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Aerospace Museum of California

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I retired from McClellan AFB, and I visited this museum many times. Taxpayers should know how their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grumman8872l
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Sacramento, California
Aerospace museum, especially the airplane interiors and runway planes were exciting for my 7 and 8 year grandkids

the Aerospace museum, especially the airplane interiors and runway planes were exciting for my 7... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
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Come experience aviation and aerospace history in an interactive setting. With an airpark and rotating exhibits, your family can engage with our STEAM activities for all ages and let your imagination soar!
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3200 Freedom Park Dr, McClellan Air Force Base, North Highlands, CA 95652-2450
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I retired from McClellan AFB, and I visited this museum many times. Taxpayers should know how their taxes are spent for defense and aerospace research. These displays provide people with examples of combat and support/rescue aircraft, spaceflight hardware and the histories of these programs. I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

the Aerospace museum, especially the airplane interiors and runway planes were exciting for my 7 and 8 year grand kids. The tour guides we brief, clear and supportive all questions and took enough time with the boys to hold their interest. I ask the boys...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SamMcP
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Our trip from Scotland brought me to the museum being an aviation geek. Needless to say I loved the experience however my 9 year old daughter too had a great day and participated in a lot of attractions. She really enjoyed the flight simulator. All...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob A
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I went with my grand kids and we had a blast. Volunteers love the job and explained to us how the planes worked and even let the boys move some pieces

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I was quite impressed to see the internal gallery and exhibits including the special exhibits on Air Traffic Control (ATC). However, the Aircraft in airpark (outside area) we simply not maintained and were a bad sight to see. I even spotted bird nests inside some...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank anshabhi
CherylDBH, Guest Relations Manager at Aerospace Museum of California, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Hello anshabi, Thank you for visiting our museum! We're glad you enjoyed our exhibit hall. Our aircraft have a rich history, but some of them need restoration work. As a non-profit museum run mostly by volunteers, we are continually attempting to restore our outdoor aircraft...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

My wife and I have visited a number of aerospace museums in the fast few years including Tucson, San Diego, Seattle and Oahu. Although not as large as the others, visiting the museum makes for a fascinating outing in the Sacramento area. Clean and well-laid...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Being a bit of a plane buff, this was on the bucket list. Reasonably priced entry, you can spend a good 2 to 3 hours wandering around the exhibits. We were very lucky as one of the guides latched on to us and gave us...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This picture that comes to the forefront, when one dials up 'Aerospace Museum of California' is WRONG, WRONG, WRONG! The picture of an F-4 Phantom II on a pole mount shown was actually taken in front of the California Aerospace Museum (CAM), NOT the Aerospace...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Good place to see History of Air Force at McClellan AFB as well as Space Support that was performed at McClellan. Great for 8 to 12 year old kids.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Got to take a picture with Darth Vader, My husband got to fly on a flight simulator. Meet some amazing men that flew in two different planes and hear their stores.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Yes, there is one inside that is available when staff is there to assist.
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