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Historic Aviation Memorial Museum

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Address: 150 Airport Dr, Tyler, TX 75704-6600
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+1 903-526-1945
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Great place for a meeting and a meal.

Looking for a location to hold a meeting for about 40 to 50 people. What a great find. When I stopped at the Tyler Chamber if Commerce they gave me a list of places and mentioned... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bedford, Texas
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Bedford, Texas
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176 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a location to hold a meeting for about 40 to 50 people. What a great find. When I stopped at the Tyler Chamber if Commerce they gave me a list of places and mentioned that this facility also has a cafe. The museum has aviation memoribilla from generations ago as well as old aircraft. I spoke to the... More 

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minnesota
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48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The volunteers are pure gold - they bring every exhibit to life. Our docent stayed with us most of the time we were there and personally knew just about every person involved with the displays. He personally flew a Thunderchief! We had a wonderful time.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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170 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband is a helicopter pilot and Army veteran so of course this was a great place for us, but I think visitors of all ages can find something interesting at this gem of a museum. I enjoyed the section on women in aviation, the paintings of balloons used to track troops in the Civil War, and the many items... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

HAMM is located in the old terminal of Tyler Pounds Field. It is the home to some historic airplanes that have served in a multitude of capacities throughout aviation history. You will find the staff to be very accommodating and its a great place to take the family. Older adults can re-live some past memories as well!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Cheap admission. Self guided tour on the inside you can spend as much time as you want doing. It's the whole history of aviation, a lot of it military, and even space aviation (NASA). The outside part is a guided tour of some planes and helicopters parked on the tarmac. There's a cafe inside too if you're so inclined. There... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

To escape from the Texas heat we took a chance on this little museum. Unique collection of real artifacts in simple displays easy to understand for young and old. The docent escorted us to the adjacent tarmac to see about a dozen jets and helicopters on display. Glad we went to see what this had and learned about the people... More 

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Seagoville, Texas
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went there on a couples getaway and what a wonderful find!! This is a historical treasure of a HUGE collection from all kinds of War, Aviation, NASA, Texas, etc. I would suggest that if you are a hustory buff, you get there early, because there is SO MUCH to look at!!! The people there are great... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I like this historical type of thing and found it more intereting than my wife did. There are some planes outside cafe but not sure if allowed to go look. Hamburger was was tasty and filling.

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1 Thank noonday_son
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Be sure to not enter the airport drive to the terminal. The Museum is located at the base of the control tower, open Tue - Sat 10-4. There is a restaurant there but only open 10-2. Museum hours are 10-4. Admission $5/adult, $4 seniors. The display is a little disorganized, it does not follow a geographic or year pattern, almost... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Great museum for the airplane history buff. On the small side, but informative. Has a really good restaurant attached with good food and friendly people.

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