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Military Aviation Museum

1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
+1 757-721-7767
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A jewel in Virginia Beach.

If you have any interest in vintage airplanes this is the place to go. It is huge and the planes... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
lpeterson518
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Amazing museum

A fantastic experience. We could not believe that this is one of the largest private collections... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pwrtourer58
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World War One and Two aircraft THAT STILL FLY are the heart of this unique museum. 40,000 guests each year travel from all over the world to see our aircraft, especially during our major events and airshows. Come see why the Military Aviation Museum is one of the top attractions in all of Virginia Beach! Take a flight in an open cockpit biplane for a once in a lifetime experience, and learn about the heroes of the first fifty years of military aviation.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you have any interest in vintage airplanes this is the place to go. It is huge and the planes are lovingly restored and many if not all are still flying. My 2 year old loved the little planes he could ride in. Definately worth...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic experience. We could not believe that this is one of the largest private collections of vintage warplanes in the world. The Volunteers' knowledge make the experience more remarkable and when the Volunteers are describing the airplanes, you can see the pride reflected in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great museum with loads of antique planes that all are in flyable condition. Well worth the price of admission.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sure I like aviation as much as any guy - but I can't say I was excited to go, until I walked into the first building - it will Blow You Away! This is unlike the DC Air and Space Museum , as here 99%...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic and unique venue that holds one of the largest private collections of vintage warplanes in the world. Each year they run a WW II-style airshow in the Spring and WW I in the Fall.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This museum has one of the world's largest collections of war planes in flying condition. We saw a couple different areas on our guided tour, a section with WWI aircraft, another with WWII aircraft, and another outside area. Our guide was excellent and very informative....More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This place definitely exceeded my wildest expectations. I couldnt believe how large and complete the entire aircraft collection was. It feels like there is an entire WWI and WWII airforce stationed here! The docents are all very informative, friendly, and passionate about the aircrafy field...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Very knowledgeable volunteers, such an awesome private collection of planes from WWI, WWII and more!

Thank Deb C
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Knowledgeable dossiers. Excellent knowledge and almost complete collection of WWI, WWII and Concept Air Superiority. Spend the day!

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

My son and I enjoyed this museum. Quite the collection of aircraft! Several volunteers shared stories and knowledge of the museum and the aircraft. The museum was clean and had many artifacts. Great visit!

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62marjm
3 August 2017|
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Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
$15.00 adults $7.50 Youth (6 - 17 year olds) 5 and under Free 65+ $13.00 Active duty/retired military $12.00 WWII veterans Free Group (10+) Adults $13.00 Youth $6.00
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818283
10 June 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Taxi. Museum is 12+ miles from boardwalk. Didn't see a whole lot of other public transportation out of the boardwalk area.
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10 June 2016|
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Response from Shuttergeezer | Reviewed this property |
I cannot add anything to what previous responders have stated. Walking is out of the question, and I do not know of any regular public transportation that goes there (down Princess Anne Road south of Pungo). That does not... More
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