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Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

22156 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653-2008
+1 301-863-1900
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A Great Deal of Historical Info On NAS Pax River.

We enjoyed the Pax River Naval Air Museum. It is small but very nice. A lot of information about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annapolis, Maryland
Small but informative

Excited to visit another air museum, and Pax River Naval Air Museum was pretty good. We mostly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22156 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653-2008
+1 301-863-1900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Pax River Naval Air Museum. It is small but very nice. A lot of information about NAS Pax River. Only one building was open due to renovations so we will revisit at a later date. But we did enjoy it!

Thank JaneDel57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excited to visit another air museum, and Pax River Naval Air Museum was pretty good. We mostly enjoyed the outdoor static aircraft...walking around and actually touching the planes and helicopters. There were even a few docents walking around to answer our questions...pretty sure they were...More

Thank John2728
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has been in the planning for 20 years and was well worth the wait! The static exhibits tell the exciting history of Naval Aviation that has passed through Patuxent River Naval Air Test Center. PAX River by the locals. Stop in say hi...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Today I visited the museum at Patuxent River. The museum has a very nice collection of US Navy aircraft that were tested at the nearby Naval Air Station. Ranging from an A5 Vigilante to a F14 Tomcat or a Seasprite helicopters they have it. All...More

Thank Laurent H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

While on vacation, the forecast for the day was nothing but rain, so we decided to stop in & take a look at this museum. We lucked out & had no rain while we walked around the airplanes that are all parked outside. The volunteer...More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice stop to visit. Very educational. The addition to the museum makes it a lot better. The older section is still nice to see as well.

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Rode down on motorcycles with friends to visit this other things in the area. What a great time! The museum is organized well and has lots to see. Our group started talking with one volunteer and it turned out that he and a couple of...More

2  Thank blues4545
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very Impressive display of U S Navy jets, ships and other paraphernalia. Small entrance fee but well worth it!

Thank Dizymaus
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We took our 3 year old and it is amazing! All kinds of history and exhibits and if you have small children, be ready to hear "look look airplane!" Lol

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I volunteer with the Dept. of Aging and took a group of seniors there for a tour. The docents were very knowledgeable and even answered personal questions.

Thank demejo825
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Lin K
14 August 2016|
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Response from raj0302 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, admission for adults was $5.00 when I visited in February. See my review dated 13 Feb 2016 for more details.
26 June 2015|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
As John mentioned there is one cockpit trainer that kids will be able to sit in.However, most of the museum exhibits are geared towards older kids and adults. The plaques and exhibits are very informative. The gift shop has... More