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Our trip from Scotland brought me to the museum being an aviation geek. Needless to say I loved the... read more

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Aerospace Museum of California

I went with my grand kids and we had a blast. Volunteers love the job and explained to us how the... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Davis, California
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Come experience aviation and aerospace history in an interactive setting. With an airpark and rotating exhibits, your family can engage with our STEAM activities for all ages and let your imagination soar!
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3200 Freedom Park Dr, McClellan Air Force Base, North Highlands, CA 95652-2450
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip from Scotland brought me to the museum being an aviation geek. Needless to say I loved the experience however my 9 year old daughter too had a great day and participated in a lot of attractions. She really enjoyed the flight simulator. All...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

I went with my grand kids and we had a blast. Volunteers love the job and explained to us how the planes worked and even let the boys move some pieces

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I was quite impressed to see the internal gallery and exhibits including the special exhibits on Air Traffic Control (ATC). However, the Aircraft in airpark (outside area) we simply not maintained and were a bad sight to see. I even spotted bird nests inside some...More

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CherylDBH, Guest Relations Manager at Aerospace Museum of California, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Hello anshabi, Thank you for visiting our museum! We're glad you enjoyed our exhibit hall. Our aircraft have a rich history, but some of them need restoration work. As a non-profit museum run mostly by volunteers, we are continually attempting to restore our outdoor aircraft...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

My wife and I have visited a number of aerospace museums in the fast few years including Tucson, San Diego, Seattle and Oahu. Although not as large as the others, visiting the museum makes for a fascinating outing in the Sacramento area. Clean and well-laid...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Being a bit of a plane buff, this was on the bucket list. Reasonably priced entry, you can spend a good 2 to 3 hours wandering around the exhibits. We were very lucky as one of the guides latched on to us and gave us...More

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This picture that comes to the forefront, when one dials up 'Aerospace Museum of California' is WRONG, WRONG, WRONG! The picture of an F-4 Phantom II on a pole mount shown was actually taken in front of the California Aerospace Museum (CAM), NOT the Aerospace...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Good place to see History of Air Force at McClellan AFB as well as Space Support that was performed at McClellan. Great for 8 to 12 year old kids.

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Got to take a picture with Darth Vader, My husband got to fly on a flight simulator. Meet some amazing men that flew in two different planes and hear their stores.

Thank marinemomma90
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Has some excellent exhibits; the flight simulator and Morphius ride costs extra but look like fun. There are several planes and engines on display. We were there when they had a temporary Da Vinci invention exhibit which was excellent. The museum is not very big...More

1  Thank ljcjbj
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I went for a special exhibit 'Leonardo da Vinci'. It is a must see for anyone interested in all things mechanical. The Docents are GREAT. They know everything about the Museum and Leonardo is there giving great information about his devices.

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Yes, there is one inside that is available when staff is there to assist.