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Planes of Fame Air Museum

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Turned in on a whim

Great museum, a working museum. Lots of displays of a wide variety of aircraft from WWII and the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
C7712VCpaull
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Whitefish, Montana
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An Amazing Collection of Aircraft

This the one of the most amazing collections of flying vintage aircraft you can see in one place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
299jonc
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Calgary, Canada
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7000 Merrill Ave Ste 17, Chino, CA 91710-9085
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Located on the same stretch of road about a mile apart, both museums are worth a visit if you are into planes. Entrance to each is $11 and they both have all the "must have" warbirds of the 20th Century (including 109 and 190 but...More

3  Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went to two museums at the Chino airport. This one, Planes of Fame was very small, about 1/3 rd the size of Yanks Air Museum. It had some ok stuff, but staff was rude. I would certainly pass on this one and go to Yanks...More

4  Thank Stunts777
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great museum, a working museum. Lots of displays of a wide variety of aircraft from WWII and the early jet era. They do restoration of aircraft there so some of their displays actually fly. This would be a 5 star place if they could improve...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This the one of the most amazing collections of flying vintage aircraft you can see in one place. You are free to walk from exhibit to exhibit, hangar to hanger and get up close (enough to touch) and personal with these rare aircraft.

Thank 299jonc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like aircraft of any kind, especially warbirds, this is a must visit place. It has 7-8 large hangars with aircraft on display and several aircraft on display in the open air. Open Sunday-Friday 10am - 5pm. Saturday 9am-5pm. Closed for all the big...More

Thank MisterAlbert
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This museum has (mostly) restored planes from the Wright Brothers through the 1960's. There are many from the WWII era. There are also hundreds of model airplanes of all sorts. The exhibits are well laid out and very informative. It looks like many people have...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

As an Air Force crew chief (retired) I could easily spend a day there checking out all the planes and related items. A really nicely set up museum with very helpful people and lots of interesting exhibits. Any airplane buff would enjoy it

Thank yachtzee1
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I have been going to the air museum for over 40 year and each time we go you see new and interesting things. This is a flying museum, check the calendar and visit on certain weekends where they will be flying the airplanes.

1  Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This is heaven for plane lovers. Strongly recommended. Lots of planes in excellent conditions in exhibition. Very interesting airplanes. Would like to go back soon.

Thank golflover26
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Pretty cool place. Lots of different hangars with a variety of planes. Day was overcast and cool which made for great weather. Lots to see.

Thank mizkat1958
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My first point of interest visit after arriving at LA. Since it was early on Sat morning there were no crowds which suited me fine. Hooked up with a young volunteer Adam Estes who showed me around. He was very knowledgeable about the history of...More

Thank Dr Jee S
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

My dad had the opportunity to ride in a ww2 fighter plane...a long held wish. It was an amazing flight for him as well as the visit to the air museum with knowledgeable docents and fellow airplane nuts. They were all very accommodating to us...More

Thank hawley5008
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Gazzax2
11 January 2017|
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Response from jimbuns9 | Reviewed this property |
Public transportation would be quite a challenge from the tourist areas of Los Angeles. The Planes of Fame Museum is in rural Chino about 40 miles away from LA. Personally I would not take public transportation from LA to... More
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Ka C
15 June 2016|
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Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
Free parking. $11 fee to museum, $10 for Seniors.
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Darren M
6 July 2015|
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Response from imchamal | Reviewed this property |
Hi Darren, I live in SanDiego and am a native Californian. We just don't have the kinda public transportation that your used to in the UK. The only reasonable way for you would be to rent a car and drive there. I think the... More
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