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National Museum of World War II Aviation

Closes in 28 min: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great place to take the kids

I'm kind of an aviation nut to begin with, so this museum seemed to be right up my alley. Indeed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
OK, seriously good.

One of the most positively surprising museums I have ever visited. Growing, energetic and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The museum is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays from 10AM to 4PM. Tours start at 10AM, NOON and 2PM. Visitors can walk around the museum on their own or take a historical tour with a docent at no extra charge. Tours for WestPac, a private WWII...more
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755 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2740
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm kind of an aviation nut to begin with, so this museum seemed to be right up my alley. Indeed, it really was a cool place to visit. I took my 9 year old son here back in January and we both had a great...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the most positively surprising museums I have ever visited. Growing, energetic and interesting. Loaded with displayed for everyone and with an incredibly well informed staff. The rebuilt WW2 planes, etc are spectacular! Even if not a WW2 or flight buff, this place is...More

Thank NewlandViking
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely one of the worlds greatest collection of fly able WW2 aircraft. Staff and docents are externally friendly and highly knowledgeable. Guided tour is highly recommended. Tour will walk you through the history of aviation them in to a retired WW2 bomber briefing room to...More

Thank U8445GTluisd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited many aviation museums across the country. This museum has a high energy level and all the docents are very knowledgeable and are very helpful. We enjoyed our visit tremendously and would recommend a visit for old and young alike. One of the...More

Thank Chuck E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was an incredible surprise in stature and people. The knowledge and displays cover the military aviation of all theaters during WW 2. All the Warbirds are flyable, A must see museum for any vist to Colorado Springs

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 17 year old son to the National Museum of WWII Aviation today and had a great time. We took the tour and learned so much. We also were able to see where they restore the aircraft. If you are in Colorado Springs,...More

Thank COMP1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learned a lot about World War II and about the aircraft used in that conflict. Take the tour. We went from hanger to hanger with an exceptionally informative guide. We were shown how the planes are restored. We were told the history of each plane....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a gem. Super docents, pristine facility, nostalgic aircraft, a true walk down the history of aviation in WWII. Do not miss this museum located on the grounds of the Colorado Springs airport. Nearly every aircraft actually flies - they are restored to...More

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome display of WW II aircraft! The guide was extremely knowledgeable both of the aircraft and the history they were part of. Seeing how these priceless pieces of history were being restored was an unexpected bonus. I was so involved in what I was seeing...More

Thank Tour203243
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just looking for a local attraction and were amazingly surprised at how interesting this museum is. The tour was about 2 1/2 hours, and our docent was very knowledgeable and interesting. Most of the planes on exhibit are flyable and are taken out...More

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21 May 2018|
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Response from loveToTravel999999 |
I'm not sure.
Cheri F
5 February 2018|
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Response from FamilyGenealogy | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen animals on either of my visits to the museum, so I'm doubtful. Your best bet is to call ahead and ask.
Denise W
22 May 2017|
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Response from ALLISONKATE | Reviewed this property |
If you call the museum there are special kid tours in the summer!