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Pima Air & Space Museum

6000 E Valencia Rd, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ 85756-9403
+1 520-574-0462
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Approximately 300 planes provide a superb collection.

Approximately half the exhibits are in hangars thus offering protection from the intense Tucson... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leonard G
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This is one of the best air craft museum I have ever visited. Makes sure to give yourself plenty... read more

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Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 2+ hangars of World War II planes, supersonic spyplanes, the world's smallest bi-plane, plus many other unique private, military and commercial air & spacecraft documenting the evolution of flight. Friendly docents augment your visit. Only Pima Air & Space offers the bus tour of the "Boneyard"/AMARG (M-F only, no holidays) plus offers its own tram tour of the museum's 80 acres of one-of-a kind planes daily (additional fees). You can actually touch "aviation history" including "Freedom One" (that flew the American 444-days-in-Iran hostages home), presidential crafts, planes that launched astronauts, delivered life-saving food/fuel, etc. and others with wingspans the length of a football field... Ogle helicopters, MiGs, an Oscar, a rare German buzz bomb, a moon rock and much more. 300 aircraft, 80 acres, 5 indoor air-cooled hangars. Just plane awesome!
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6000 E Valencia Rd, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ 85756-9403
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Reviewed yesterday

Approximately half the exhibits are in hangars thus offering protection from the intense Tucson summer heat. Additionally it is possible to take a ride round the outside exhibits on a vehicle which offers shade. The collection is so extensive and interesting that plane buffs could...More

Thank Leonard G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of the best air craft museum I have ever visited. Makes sure to give yourself plenty of time. Also take the tour over to the aircraft storage area it is worth every penny in my bubble opinion. They have aircraft here you...More

Thank Bruce L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A stunning collection of aircraft from WW2 up to today. Some rare examples like the B36 are on display. My recommendation: Take the chance to go on a 1 1/2 hours bus tour of the "boneyard" where thousands of aircraft are parked in the dessert...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited this museum a half dozen or more times since about 1993. Each time I visit there are additional displays and great variety. The volunteer guides are all knowledgeable and generally there is someone there who can help you if you have a...More

Thank jcnagle850
Reviewed yesterday

Took my grandson and was really amazed of how many aircraft they had. Well worth the trip. My grandson was also amazed and was knowledgeable of many of the aircraft used in Viet Nam.

Thank Ron K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The air-conditioned tour bus was outstanding. Try to get a window seat for the best pictures. Our docent was former military and a pilot so she had inside knowledge of the planes and was very engaging. Pack water if you're visiting and planning on walking...More

Thank VikFam
Reviewed 2 days ago

The most awesome collection of airplanes outside of Washington DC. I saw giant planes that I didn't know existed. I brought an ex-Air-Force buddy and he totally loved it. We walked until our feet fell off. Then we got a hot dog at the "restaurant"...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Even if you are not an aviation buff you could have a good time here. Lots of American History in the planes and the people honored here. The NASA Space museum was a great story of the Space Race and the people and equipment involved...More

Thank boucher2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a private event at Pima and it was great! They rolled out the red carpet for us. The museum was great. You can get so close to the planes and take as many pictures as you would like. The staff knows their facts....More

Thank kellypP9288WQ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Silly boy only had 3 and a half hours to spend here and it ran out fast. Lots of huge planes outside.

Thank Karl R
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Dao N
Is this mostly outdoors? I am debating on whether this would be wise to explore in this summer heat.
22 June 2017|
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Response from Marlenelisch1953 | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of planes outside but they also have large hangars with great planes displayed in them, so you can be out of the sun. They do allow you to bring in bottled water. You can walk outside for awhile and then go... More
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_stoddjan
Can someone tell me how long does it take to go through the museum and the boneyard tour? Thanks
21 April 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Answers are good. If you have limited time, I would suggest skipping the boneyard tour. The tram tour of the outdoor museum exhibits is outstanding.
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CaroDNavarro
Cuál es la duración aproximada del recorrido? Voy un par de días, con el tiempo medido
5 April 2017|
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Response from Fdelidude | Reviewed this property |
Yo pienso hay dos optionios. Los dos nessacita dos horas y un autobus. El autobus empiesar en El Mueso. El tiempo en esta parte de Abril es perfecto no todovia color!
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