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Tennessee Museum of Aviation

135 Air Museum Way, Sevierville, TN 37862-8703
+1 865-908-0171
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This was amazing!!! My husband and I loved every minute of it! We even were lucky enough to catch... read more

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Samantha T
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Good to see Warbirds

Was a fun and easy trip to see vintage aircraft. It only takes an hour to walk through the museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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WHERE HISTORY LIVES! Airworthy "Warbirds" are the foundation of this 50,000 sq ft facility, located on the Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport in Sevierville. This unique location helps to bring aviation history to life with unscheduled flight demonstrations. Aviation enthusiasts will appreciate the professionally designed Exhibit Gallery, containing artifacts tracing aviation and military history, uniforms, aircraft models and hundreds of aviation memorabilia. The 35,000 sq ft Aircraft Hangar features aircraft engines and cockpits, military vehicles, and magnificently restored vintage “Warbirds.” The collection of trainers, fighters, helicopters, jets and amphibious aircraft will definitely satisfy the interest of any “Warbird” fan. Whether you’re a seasoned pilot or just have a passing interest in flight, this is a must-see while visiting the Great Smoky Mountains. Travel off the beaten path and explore the fascinating realm of flight at this hidden treasure.
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“nice display” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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135 Air Museum Way, Sevierville, TN 37862-8703
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+1 865-908-0171
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was amazing!!! My husband and I loved every minute of it! We even were lucky enough to catch them flying one of them!

Thank Samantha T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a fun and easy trip to see vintage aircraft. It only takes an hour to walk through the museum and is it's very close to town.

Thank mvestments
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I both enjoyed the history and the displays. Jerry gave us a great tour and was very knowledgeable. This is a a great place if you are looking for something to do in a more peaceful atmosphere.

Thank Bailey S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was exceptional and made us feel welcomed- the museum covered a lot of years and had some outstanding examples of planes, helicopters, etc. Enjoyed very much!

Thank Kwajkid007
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a fun place to visit, especially for those who have an interest in aviation. It is family friendly and educational.

Thank LovesToGo_1
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Well worth the visit especially if you can spend time with the owner founder Neil Melton. His history in cinema brings added interest to some of his exhibits. I am partial to his A-1 Skyraider which I flew in 1972.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

This place is pretty neat with very friendly staff. I would wish for a different set up of planes and more hands on activities.

Thank Flutter89
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Visited there based upon AAA's TN Tourbook recommendation. While some of their aviation artifacts and planes are kind of cool, the museum is not well organized and many of the items are not well labeled. Some of the planes are nothing more than rotting, rusting...More

Thank ChasinNJ
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TN_Museum, General Manager at Tennessee Museum of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank for your review. The Tennessee Museum of Aviation takes pride in our aircraft collection. Although, we have had visitors comment on the layout and organization of our aircraft hangar ... it should be understood that a number of our aircraft are in fact "airworthy."...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The aircrafts were pretty cool. Museum itself was a little dull to me but I'm not that interested in planes and the military. I would go again if someone else wanted to but not just for me.

Thank Carolynn F
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TN_Museum, General Manager at Tennessee Museum of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for your review. The Tennessee Museum of Aviation takes pride in our aircraft collection. We have a number of "airworthy" Warbirds. Aviation and history enthusiasts enjoy spending time browsing our exhibit gallery and aircraft hangar. We look forward to having you visit again.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Well done aviation museum. The museum is divided into two sections. One sections dedicated to aviation history and the second to the actual aircraft collection. Several WW2 fighter aircraft as well as some military vehicles. Very well maintained. Not so large that it is overpowering....More

Thank Bobby F
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TN_Museum, General Manager at Tennessee Museum of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for your review. The Tennessee Museum of Aviation takes pride in our aircraft collection. We have a number of "airworthy" Warbirds. Aviation and history enthusiasts enjoy spending time browsing our exhibit gallery and aircraft hangar. We look forward to having you visit again.

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General Adult Admission-$12.75 Senior 60+ Admission-$9.75 Veterans Admission-$8.75 Children 6-12years-$6.75 Under 6 free
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