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Prairie Aviation Museum

2929 E Empire St, Bloomington, IL 61704-5452
+1 309-663-7632
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Get your hands on some history!

Met the guy who actually flew the Skyhawk they have in the museum. He let may 12 year old daughter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William A
Lots of cool stuff........

Visited here while on a short trip to Bloomington. This is a small, but excellent museum. The man... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Shelia G
Paris, Wisconsin
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2929 E Empire St, Bloomington, IL 61704-5452
+1 309-663-7632
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met the guy who actually flew the Skyhawk they have in the museum. He let may 12 year old daughter sit in the pilot's seat and wear his flight helmet. The picture i took will be treasured for a lifetime. Go and support these guys-...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Visited here while on a short trip to Bloomington. This is a small, but excellent museum. The man that was working there was very informative and loved to talk about the items and the planes in the museum. They have both indoor and outdoor display....More

Thank Shelia G
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very friendly staff make you feel welcome from the time you walk in the door. Plenty to see both inside & out and covers aviation from balloons to space.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you have an interest in aviation or just want to check out a piece of our country's history, this is the place for you. Both of my parents were pilots in WWII and this place is awesome.

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Visiting Bloomington for a Basketballcamp this small museum showing several aicraft with a history such as a Huey that was used in Vietnam made up for an interesting excursion. Not only can you actually sit in the cockpit of an A4 the explanations by a...More

Thank 519andreass
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Airplane fanatics and air museum newbies will enjoy their collection. This is a volunteer operated museum on the main airport property and it's great for weekend visit to Bloomington. Kids will love it and the docents are friendly and knowledgable. If you love planes you...More

1  Thank bethhage
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Not sure I expected much but the stories behind the planes were shared which made the visit very special. Stop by and support their efforts.

Thank srgilbert
Reviewed 5 March 2016

You are able to look inside of the airplanes on display. People are there to answer questions you have.

Thank RogerBarb
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I met a 91 year old war vetaran. Who gave walkthrough of all planess, helicopters. had great time. I will never forget in my life time.

1  Thank Bharat D
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If you love flying and planes and memorabilia, you will love this little place. Stop in and chat with the friendly volunteers that staff the counters and keep things in order.

Thank Athena_Eng
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