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Interesting place to visit

I stopped by here cause it was close to the Burbank airport and I just wanted to see what it was... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Mark S
West Jordan, Utah
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Right on the Flight Path - Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation

This is an interesting and free place to see if you have some extra time in Burbank, California... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Oro Valley, Arizona
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10621 Victory Blvd, Burbank, CA 91606-3918
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Some old time actors buried in the cemetery, including the last of the three stooges. If you are into air history would be more of a must do. Building architecture is interesting to see. In general it seems the cemetary is somewhat run down. Still...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped by here cause it was close to the Burbank airport and I just wanted to see what it was like. The shrine area has cool architecture and interesting facts. I didn't read all of the plaques, but I took pictures of a lot...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My wife and daughter like to go here to have a picnic lunch. It's not that it's quiet and peaceful a place for repose. No. It's on the take off path of the Burbank Airport so during the day planes are ascending every 10 minutes...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

This is an interesting and free place to see if you have some extra time in Burbank, California. The Shrine and cemetery are right on the flight path to the Bob Hope/Hollywood Burbank airport so airplanes are flying over head on a regular basis while...More

Thank Swabado
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Pay a visit to this cool place and see some history. The monument is very impressive with a lot of names that should be recognized. The adjoining cemetery is quite disappointing and really needs some maintenance.

Thank GenotheViking
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation was created in 1924 as a shrine to early aviation pioneers. It is located in the Valhalla Cemetery.

Thank Snobuz78
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The actual museum is only open the first Sunday of the month from 1-3pm. Beautiful shrine to aviation. There is a lovely fountain to see too!

Thank Karyn B
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Hidden almost in the center of Burbank is the Valhalla cemetery with the monument to fallen aviators including the Challenger crew. The Portal of the Folded Wing is flat-out beautiful.

Thank David_DeMulle
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The Portal of the Folded Wings Memorial is located inside a very large cemetery. When you come into the cemetery you must enter from Victory Boulevard and it is quite a long drive around to the far, what I would call, north east corner. It...More

4  Thank CharleySays
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