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Planes of Fame Air Museum

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Address: 755 Mustang Way, Valle Airport, Williams, AZ 86046-5014
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+1 928-635-1000

Located at the intersection of Highways 180 & 64 at Valle-Williams...

Located at the intersection of Highways 180 & 64 at Valle-Williams Airport, south of south rim of Grand Canyon, the museum is open daily 9-5 except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Nearly three dozen warbirds and classic aircraft are on display including the Lockheed C-121A Constellation which was General Douglas MacArthur's personal VIP transport. For more information about the museum, the annual Warbird Fly-in in June or special membership programs, visit our website.

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The other Chino!

Have been to many aircraft museums so had to stop here after a day at the canyon. Nice selection of aircraft in a smallish building that can be seen in a short period of time... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2015
Saint Helens, Oregon

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Miami, Florida
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Lot's of history, including actual planes.Not expensive to get into - lots of WWII memorabilia. While we were there, actual renovation work was taking place. An hour is probably enough for most people.

Saint Helens, Oregon
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Have been to many aircraft museums so had to stop here after a day at the canyon. Nice selection of aircraft in a smallish building that can be seen in a short period of time. Neat project planes and parts out back too. I was the only person there during my visit and had the whole place to myself. Took... More 

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Keflavik, Iceland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

This museum isn't very big it is well kept and the planes look really good. Only 6$ for the entry which was surprising. Great for a rest stop.

Thank JensogSetta
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

What a nice place to stop after being in the car for a while. Lots of parking, RVs can fit no problem. More planes than I expected and a very well rounded collection. We spent a little over an hour here. Bathrooms are clean and the gift shop is just full of cool things to buy! I am glad we... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Just 20 minutes outside Williams and either on your way to or from the Grand Canyon, its worth the $6 admission. Not many planes but well looked after

1 Thank Buddi2365
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Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Great place to see airplanes! There's a lot of history on this museum. Airplanes parts and pictures. There's an airplane part with some small yellow svastikas design and mannequin with a German uniform with svastikas as well, I only thought it was weird because I was not expecting to see this in this museum. I love the small airplane with... More 

2 Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
London, United Kingdom
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55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Saw this little museum and thought that I would give it a try. Wow, what a little gem! Great collection of planes inside and a half dozen or so in the graveyard outside. The constellation that they are working on is fabulous as are some of the items on display. If you love aviation history then you should visit.

1 Thank Ian T
Akron, Ohio
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

We loved this place. My husband is a retired pilot. Nice to stroll around and look at all the airplanes. We found it interesting.

1 Thank Trudy S
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Folks who don't have a pre-existing interest in historic planes might not consider an hour here well spent, but pilots, veterans, or even mere civilians like me who devoted time in their youth to building scale models of warplanes will find this small collection fascinating. In my book, pride of place goes to the Messerschmitt BF-109 WWII fighter in the... More 

1 Thank WMarkR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We stopped in at this little air museum that turned out to be quite interesting. I've seen some of the spanish built Me109's, but here they have the genuine article. Not a big museum but with AAA we paid $9 for three of us to tour around inside and see some cool machinery. Bonus out back is the well worn... More 

1 Thank Francis D

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