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Southern Museum of Flight

4343 73rd St N, Birmingham, AL 35206-3642
+1 205-833-8226
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Very nice Airplane museum in Birmingham, Alabama

Nice airplane museum located at/near the BHM Birmingham National Airport... A nice collection of... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you are a flying enthusiast, do NOT miss this museum. It's really outstanding with some unusual... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Tallahassee, Florida
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An aircraft hangar museum with exhibits of authentic old airplanes.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuskegee airmen” (10 reviews)
“vietnam war” (4 reviews)
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4343 73rd St N, Birmingham, AL 35206-3642
+1 205-833-8226
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nice airplane museum located at/near the BHM Birmingham National Airport... A nice collection of airplanes including the famous Russian Helicopter like the ones used in many movies...The Tuskegee Airman exhibit... very nice and in Alabama....

1  Thank Traveler57Alabama
Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you are a flying enthusiast, do NOT miss this museum. It's really outstanding with some unusual surprises (not telling you so you have to find out for yourself)!

Thank McHopper
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This a a nice place for people interested in flight. Many figures and lots of information that will help you understand the history of flight. There are classes available for groups.

Thank Al F
Reviewed 6 April 2016

One of my favorite modern history museums. Great collection with truly one-of-a-kind exhibits. The only drawback is that it is in an inconvenient part of town (understandable because it is out by the airport).

Thank jepoarch
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Good place to let kids see history. Great way to get them exploring history. There are great exhibits, and usually is not too crowded. Great family place, especially for for slightly older kids.

Thank jillsteaparty
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice museum not very big. But $7.00 to get in is well Worth it. If you like planes and history you will enjoy this. Some planes you can set in and they also have flight simulators which is fun to try. Worth a stop...More

Thank Nwojlo
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is certainly a place of aviation history. Even people like my 83 year old mother that is not an aviation buff liked it. There is so much history here that it will keep your interest. Of course if you are into aviation, you absolutely...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 28 January 2016

had all kinds of history in it..... had different thing about past wars..... had flight simulators..... had info on early flight planes like the Wright Brothers...... will have to see for your self and & good bit of walking

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We were visiting Birmingham for just an afternoon and found this museum close to the airport. We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the exhibits and their accompanying explanations. If you have any interest in aviation history, this is worth the trip!

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 12 November 2015

A great mix of items for the history and aviation enthusiast. A number of vintage and more recent items. Displays are informative and well put together.

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3 August 2017|
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Response from vincent | Reviewed this property |
Check BirminghamGroupon. We had a party of 8 and was able to get 8 tickets @ $28.00. It averaged out to $3.50 a ticket. Groupon offered a discount on top of that. So for 8 admission around $25.00 which was a good deal.
Matt L
31 August 2016|
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Response from metorresf | Reviewed this property |
Hi Matt You can walk the museum in about one hour but it depends on how a fan you are and if you are taking children My husband loves aviation so we spent more than two hours inside.
Claudetta M
23 December 2015|
Response from ace123j | Property representative |
That exhibit is the Korean War Jets exhibit. The defecting pilot was Lt. No Kum Sok, know as Ken Rowe when he became an American citizen. Ken is 85 years old now. I talk with him several times a year.