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MAPS Air Museum

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Address: 2260 International Pkwy, North Canton, OH 44720-1375
Phone Number:
+1 330-896-6332
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This attraction is at Akron-Canton Airport
Today
09:00 - 16:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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MAPS Air Museum is an internationally known museum of aviation and serves...

MAPS Air Museum is an internationally known museum of aviation and serves as a center of aviation history for Northeast Ohio. The museum features over 100 exciting educational displays of its collection of acquired artifacts, interactive exhibits and historical archives in its own library. The museum currently has 48 aircraft in the inventory.

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This is what a hands on aviation museum is!!!

Thank you to the wonderful volunteers and staff for giving us a second to none experience. From the local history to seating in a MIG, we all have memories for a life time. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stephen H
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Lewisville, North Carolina
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Lewisville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you to the wonderful volunteers and staff for giving us a second to none experience. From the local history to seating in a MIG, we all have memories for a life time. The price is so reasonable, you expect to pay more for what you get and get to do!! Is you love history and aviation this is what... More 

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Thank Stephen H
Lafayette, Indiana
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the first stop on a road trip for my husband and I and boy did it set the bar high for all the rest! The display and the planes are all well done and the employees/volunteers are the ones to thank! They are also always ready to share a story or give insight into any one of the... More 

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Thank jmwerner
infoJ7000GI, Marketing Manager at MAPS Air Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Atlanta, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here a couple of years ago. As a retired Marine Corps aviator, I was pleasantly surprised to discover this aviation gem in Canton, OH. Wonderful exhibits of various aviation memorabilia and numerous aircraft, including a few recently retired fighters such as the F-4S Phantom II and the F-14 Tomcat. Many of the aircraft were parked outside behind the museum... More 

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Thank C4196WCterryh
infoJ7000GI, Marketing Manager at MAPS Air Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. More 

Wooster
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154 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We visited on a rainy day so the museum was not busy and we could see the outdoor exhibits so that was a disadvantage but what we saw inside was fun. As someone else said, "very kid friendly". Our grandsons got to man an anti-aircraft gun that had been used on a submarine.....one of the boys cranked the mechanism that... More 

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Thank woosailor
infoJ7000GI, Marketing Manager at MAPS Air Museum, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind words and are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Lots of hands on things to do for your kids. Not overwhelming and large so you can see everything in a couple of hours. Very friendly people that work/volunteer there - eager to answer questions

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Thank Cyndy K
infoJ7000GI, Public Relations Manager at MAPS Air Museum, responded to this review

Thank you. We love to have kids and hope they go away with some history on their minds. More 

Canton, Ohio
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141 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Having seen the Air & Space Museum in Washington DC it is hard to go to other air museums. BUT, with that said, this is the little museum that could!!! They have great static displays and presentation displays of artifacts. Tour the inside hanger and see planes, models, blimp cabs and a whole lot more. They also have a great... More 

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Thank Chef Ed L
infoJ7000GI, Marketing Manager at MAPS Air Museum, responded to this review

Thank You and we look forward to your return visit. We are almost all volunteers with only 2 full time employees and we are 90 to 95% veterans. We do about 54,000 volunteer hours each year. More 

North Canton, Ohio
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My first time at MAPS. I was surprised a how much information was available for all ages. It will be a great place to take the grandkids when they are a little older. One more special place in the Cantonarea.

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Steubenville, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

What a wonderful experience. I've been to the Wright Patterson museum, and MAPS is a miniature version physically, but just as entertaining and educational. It's more than aircraft, with many interesting displays of local soldiers and airmen as well as much military memorabilia. They have a gift shop there that has one of the best inventory of model kits of... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visited with my son and girlfriend this week. Not hard to find being it's right next to the Akron-Canton Regional Airport. Museum has aircraft and other artifacts mostly from WWII and the Vietnam War. Another feature is the Gallery of Heroes which is also worth a look. Staff was very courteous and the man working the register in the gift... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our whole family went to a pancake breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves . The breakfst was wonderful .. pleanty to eat ... and we sat right inside the hanger, with planes all around us to observe..... Nice gift shop too ! I recommend !

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