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“Home of the infamous spruce goose”

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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US$ 27.00*
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Admission
Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in McMinnville
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

One of the best visits I’ve had was taking my dad and other occasions where I got to take veterans and it’s a magical experience. There’s often docents you are veterans or experienced pilots that also really make this place come to life. Probably the most famous craft is Howard Hughes’ spruce goose.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

We went to this unusual museum after a wine tasting in the Willamette Valley (great wines). Instead of driving directly south from Portland we followed our concierge's advice to detour in this direction. The Spruce Goose is beyond your expectations. It is the highlight of the museum. There are loads of World War ll aircraft. Many interesting to see next to the Spruce Goose. A B-17 bomber fit under one wing! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

We stopped on our way from the Portland Airport to Eugene. We came to see the Spruce Goose but were surprised to see the many other planes on site. I really think the entry cost was a little pricey at $27 per person so we didn't go through the whole museum but took lots of pics of the grounds and what we could see of the Goose inside. We didn't have enough time to tour the whole place. I wish they would've had a half price deal to just tour the Spruce Goose. That's the main reason we came. Next time for sure!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

There are two main buildings, one with airplanes of all ages and one with early space travel information. All the exhibits were very good and well explained. military veterans were on hand for storytelling and explanations. Third building has a movie theater with IMAX type movies. My only complaint is that there were several activities that require extra fees.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We were at the museum for about 3 1/2 hours, we loved every minute of it, and we didn't see everything - we ran out of time. My favourite was probably the DC-3, which you can go in; and, of course, the Spruce Goose has to be seen to be believed. There is a careful attention to detail in the whole place that brought the experience up a notch. Go here. You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2018
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