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The Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation

2600 Expedition Ct, Sioux City, IA 51111-1108
+1 712-252-5300
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a decent place to kill some time

This museum has been around for a few years but could still be considered fairly new. I remember... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
IowaLakeGirl78
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Sioux City, Iowa
Transportation Museum with an emphasis on air travel

This is a relatively new meseum in the area, and since it is privately run, there is an entry fee... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
mrsnelsonplays
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Take a step back into history and encounter unique artifacts and exhibits that help tell the exciting story of aviation and transportation in our lives. Explore a wide variety of displays and exhibits of full size aircraft and surface transportation from bicycles to vintage automobiles, a fire engine, and even a Boeing 727-200! The Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation preserves and celebrates the rich aviation and transportation history of the Sioux City area. Spend an hour…spend a whole day… the entire family will find something fascinating, entertaining, unique or educational at the Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation!
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  • Poor3%
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2600 Expedition Ct, Sioux City, IA 51111-1108
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"united flight"
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"air travel"
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"aircraft including"
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"world war"
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"pleasant surprise"
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"airplane"
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"crash"
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"cars"
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"ambulance"
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This museum has been around for a few years but could still be considered fairly new. I remember when it was first being established and know those in on that phase were dedicated to providing a quality experience. I have been here twice and enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a relatively new meseum in the area, and since it is privately run, there is an entry fee. One of the museum personnel can usually be convinced to show you around. The museum is on the grounds of the Sioux City airport and...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

A great place to let young people see the progress aviation has made. There are many aircraft or parts of aircraft including planes and helicopters. There are other antiques such as cars, motorcycles, and buggies also.

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This museum has a rich collection of war memorabilia, but because it is at the crash landing site of United 232, it has a strong collection of commercial airline items. The exhibit of the crash is both chilling and inspiring. There are also transportation items...More

Thank itsme018
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a small museum with some interesting vehicles, not just planes. Displays were obviously not professionally done, but it has lots of interesting pieces. The area dedicated to the crash of flight 232 was nicely done and quite touching. Not a huge must see...More

Thank Penelope N
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This museum located near the Sioux City airport appears to be a work in progress. While they do have some interesting items spanning from World War 1 to present day, it appears that the museum is a work in progress. Your tour is self guided...More

Thank kylelswin
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

My son and I were hoping to be able to go in some planes, but they were all closed. We were hoping to see more.

Thank Kendra H
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This museum isn't just about airplanes. They have unique cars, trucks and other vehicles. The display about the crash of flight 232 is well done. This is a nice place to visit, and aalthough there is plenty to see, you can do this one in...More

Thank Hans K
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were fortunate to have the director of the museum give us a guided tour.The detailed pictures and exhibits of how Sioux City responded to the airliner crash was impressive.!

Thank Howard G
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a sibling reunion this week and decided to visit some attractions. Being a Monday, the Art Center & Lewis & Clark center were closed. This was our second choice but a pleasant surprise. You might need your GPS to find it if you...More

Thank Margery T
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