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Historic Aviation Memorial Museum

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Address: 150 Airport Dr, Tyler, TX 75704-6600
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+1 903-526-1945
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Was very good with guided tours. Very informative. People very friendly. There is also a restaurant there.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Plano, TX
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well presented museum hindered somewhat by rudeness. Visited with my family and took our time, about 30 minutes before closing they start turning the lights off. We ask if they are closing and they indicate no. So we continue looking around but notice they are watching us. So I think we get the hint. We leave about 15 minutes... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was very good with guided tours. Very informative. People very friendly. There is also a restaurant there.

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Houma, Louisiana
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75 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this little gem while out Geocaching for an event taking place in the area. Right away from the parking lot you could see all the beautiful aircrafts on display. They did a great job putting together a little museum on the inside as well. I could imagine that this would be a great place for large groups... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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195 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Came with three generations and all of us enjoyed it! I was surprised how much they had, how much variety there was, and how informative the displays were. The gentleman who showed us around the outside was full of interesting and apt information. We got there later than we had planned, so will go back to spend more time. You... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Peopled by volunteers who were actually in the military (or closely associated), you can get some first-hand information about some of the exhibits. Great old pieces of equipment, uniforms, news articles, etc., that would disappears if not preserved in some way. Make sure to ask about going outside to see the retired jets (there are about 8 of them that... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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192 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Looking for a location to hold a meeting for about 40 to 50 people. What a great find. When I stopped at the Tyler Chamber if Commerce they gave me a list of places and mentioned that this facility also has a cafe. The museum has aviation memoribilla from generations ago as well as old aircraft. I spoke to the... More 

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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The volunteers are pure gold - they bring every exhibit to life. Our docent stayed with us most of the time we were there and personally knew just about every person involved with the displays. He personally flew a Thunderchief! We had a wonderful time.

1 Thank Tonnatraveler
New Iberia, Louisiana
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189 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband is a helicopter pilot and Army veteran so of course this was a great place for us, but I think visitors of all ages can find something interesting at this gem of a museum. I enjoyed the section on women in aviation, the paintings of balloons used to track troops in the Civil War, and the many items... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

HAMM is located in the old terminal of Tyler Pounds Field. It is the home to some historic airplanes that have served in a multitude of capacities throughout aviation history. You will find the staff to be very accommodating and its a great place to take the family. Older adults can re-live some past memories as well!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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140 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Cheap admission. Self guided tour on the inside you can spend as much time as you want doing. It's the whole history of aviation, a lot of it military, and even space aviation (NASA). The outside part is a guided tour of some planes and helicopters parked on the tarmac. There's a cafe inside too if you're so inclined. There... More 

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