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United States Army Aviation Museum

6000 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL 36362
+1 888-276-9286
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Great museum

Take it from a history buff and Army Aviator; one of the best museums I’ve seen and well worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Uh60av8or
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Fort Rucker, Alabama
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Any aviation bugg needs to visit this museum

Excellent aircraft displays; interesting history of aviation; superior docents. This should be on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
billschwent
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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The U.S. Army Aviation Museum maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world. Approximately 50 beautifully restored, historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft, are proudly displayed both inside the Museum's 70,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on the Museum's grounds. The collection includes many significant examples of early research efforts and developments in rotary wing technology and the evolution of the helicopter. Our public galleries represent the Army's involvement in military aviation from the beginning days with the Wright brothers and the early combat aircraft of World War I, up to the highly technological machines such as the AH-64 Apache and the UH-60 Blackhawk flown by Army Aviators today.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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6000 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL 36362
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take it from a history buff and Army Aviator; one of the best museums I’ve seen and well worth the visit. And it’s free!

Thank Uh60av8or
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent aircraft displays; interesting history of aviation; superior docents. This should be on your list of places to visit it you are anywhere near Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Thank billschwent
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Even if you're not interested in aviation, this museum is beautiful. Very informative, lots to see and enjoy. My guests were delighted to spend a couple of hours here.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This museum met and exceeded expectations for an army museum. It had many aircrafts set up to look at and see how the craft adapted to new science.

Thank MilHistory_Traveller
Reviewed 30 October 2017

What a great museum to see aviation from way back when! THIS is a must for anyone traveling through or living in the area. Thoroughly enjoyed seeing the old "choppers" and airplanes. Good history, well displayed with the history of each flying vessel!

Thank ciaotebaldi
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Just inside the Daleville Gate on the left you will find this museum. It is wall-to-wall filled with static displays of fixed-and rotary-winged aircraft. Many more larger aircraft are on the grounds around the museum. Any aviation enthusiast or history buff will certainly enjoy a...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We enjoyed visiting this museum and seeing all of the various helicopters and aircraft on display. Good history lesson.

Thank FloridaGal3740
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I visit museums all over the country and this is another great one. The museum is clean and well maintained. The history contained in the museum is amazing. However, I think the best part was the technical information about all of the...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived to see this and we're told that we couldn't because we are British - we don't have a US social security number. The clownish security guard appeared to take pleasure in telling us. What an unfriendly and ungrateful ally the US is!

Thank belfastconfetti
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I just wouldn't make a special trip to see it. (Go to the HisSteven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia instead!)

Thank Tom F
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