grandson and his family. There are some great interactive displays inside the museum for the kids to sit inside the cockpits of mock ups for pictures and the planes throughout the grounds are well maintained and offer interesting facts.

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Thank Melvin S
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stop if you need to stretch your legs on a long road trip! Several interesting airplanes are displayed on the yard as well as a nice indoor museum! Kids love this!

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Thank Karen T
Louisville, Kentucky
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice little museum and as a career USAF retiree and formerly assigned to Grissom, it was nice to see some old air frames and memorabilia, but sad to see the old base fading way to years. The new Joint-Reserve base is quite modern.

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Thank Joseph G
Peru, Indiana
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

You will get an immersive experience with a huge collection of military aircraft. Can you imagine that the heavy bomber of WWII (B-24) is about the same size as a modern ground attack aircraft (A-10). See an example of one of the first intercontinental bomber (B-47). You can walk around the military version of the Boeing 707 that is still... More 

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Thank sprose
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Currently remodeling indoor part of museum. Will reopen March 3. You can do the outdoor airplane & watch tower self guided tour. Lots to see & if you're lucky, a plane or two might take off or land from Grissom Air Base.

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Thank sjbc22
Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Was driving from Indianapolis to Shipshewana and noticed this air museum just off Highway 31. They have a nice collection of about 25 planes (F-14, F-14, B-47, A-10, and others). The planes all sit outdoors. They do not appear to have been restored and are all sitting out in the elements. This has had some affect on their appearance, but... More 

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Thank Shane P
Zionsville
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I had visited to outdoor static plane exhibit many years ago but never been inside the museum. There are many hands-on exhibits and informative displays; I could have spent another hour or two. The museum was normally not open when we got there but they opened the doors for us! The curator was very friendly, immediately pointing out the restrooms... More 

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Thank ddubya27
Boca Raton, Florida
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71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had such a fun time here. You can get into the cockpit of a few planes, read about the history of the different fighter jets, and ask the staff about anything! If you are win the area, you must visit.

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Thank Flaladytravels
Hobart, Indiana
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339 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a really cool place for old and young alike! $6 and u can spend hours. Inside is small museum and kids can climb in planes and cockpits, there's a gift shop and bathroom. Outside are at least 20 HUGE jets/planes/helicopters that u can walk around and view with signage. Has tower to climb and look for aerial view.... More 

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Thank lynne p
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great place to visit with kids. Great staff! Lots of aircraft to view plus a tower to climb up in. What could be a better leg-stretcher for the kids and also educational?

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Thank Corey B

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