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Liberty Aviation Museum

3515 E State Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-2618
+1 419-732-0234
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What a gem!

Would never have thought of such a great museum in little Port Clinton! If you are an aviation... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tony G
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Westerville, Ohio
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A Must for History Buffs

We visited the museum for a little over 1 1/2 hours. My dad and my nephew love history especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dscott425
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Massillon, Ohio
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The Liberty Aviation Museum is a newer "working" museum that opened in July of 2012 at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport (PCW Carl Keller Field) in Port Clinton, Ohio. Our museum consists of our B-25 Mitchell, WWII bomber "Georgie's Gal" built in 1945, recently restored by Aero Trader out of Chino, CA. Ground vehicles include a 1941 Dodge ambulance, 2 Jeeps, German 37mm AA gun, German Horch Truck, German Field Kitchen, German Kubel, 3 BMW Motorcycles, Tiger Tank Replica, Hetzer Tank Replica, Panther Tank Replica (currently undergoing restoration away from the museum), & 2 WWII PT boats under current restoration (The PT-728 Thomcat is currently on display while restoration work is being completed in the museum's new hangar expansion. The sister boat, the PT-724 is currently on display outside by the museum's second hangar. The PT-728 Thomcat will be available for boat experiences when restoration is completed. We have many items that are on rotating display that may not always been on display throughout the year during your visit. Please contact us if you are interested in viewing a specific item. On permanent display within our galleries is the WWII service uniform of actor Clark Gable. The museum also has 3 screen worn uniforms from the actors who played Col. Klink, Col. Hogan, & Sgt. Schultz from the TV show Hogan's Heroes. Also, throughout the year we have many events such as big band hangar dances, Ford Tri-Motor rides, WWII era B-25, B-17, C-47, & AT-6 aircraft rides, Waco Biplane rides, concerts, books signings, car shows, and more. Please visit our website for more information!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3515 E State Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-2618
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Would never have thought of such a great museum in little Port Clinton! If you are an aviation buff or just love history you will love this place. Amazing restored WW2 fighters, bomber and other planes. P51, B-25, TDM!Trainers, Ford Tri-motor! Such a labor of...More

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum for a little over 1 1/2 hours. My dad and my nephew love history especially the war eras. They read everything there was to read. They really enjoyed all the artifacts the museum had. For the rest of us, 4 girls,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not expect much and we were pleasantly surprised. Far exceeded expectations. Two hangers as well as an exhibit hall. Eclectic mix of personal memorabilia, models and planes including 2 WWII warbirds: an Avenger (like the one flown by George Bush) and a B-25. Both...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the museum during a storm outside. A high quality museum with a restaurant attached. Highly recommend to visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I visited this museum together. He works at the adjoining airport and has been wanting to go see the Ford Tri-Motor plane display. First of all let me tell you, I like history and this museum hits all the buttons. The display...More

Thank Lori F
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous place to visit on your trip to this region! It’s quite educational as well. In excellent condition !! Go!!

Thank E C
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The highlight of our visit was the Tin Goose Diner, but the Liberty Aviation Museum was nice, too. Many of the vehicles and planes seem to be in the process of restoration, so there is a lot of variation in the completeness and condition of...More

Thank StigJim
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This museum is very spacious and accommodating. Large groups would find this place an ideal stop. The staff are friendly and courteous. From local knowledge shared by staff and all the exhibits, there is a lot to learn here about local aviation (and maritime) history,...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We had met the operators of the Tim Goose awhile back. They asked us to stop in some time and give it a try. While passing through early one morning we had breakfast. Everything was great. The entire establishment including the museum is absolutely the...More

1  Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to this wonderful jewel. It changes from time to time which makes it more interesting. There is history of the area including Erie Islands. Here are military vehicles, planes private And military at different times during year there are activities...More

1  Thank Sandra V
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Hello, the Liberty Aviation Museum does have 3 wheelchairs that can be used during your visit. We do have chairs throughout the facility and depending on your interest level will determine how long your self guided tour... More
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Hello, the Liberty Aviation Museum does have 3 wheelchairs that can be used during your visit. We do have chairs throughout the facility and depending on your interest level will determine how long your self guided tour will... More
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