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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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Amazing place to visit!

If you are in Dayton, this is one place you have to visit! It’s free entry as well! We travelled... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
skn5
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Columbus, Ohio
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Very Very Cool Museum

This place was amazing. 4 giant buildings with more planes then I've seen at JFK and way more... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
homewardbound312
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433-7102
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are in Dayton, this is one place you have to visit! It’s free entry as well! We travelled here with teenagers and a small child. There was so much to do here. We broke our visit into what we really to see and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was amazing. 4 giant buildings with more planes then I've seen at JFK and way more interesting. From Wright Brothers to stealth bombers to experimental air planes. They have volunteers around that are not only knowledgeable about the museum but have some great...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a wonderful must see museum if you are near Dayton. We stopped by in May and did not have enough time to see the entire museum, so we returned in Dec. There are things to interest people of all ages. From early airplanes...More

Thank Sugarbee93
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio was an amazing place to visit. The vast collection of Air planes and war military artifacts was truly impressive. My favorite was President Kennedy’s Air Force One plane. To be inside the same...More

Thank draco023
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I decided to review this amazing place again after seeing attendance was down. I don’t believe enough advertising is done and is the cause. This place has acres of all kinds of planes and are under roof to be viewed. Hours are posted 9am-5pm Closed...More

1  Thank Glenn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited here many times. There is so much to see and enjoy. One can stay all day and still feel like they've not seen enough. Walking through the Presidential airplanes was the highlight of our last visit.

Thank Veronica W
Reviewed 1 week ago

...to see everything in this place. It's incredible! We spent half a day here and probably saw 20% of what they have. The exhibits are really well done and each aircraft has been restored to incredible condition. The size of it is overwhelming at first....More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went to the museum on a Wednesday morning, and pretty much had the whole place to ourselves. FANTASTIC! We toured the newest hanger(#4) and loved every second of it. There were plenty of volunteers there to answer any question and provide...More

Thank zxz21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was great! Spent a sunday here with friends and family. There is so much to look at and it's all very interesting. From the fighter jets to the missiles, your eyes will not get tiered here. Also recommend being the pilot in the...More

Thank Dietrick F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could spend 2 days here! So much to look at- history right in front of your eyes. The aircraft that LBJ was sworn in on was breathtaking, you could FEEL the history. The holocaust area was poignant. The Vietnam area was very moving as well....More

Thank indyhug111
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Jamie H
6 January 2018|
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Response from Teresa C | Reviewed this property |
I know they have a food court with tables but I don’t know about if there’s any rules about bringing in food you would have to call the museum and ask , I wish I could of helped you more , but I know for sure your going to... More
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Elaine D
26 December 2017|
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Response from chuck k | Reviewed this property |
How much time do you have! To see it all you really need 2 days. But that said, you can do it in sections and spend as much time as you want
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Kenneth Z
20 December 2017|
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Response from DavidBlum | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are free tours by knowledgable volunteers offered in each area several times each day.
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