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Silent Wings Museum

6202 N I-27, Lubbock, TX 79403-7523
+1 806-775-3049
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A hidden gem!

Do not pass this up, especially if you like WW11 history. We had a connection because my wife's dad... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PCBIllinois
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Washington, Illinois
Interesting and informative, but maybe only for those interested in WWII or aviation

I have done a great deal of reading about WWII so knew of the gliders. Learned a lot about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ahgo4gusto
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Dayton, Oregon
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This museum tells the story of gliders that were used during World War II.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“world war ii” (13 reviews)
“wings” (36 reviews)
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6202 N I-27, Lubbock, TX 79403-7523
This attraction is at Lubbock Intl Airport
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+1 806-775-3049
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"world war ii"
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"wings"
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"airport terminal"
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"these men"
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"greatest generation"
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"army air"
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"glider pilot"
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"interested in military history"
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"war effort"
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"off the highway"
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"short film"
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"full size"
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"life size"
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"amazing history"
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"introductory movie"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not pass this up, especially if you like WW11 history. We had a connection because my wife's dad was on a glider and because we had a connection I gave it a 5 but if you just like history its a solid 4.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have done a great deal of reading about WWII so knew of the gliders. Learned a lot about the museum I did not know. Knew they were used in D-Day but they were used elsewhere. They have a glider and you can look inside....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impressed with displays and information about the world war two glider pilots ,and their role in helping win war,definitely a good place to stop, interesting even if not history buff,great helpful staff,traveling exhibits from time to time,

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Has hours of planes and other historical military items for kids to look at. My children enjoyed it. Military discount as well.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

A great museum about the WWII Army Air Corps/Army Air Force Glider force. Located on the old Lubbock airport, it contains hundreds of exhibits and artifacts. The museum also has a 20 minute video theater that gives a short history of the Glider force. Staff...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We went to the glider Museum and I thought it was done very nice period learned a lot about the history of the gliders in World War II. It is not expensive to get in. As an added bonus they had a display on the...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

WOW! This is really a don't miss museum if you are anywhere near Lubbock. There is a reason they call our World War II veterans, the greatest generation! Everything in this museum is amazing. The videos are especially informative and impressive especially those where they...More

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

It was very interesting to learn about all the planes and many other things from the service men and women to just what was happening in the world at that time

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

very educational and is an incredible museum to visit. to learn about a part of WWII history. It's well organized and detail oriented.

Thank Lesa R
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

First time here. Free parking in lot. Located near the LBB airport. This museum tells the little-told story of WW2 Glider Pilots. Yes, planes with no engines. There is a good movie and many exhibits with lots to read and learn. Note: Would not be...More

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$5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 7-17, 6-under free, active military-free
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