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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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The amount of exhibits and information here was unbelievable. Wear good walking shoes. Extreme... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lynchburg, Virginia
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Surely one of the best if not the best aviation musuem in the world

We spent 2 full days here and will have to go back as there is just so much to see. A must if you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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

The amount of exhibits and information here was unbelievable. Wear good walking shoes. Extreme value considering no admission charges. Museum offers nice gift shop with air force themed merchandise as well as gifts for kids. Amazing to read the information regarding the evolution of flight....More

Thank suzannee420
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent 2 full days here and will have to go back as there is just so much to see. A must if you are interested in military aviation, all the exhibts are exceptional and it is definately worth the travel to Dayton

Thank Daan59
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The NMUSAF’s collection contains many rare aircraft of historical or technological importance, and various memorabilia and artifacts from the history and development of aviation. The history and development of aeroplanes starting from Wright Brothers Flying Machine to latest missiles and fighter planes are displayed with...More

Thank AsisBandyopadhyay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plan a whole day to see just some of the exhibits. Electric chairs are available free for the handicapped as well as the Museum. There were many Docents available who were eager to assist, guide or provide knowledgeable information about the hundreds of aircraft that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a past president of another aviation museum so I've been to and seen many of them. This place is huge and covers the gamut of primarily military aviation history with great displays and practically one of every airplane there has ever been. I'd say...More

Thank betona
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very large military aviation museum. It is probably the largest museum of this type in the USA, many different aircraft. A lot of walking is needed. Wear comfortable shoes.

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last month my wife and I visited the museum. We flew from Philly to Dayton and stayed at the Comfort Suites Wright Patterson, right across the street from the Museum. I am an Air Force Retiree an my wife is a retired teacher with an...More

Thank DavidBlum
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot see this place in less than 2 days. Covers everything. lots of information as well as planes to see. Take a docent led tour as that add the stories and much more information about the planes. These are only 60-90 minutes so they...More

Thank chuck k
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE place for viewing aircraft and for history of the Air Force, which evolved from the Army Air Corp. The facility is immense, so if possible, plan on more than one day. The presidential planes are very interesting, but be prepared for narrow...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about 4 hours and didn’t begin to see it all. We should’ve done more research to maximize our time. Represents the finest in the history of aviation. I would recommend spending a day or two if you are able, but certainly don’t hesitate...More

Thank J D
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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