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Take a look around you - the walls are steeped in history, dreams and the future. You are at Volandia, where a wonderful exhibition itinerary takes you deep into the history of international aeronautics, with focus on the companies that have written...more
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Via Per Tornavento 15, 21019 Somma Lombardo, Italy
All reviews malpensa airport aviation history few hours on display worth a visit rain or shine fantastic place ten minutes planes and helicopters space travel english translation brilliant museum trams and buses kids airplane exhibits factory
Easy to find in theory. Sign posted within Malpensa airport. Exit and follow the road out of the airport. Use the walkway down the ramp and at the bottom you'll see the Volandia museum. However. Those gates are locked! Weathered paper signs attached to the...More
I highly recommend this Museum it’s placed inside an Original Aircraft factory, Caproni, the place is almost magical and has many showrooms, it also houses a huge car collection from Designer Bertone, many historical aircraft and much more. If you have a few hours between...More
Not many people know that, a few years after the first Wright brothers’ experiences, some of the most relevant pages in the history of Flight were written here: Caproni, Savoia Marchetti, Aermacchi, Agusta were located exactly here, in Lombardy, close to Malpensa airport.
If you have a few hours to kill at in Milan airport I would thoroughly recommend you go to this Museum. It is vast, has several amazing model as well as actual aircrafts old racing cars , Ships et cetera.
It is within walking distance...More
the place is located in very large premises of the old 'caproni' factory, it's rather big museum/activity park with lots to see and learn. they have added a planetarium with some outer space experience. the (big) indoor kids area is a plus. the tickets are...More
Found the museum quite by chance when we were staying at the First Hotel down the road. Fascinating museum housed within what was the Italian aircraft manufacturers factory that made planes, cars and motorcycles from before the first world war. Massive model train layout and...More
You’ll need a good few hours to visit this aircraft museum because the collection is quite outstanding and just goes on and on.
Hangar after hangar of relics , history , modern planes , reconstructions and even Apollo space section! They even rent out mobility...More
Really big museum with quite an impressive collection of airplanes from different era's. I have to say this museum was a pleasant surprise. The collection ranging from small model airplanes to giant commercial planes. They also have quite a nice collection of helicopters and some...More
The museum is based around the original Caproni works which dates back to around 1910 and birthplace of aviation in the area which continues today - plenty of parking, entrance is 11e per adult and there's a cheap cafe in the entrance area where you...More