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National Naval Aviation Museum

1750 Radford Blvd, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, FL 32508-5400
+1 800-327-5002
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Spending a week in pensacola beach, or for that matter any place nearby this has to be on your to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Still wonderful.

Every time we are in Ft. Walton Beach, we drive the 90 min or so to this museum. It is by far one... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Newnan, Georgia
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Experience the magic of flight at the National Naval Aviation Museum! See over 4,000 artifacts and 150 aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aviation. Ride the flight simulators or catch all the drama and power of amazing IMAX films. Dine in the authentic Cubi Bar Cafe and take home the spirit of Naval Aviation with a unique memento from the Flight Deck Store. Spend a cool day inside the Museum and experience Hands-on-History! New Naval Air Station Entrance: All visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas and Pensacola Lighthouse who do not possess a Department of Defense identification card or are unescorted by the holder of a Department of Defense identification card, will be required to enter the installation via the West Gate located off Blue Angel Parkway.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1750 Radford Blvd, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, FL 32508-5400
+1 800-327-5002
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spending a week in pensacola beach, or for that matter any place nearby this has to be on your to do list to go and see. The history in this place is unbelievable and the people, mostly volunteer veterans are so nice and helpful. Stop...More

Thank greenacers
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every time we are in Ft. Walton Beach, we drive the 90 min or so to this museum. It is by far one of the best museums in the USA. Free entry, easy to get to with plenty of parking. The small kids get a...More

Thank ladysusan26
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum was definitely a highlight of our visit to Pensacola, Florida. Be sure to have your identification ready when visiting. Entrance is free and is a must see. We spent about 3-4 hours in the two buildings & could have spent a lot more...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum was spectacular and probably the highlight of our four state tour through the Deep South. A key thing to me that makes an air museum superior is the signage telling the stories of why the displayed aircraft is important to see. The display...More

Thank JohnGalt2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For history buffs, naval people, and simply patriotic Americans this is a fabulous museum. It is free admission. It offers many airplanes and other naval aviation exhibits. Take some time to read some of the plaques on the wall honoring many naval aviators. There also...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We all enjoyed our visit - this museum has something for all ages - kids, adults and surely - war veterans and its free!

Thank Laraine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is all free and very interesting. There something to everybody here but to it all u need 2 days to include movies, simulators and a ride with the Blue Angles in a Simulator. There is alot of history in aircraft and battleships. The navy...More

1  Thank AlnSue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome experience at the Museum. Took Grand Boys ages 3 & 6, their parents and visiting relatives to include a 4 year old girl. All enjoyed the museum and especially the upstairs simulator "ride" which is $6.00 per person. It's just like Disney Soaring Ride...More

Thank Chipster937
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see and do in this museum. The sheer number of planes on display is staggering. They have a mock up of a carrier flight deck made of wood taken from USS Lexington. There is a cafe. There are hands on...More

Thank Ramblingman163
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum offers guided tours, which we took. Our guide was very knowledgeable, easy to understand and enthusiastic.

Thank PWHorstmann
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7 November 2017|
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Response from RileyPete | Reviewed this property |
The requirement is driven by federal laws when riding on a military installation. There is no option, and they won’t let you on the base unless you are dressed accordingly. That said, a long sleeve light shirt and driving... More
21 September 2017|
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Response from Ana R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any picnic areas. If you drive less than a minute to Barrancas beach right behind Navy Lodging there are several gazebos right on the beach. Depending on time of year, it is easy to just park and enjoy! You... More
14 August 2017|
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Response from Allyson B | Reviewed this property |
Navy Point on Bayou Grande is where i watch them. Take a swimsuit and make a day of it. There is a small childrens park and a portatoilet. If you have kayaks or a canoe bring them so you can paddle out in the bayou as the... More