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Laughlin Heritage Foundation Museum

309 S Main St, Del Rio, TX 78840-5566
+1 830-774-7568
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A must see!

This small but informative museum is a tribute to past and present LAFBase. A load of history in... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
se4dr5
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Del Rio, Texas
History of the U2 planes and the Cuban Missile Crisis

This little local museum has an excellent collection of items that explain the U2 plane and its... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
monte54
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DFW, Texas
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20 Apr 2017
“A must see!”
26 Sep 2016
“History of the U2 planes and the Cuban Missile Crisis”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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309 S Main St, Del Rio, TX 78840-5566
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+1 830-774-7568
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

This small but informative museum is a tribute to past and present LAFBase. A load of history in pictures, memorabilia and several static displays. Opening hours are limited, just check in with their website for information, it's a .org url.

Thank se4dr5
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This little local museum has an excellent collection of items that explain the U2 plane and its pilots, especially how they were deployed from the local air base during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1963. My husband was a U2 pilot (later than that) and...More

Thank monte54
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

The man who shared the museum information was a complete scholar on the history of spy airplanes. Artifacts from original aircraft are available for close inspection. You are exposed to pictures and information that was kept secret for decades The experience stays with you

Thank sprintonly
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We were very pleased to have come to this small museum in a shopfront. We were warmly welcomed and the curator gave us a personal tour of the museum that features the U2 and Blackbird high flying surveillance planes, which at one time were based...More

1  Thank djfluth
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Stopped in for a little over an hour. The guy volunteering here, I forget his name, was very knowledgeable about the history of Laughlin AFB. He was happy to show me around and tell me about the artifacts on display. This is not a big...More

Thank AF_Hiker
Reviewed 18 April 2015

For some one who did not know what was coming I was very surprised and pleased to have come to this museum. It is a shopfront and not busy. I was warmly welcomed and the curator gave me a personal tour of the site. The...More

1  Thank 1Bustrav
Reviewed 10 March 2015

This place is definitely worth the visit! They have all kinds of interesting artifacts. Lots of information on the Cuban Missile Crisis, Cold War, and the U-2 programs. They do not charge but you should definitely make a donation to help support this museum. Plan...More

2  Thank skilesg
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