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Lyon Air Museum

Closes in 28 min: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Total Fun

Great collection of aircraft and race cars, all nicely maintained and referenced. Mostly WWII and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
Great Place to See War Birds in Excellent Shape

The Lyon Air Museum houses an outstanding collection of WWII aircraft in mint condition. All... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John H
Burlington, Vermont, United States
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“wwii era”(10 reviews)
“john wayne”(7 reviews)
Lyon Air Museum (LAM) is a 30,000-sq.ft. facility based at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif. Founded by Maj. Gen. William Lyon, USAF (Ret), the museum houses a fleet of superbly conditioned, operational and historically significant World...more
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19300 Ike Jones Rd, 19300 Ike Jones Road, 92707, Santa Ana, California, Santa Ana, CA 92707-5229
+1 714-210-4585
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All reviews wwii era flying fortress john wayne on display military vehicles nice collection well worth the visit bomb bay private collection movie theater vintage planes adolf hitler excellent presentation knowledgeable docents touring car small theatre interesting pieces
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great collection of aircraft and race cars, all nicely maintained and referenced. Mostly WWII and related vintage propeller types. Don't be afraid to walk up on the catwalk, great view from up there.

Thank unlvbill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lyon Air Museum houses an outstanding collection of WWII aircraft in mint condition. All aircraft are said to be operational and are housed in a beautiful hangar location facing the John Wayne Airport. Aircraft are not accessible for climbing inside, but there are docents...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Attended as part of an aircraft display (I’m a pilot considering the purchase of a plane) and had a chance to walk the floor of the museum. Wish I had known it was here long ago.....what a treat! They have a B-17, C-47, A-26 and...More

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I will return next time around. Great collection and very helpful docents. The displays were awesome. Thank you!

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My husband is a air force vet and he loved the museum. We had a guide who walked us through and answered all his questions and explained many things about the planes, pilots and crews who flew those planes.

Thank 3cardgrandma
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

If you want to see an excellent B-17 or other WWII aircraft, this is a great collection of planes. I never heard of this place and my son saw it and I’m glad we came. Paul showed us around and gave us a great tour....More

Thank SClemens
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Awesome airplanes and cars, like Hitler's convertible and other classics. They have many special events that make this museum even better, like in May they have the WWII planes, and you can even pay to fly on an old bomber, check their website for events.

Thank jbransford
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely interesting exhibit of military hardware in great details. The volunteers explained in professional and vivid manner yo me, and I nearly thought I was at the warfront in English channel! The museum tells the war history in comprehensive setting yet in detail in certain...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went with our two adult sons. We all really enjoyed it and thought it was worth seeing. As others have said the museum is kept very clean. All planes and vehicles are extremely well taken care of. This is a piece...More

Thank Jeanne A
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A great way to spend a Saturday. All exhibits are clean and well explained. The docents are very helpful as well.

Thank Martin O
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Response from Cherylan H | Reviewed this property |
This is what I got off the web: ADMISSION FEES. General: $12. Ages 5-17: $6. Under 5: Free Seniors & Veterans: $9. Groups: $1-Off School Groups: Free (Restrictions may apply) ...