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Pima Air & Space Museum

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Address: 6000 E Valencia Rd, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ 85756-9403
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Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 2+...

Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 2+ hangars of World War II planes, supersonic spyplanes, the world's smallest bi-plane, plus many other unique private, military and commercial air & spacecraft documenting the evolution of flight. Friendly docents augment your visit. Only Pima Air & Space offers the bus tour of the "Boneyard"/AMARG (M-F only, no holidays) plus offers its own tram tour of the museum's 80 acres of one-of-a kind planes daily (additional fees). You can actually touch "aviation history" including "Freedom One" (that flew the American 444-days-in-Iran hostages home), presidential crafts, planes that launched astronauts, delivered life-saving food/fuel, etc. and others with wingspans the length of a football field... Ogle helicopters, MiGs, an Oscar, a rare German buzz bomb, a moon rock and much more. 300 aircraft, 80 acres, 5 indoor air-cooled hangars. Just plane awesome!

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Excellent cross section of aircraft and displays. Informative displays, clean and well laid out. Excellent volunteer participation.

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Leduc, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent cross section of aircraft and displays. Informative displays, clean and well laid out. Excellent volunteer participation.

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Lake Forest, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are a fan of aviation, military and/or civilian, then Pima Air and Space is a must see if you are in Tucson. Excellent indoor displays and descriptions of aircraft. I found the outdoor static displays the most interesting. Very unique opportunity to see some rare (and very large) airplanes up close. We went in January when it was... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a great experience; the sheer number of aircraft was overwhelming. Mostly they were American, including a lot of obscure 1950's aircraft. It was interesting to stick my head inside a B-29 bomb-bay. The very rare Storch in Italian markings was a treat. There was a collection of Russian MiGs outside, as well as a Japanese Oscar inside, plus... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Aircraft, aircraft and aircraft, information, some of it terribly sad when you think about it all. Trip around the "graveyard" by air conditioned coach with a very informative guide, a must do. Well run, well presented, helpful knowledgable staff, good enough cafe, just enough walking and a little tram to do the museum aircraft. All in all a FULL day... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good selection of planes, helicopters, weapons and assorted gear on display in the assorted hangers. They even have a hanger for space including a model used in the filming of Apollo 11. But it's the planes outside that brought it alive for me. A very friendly and knowledgeable staff to assist.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my teen sons on this tour. I bet we were the only ones in the whole place. The tour was basically a self guided tour reading whatever signs were still standing in front of the aircraft. It was hot and we basically walked from one airplane's shade to the next. Not a comfortable tour. The displays inside the... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very education and the volunteers are the most knowledgeable of any museum I've visited...Very Good !

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Rio Rico, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent 38 years in and around aviation so this was a great way to see the history all in one place. About half of the museum is inside while the rest is outside. So if you are planning a summer visit you want to do the outside as early as possible. Now it says Air and Space but the... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went here because my boyfriend wanted to see this so badly. Well, I enjoyed this experience almost as much as he did. Our docent, Judge Tom Collins, was incredible. I don't know how he kept so much information in one brain. The planes and history were riveting and the layout was well done and quite organized. The planes in... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent the day touring the exhibits. Went on the "boneyard" tour. This place is so full of history. Makes me so proud of our service people.

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