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Commemorative Air Force Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Beautifully restored aircraft.

Small but really nice place to visit if you enjoy restored aircraft. If you are in the Phoenix area... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mesa, Arizona
Historical air artifacts through several wars

Great collection carefully curated and interpreted by knowledgeable docents. Walk around close up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lawrence, Kansas
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The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum is one of Phoenix’s top-rated attractions. You can learn how airplanes were used throughout the history of combat and feel the radial engines on our Warbirds rumble as they come to life. Our museum is home...more
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2017 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2401
+1 480-924-1940
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Reviewed yesterday

Small but really nice place to visit if you enjoy restored aircraft. If you are in the Phoenix area and like things like this you will enjoy the museum.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank _missionbliss77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great collection carefully curated and interpreted by knowledgeable docents. Walk around close up and even into several exhibited aircraft. Impressive to a range of ages. Worth a couple of hours at least and more if you read the placards, and watch the many videos.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mcr1018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in the area, so wanted to see the museum. Not disappointed. Very nice display of planes, mostly WW2 vintage. Good exhibits which were educational and fun. Very pleasant staff. Look forward to returning some day. Able to walk through a B17 and a C47....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ilbarb01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a tad late but we were not disappointed. What a museum. Had a look inside a B-17 Flying Fortress and Douglas DC-3 and saw many other aircraft and exhibits and even the workshop and maintenance hanger. A lovely giftshop. A terrific museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thewanderer300
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live just 3 miles from this fascinating museum. The B17 is our favorite exhibit, and we love hiking the mountains around Phoenix and seeing her fly by. Yes, you can book flights on this plane, and a couple of others! Excellent experience for the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Melody P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learn from the pilots who flew these planes at the CAF. My son love the visit and enjoyed learning from the real pilots of these planes. We got to tour several of the planes. A great idea for an afternoon to learn about REAL history.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

See history unfold right before your eyes. This is wonderful. Would like to take a ride in one of these nice planes.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Brian s
Reviewed 6 November 2018

What a terrific experience. The tour guide is so knowledgeable of the history of the aircraft and the museum it self. Mr. Greg Ferguson was terrific. I learned so much very informative and interesting. The aircraft arfe amazing and many still fly.--WOW Recommend everyone that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnmorton2018
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Air Museum. The displays were well marked and informative. If you had questions there were knowledgeable volunteers to answer any and all questions. It was fun to watch the the WWII planes take off and land as they give...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bluekitchen12
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We are retired Air Force, and love the history of aviation. The exhibits were very well done, they had some amazing aircraft/components, and the staff were just incredible. You could tell they love helping out the visitors. The attraction is free to active duty military...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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2 June 2015|
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Response from Rose S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not get back sooner,however another reader has answered the question. Worth every penny and they also have some very nice gift items.
24 February 2015|
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Response from Roy C | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours, longer if on a weekend and it is crowded.