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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

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Address: 1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433-7102
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Great history of our Air Force

From the early years to modern aircraft the National Air Force Museum has it all. From the Wright Brothers to a retired Air Force One and all aircraft in between, the history of... read more

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Indiana
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78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the early years to modern aircraft the National Air Force Museum has it all. From the Wright Brothers to a retired Air Force One and all aircraft in between, the history of our Air Force/air travel is amazing. Open 9-5 everyday except Thanksgiving,Christmas and New Years. Parking is free. Admission is free. To do IMAX and a couple other... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In town for the Doolittle Raid celebration and had the chance to again visit the museum, especially the new fourth building. The fourth building is the "research" aircraft of the Air Force along with the Presidential planes that use to be in the Annex. It's a great building with excellent lighting. As usual there is so much information and many... More 

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Spencerville, Ohio
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent 4 hours here and still didn't see it all. My husband really enjoyed it. Would of liked to inside more of the planes.

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Fairborn, Ohio
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Eleven B-25s flew in and put on display over two days on the Museum grounds. Admission was free and it was thrilling to see these WW-2 Warbirds in such good condition. It was also an opportunity to talk with the pilots that flew them to the Museum.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is phenomenal. ..3 hrs and was only able to scratch the surface of all of the exibihits. ....and it is free...a definite must see

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Foster City, California
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum has an amazing collections of airplanes, rockets and space capsules. They have 4 different Air Force ones planes starting with Roosevelt and Truman. They have planes all the way back to 1909. Well Wroth a visit. I liked it better than the Air and Space Museum in Washington!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is absolutely incredible! To really take in all that is offered I would suggest a couple of days. I believe the website indicates the facility is the oldest and largest of it's type in the world. The newest building that is part of the complex allows one to enter several presidential aircraft. I have always found very knowledgeable... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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7 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Anyone with an interest in aviation would love this museum! There are sections covering everything from the early days of flight to WWII to Presidential planes.

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Indianapolis
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in Dayton, you should always stop here. You can't see the whole museum in a day, so occasional short trips are the best way to see it. 4 hangars telling the story of aviation from the Wright brothers to WW I, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam, plus all the planes and jets produced as test models as the... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nicely .Well done, as a plane Inthuest , space, and so much to see,, great family day, low cost, Will be happy with your visit

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