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Western Museum of Flight

3315 Airport Dr, Torrance, CA 90505-6152
+1 310-326-9544
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if you dont want to leave southbay, its fine

comparing to other LA attractions, it rates low, but for 'little" southbay it is fine for a couple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Douglas William M
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Burbank, California
Great little museum

Watch for events at this museum, they have speaker & other fun events. Parking in lot .... Easy off... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
YardSaleLdy
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Torrance, California
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3315 Airport Dr, Torrance, CA 90505-6152
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"aviation history"
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"interesting things"
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"worth the trip"
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"on display"
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"speakers"
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"hanger"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

comparing to other LA attractions, it rates low, but for 'little" southbay it is fine for a couple of hours

Thank Douglas William M
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Watch for events at this museum, they have speaker & other fun events. Parking in lot .... Easy off frwy Crenshaw south ... & Lot of restaurants close by for a meal before or after.

Thank YardSaleLdy
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

As the other reviews mention, there are many interesting and a few unique items on display. Ever wonder where the spare engine for the Spruce Goose ended up? What I would like to add to the previous reviews is that the staff members are an...More

Thank Ed R
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

After living in the South Bay Area for decades, I finally visited the museum which I learned moved to the current site 8 years ago from the Hawthorne airport. I have to say that if you have any interest in airplanes and the story of...More

Thank BoboTravlr
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

It's a small museum. The hanger has a lot of interesting things to look at and there are always a few dozens around to help with questions and the entry fee is only $5. There is around a dozen planes, and every one is worth...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very nice, small museum. The exhibits a small, but very interesting, especially the Lou Zamperini section (as a great tribute to our local hero). You can tour it in less than two hours.

Thank KFrasier
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

As a pilot when I drop into Torrance Airport this a place I always drop by this place. Great historical aviation. Also see the Zamperini museum while at the Airport.

Thank Ian A
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

If wanting to visit an aviation museum near Los Angeles is in your plans, this is worth the trip. It's a small museum, but has a good collection. The aircraft we wanted to see (YF-17, YF-23) are located on the other side of the field...More

Thank Snowcats95
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very limited number of exhibits and it will not take more than an hour or two to visit and view everything. However, there are some interesting things to view and is definitely worth a visit for the aviation enthusiest

Thank Shrike2747
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is very small museum, I was hoping for more kind of cramped, needs more room for displays of aircraft. Nice staff what is there is interesting but you can look at everything in less than 1 hour.

Thank FilAmfighter1
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