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Beechcraft Heritage Museum

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Address: 570 Old Shelbyville Hwy, Tullahoma, TN 37388-4703
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+1 931-455-1974
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08:30 - 16:30
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Tue - Sat 08:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Beechcraft Heritage Museum is a world class aviation museum. Over...

The Beechcraft Heritage Museum is a world class aviation museum. Over 60,000 square feet exhibiting 35+ aircraft from the mid 1920's to this century. Original art pieces and extensive historical displays of aviation and Beechcraft history.

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An unexpected gem

Even if you are not a pilot you will find this museum very educational and the vintage staggerwing aircraft fascinating and interesting

Reviewed 24 March 2017
xckier
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Bozeman, Montana
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Bozeman, Montana
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121 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Even if you are not a pilot you will find this museum very educational and the vintage staggerwing aircraft fascinating and interesting

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this museum and planes in general! Is it true that the skating rink in town is modeling their putt putt golf after your planes and museum?

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jccurtis, Director of Sales at Beechcraft Heritage Museum, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Museum and thank you for the review! We will have to investigate your question and will follow up with you when we have a factual answer. More 

Clearwater, FL
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A must see for anyone interested in aviation, history or business. The story behind the Beechcraft Corp. is fascinating. Multiple aircraft on display, including the Staggerwing biplane and the amazing Starship.

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Thank bahamablue
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is not the Smithsonian, but a fun tour. The aircraft are in beautiful condition. The BHM also serves as a venue for events, such as receptions, banquets, and the like.

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Thank Leonard H
Tullahoma, Tennessee
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The staff is great, the place is clean, and the history is well documented. If you are even passingly interested in American aviation, stop by for a visit.

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful aviation museum in a beautiful setting. The museum sponsors and staff have done an excellent job of preserving and presenting a large number of historically significant aircraft. The park like grounds are perfect for a family picnic. Plan for a long visit.

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Thank Windknot54
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This museum is very clean and well laid out. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The planes are very well presented with good information. We enjoyed the history of the Beech family. This is a very interesting museum for everybody. Plane enthusiasts should expect to spend several hours here. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Oniedu
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Wonderful setting on Tullahoma airport grounds- arrive by air or car! Modern facilities (air-conditioned) on well-kept grounds. Informative staff greets you and instructs you towards your self-guided tour- you could spend an hour or a day! It's all about Beechcraft... the people who made them and the planes. The aircraft are in amazing states of preservation. Enjoyable for all ages!

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Thank h0rse56
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20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great time with my family at this museum. We liked the history, we like to the planes, and we like looking at civil air patrol items as well. While we were here there was a civil air patrol glider school going on at the airport next to the museum. We had the opportunity to see gliders and... More 

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Thank Rachael M
Nashville, Tennessee
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117 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great history and education on the Beech family and the many aircraft. You get an upclose hands on view of some of the original Beechcraft airplanes. Also outside we got to see the skydivers right in the field next to the museum.

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