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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433-7102
+1 937-255-3286
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this is the largest Air force museum with the most amount of air crafts. there is plenty of... read more

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New York City, New York
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Huge, interesting free fun

The museum is open almost every day of the year. There are multiple buildings so your legs make it... read more

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1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433-7102
+1 937-255-3286
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

this is the largest Air force museum with the most amount of air crafts. there is plenty of parking here, this museum is located at a public area of a air force base so space will not be lacking for your car here. the museum...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum is open almost every day of the year. There are multiple buildings so your legs make it tired. But if you love full size air planes, you can see the entire history of flight in one place. Hard to beat

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One can spend days wondering around the four huge hangers full of all types of aircraft from the beginning of flight up to space exploration. But if time is limited start with your favorite era (check museum map) and expand out as time allows. The...More

Thank harris2645
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best places to visit in the whole world! Plan on an overnight stay because you cannot see it all in one day. They have a wonderful cafeteria for your lunch break, kinda pricey but worth the visit. We plan on another visit...More

Thank Donn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first visited this in 1970, there was only one display. Wow 45 years later now four huge displays. Admission is only by personal monetary contribution. However IMEX films are approximately $12 for adults and 45minutes long. Most films deal with carrier ships naval...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience to see some of the awe inspiring aircraft I've seen on tv and in movies. This has been on my bucket list for many years and I'm finally crossing it off. It was all great but the presidential aircraft exhibit was...More

Thank endlessquest
Reviewed 1 week ago

A GREAT Place to learn more about our Aircraft history and where it is going. I especially liked the way this museum is laid out in historical sequence. It Starts with the Wright Brothers flight in Building one and goes back to building four with...More

Thank Rumrummer314
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone interested in flight, engineering, or mechanics needs to make a stop at this more than comprehensive collection of Air Force history. Detailed placards and on-site docents (usually a veteran) can make for an exhausting all day or multi day visit, but a more casual...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a guided tour, see a great movie, on-hand experiences for the kids or go on your own through 4 buildings. Great history and very interesting. Wear comfortable shoes.

Thank albertr785
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four huge buildings of some of the most iconic airplanes in American history not just Air Force history. As the daughter of a WW2 Army Air Corp veteran, I was absolutely amazed by this museum. I have been to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum,...More

Thank sanitab
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Eric B
24 October 2017|
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Response from Phil G | Reviewed this property |
Still free to get in. They will ask for a small donation of $5 for the layout map.
13 June 2017|
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Response from samfarmer38 | Reviewed this property |
Richard K is right. They do have motorized carts and wheechairs. If possible the museum ask that you try and bring your own wheelchairs. This has been a rule at the museum for a very long time. Please keep in mind that... More