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Air Force Flight Test Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Ultimate Plane Spotter Experience

A once a month tour is available. It must be pre-booked many months in advance as the bus tour is... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Coventry, United Kingdom
Out of nowhere

Continuing our road trip, Bakersfield to Big Bear Lake, out in the Mojave desert we could see the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Robert W
Sydney, Australia
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28 May 2017
“Ultimate Plane Spotter Experience”
25 May 2017
“Out of nowhere”
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405 S Rosamond Blvd, Edwards, CA 93524-0001
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

A once a month tour is available. It must be pre-booked many months in advance as the bus tour is only for approximately 40 people. It is a working facility so unfortunately once on the bus unable to get off. Understandable due to potential security...More

Date of experience: May 2017
6  Thank paulambuck
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Continuing our road trip, Bakersfield to Big Bear Lake, out in the Mojave desert we could see the 'bone yard' tails for unused old aircraft stored in the desert, then we came across the Edwards Air Force Base, made a museum quick stop, the B52...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Fascinating perspective of the Air Force. Area 51 is not accessible. Edwards offers an insight of what might be going on in the Nevada desert. What a range of weopanry and views of the devanstrating tools of destruction. Still, the planes are interesting and the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Only do tours once a month for about 40 people so must make reservations months in advance. This is where almost all Air Force planes have been tested for the last 80 years or more. Didn't realize what a gem of a tour this would...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank janice385
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The general public tour is offered once a month and you must make a reservation. I believe other tours for groups can be arranged by planning ahead. You report to the check-in building outside of the gate to the base. You then board a bus...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank travelertoo2
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Edwards were only running 1 tour a month but it is essential to pre book. As it is working base there is a fair bit of security you need to get through but nothing unexpected. We bused onto the base our guide was a Lt...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank coutaboy
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I'm a nut for Military history especially air craft(SR71) I love vintage and historic . This museum holds a lot of information, how ever it is on a military base until the new location is built off base. regardless if you are able to get...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Bobby G
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Beautiful artifacts and special aircraft on display. Most of the aircraft are in good shape. They are working on the B52. On base there are more airplanes on display. Not part of the museum but interesting to see them too. (Especially on south base) I...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Arno0571
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Had always wanted to visit Edwards AFB and see the test pilot history, the Air Force runs half day tours for free of the installation that covers the Flight Test Museum, a drive around part of the base facilities, and a quick look a the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank MushnKit
Reviewed 6 October 2015

If you are an aviation fan, or loved watching "The Right Stuff", this is a must see destination. I visited the museum with friends and we had an wonderful time walking through aviation history at the place where so much of it actually happened. George...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank T8travels
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Response from travelertoo2 | Reviewed this property |
It appears that you cannot. You can check the website or call. The Air Force Flight Test Museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. for people who already have base access. The museum’s phone number... More