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New England Air Museum

Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
+1 860-623-3305
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What a great place for a wedding....or for a visit.

A great museum for those interested in the history of airplanes. Make sure you go on open cockpit... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Deborah H
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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
Educational experience

The New England Air Museum is a must for any aviation enthusiast or anyone who wants to learn a... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
RamonaL34
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The New England Air Museum houses over 80 aircraft in three large hangars and outdoor display area, as well as an extensive collection of engines, instruments, aircraft parts, uniforms and personal memorabilia. Plan a visit today to check out exciting aircraft, displays, exhibits and programs that are perfect for all ages!
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“on display” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT 06096
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+1 860-623-3305
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"new england"
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"on display"
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"flight simulator"
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"all ages"
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"bradley airport"
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"few hours"
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"static displays"
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"planes and helicopters"
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"varied collection"
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"whole family"
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"gift shop"
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"aviation history"
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"a great place to spend"
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"couple hours"
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"amelia earhart"
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A great museum for those interested in the history of airplanes. Make sure you go on open cockpit days. So much fun to sit in these old planes. A must to see when in Connecticut, for children of all ages....and they rent their space for...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The New England Air Museum is a must for any aviation enthusiast or anyone who wants to learn a little more about the history. There are so many aircraft to view up close and personal. Some of the guides will even assist you in getting...More

Thank RamonaL34
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful museum with enough allowable hands on exhibits to keep all ages in your party entertained while learning about aviation and history! The volunteers are friendly and knowledgeable. We were able to sit in 2 planes and a helicopter as the volunteer made history come...More

Thank Jen B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is a real gem that keeps expanding. Surprisingly appropriate for children 6 and up. Planes are infornatively displayed both inside and outside.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Took my oldest son to visit today and he was in total happiness with the large planes and interaction. Although you can zip thru in 2 hours that’s with plenty of time seeing everything and spending time touching and sitting in actual plane cockpits. They...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I went to the museum with a very special friend who is no longer here. I loved seeing him come alive when he saw all the airplanes that he remembered from his time in the Army as a paratrooper. It was an amazing day!!! It's...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Place is crammed with great stuff and great people eager to explain all about it Spent few hours there and that was not enough Will always return to it and recommend it Loved to chat with volunteers, they were passionate and very helpful Great job...More

Thank skymouse
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The museum seems bigger on the inside then the outside. There is so much to see and the people there seems to really know what they have and are happy to talk to you about the exhibits. Really good and not very expensive at all....More

Thank Sherry F
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The tornado in the late seventies turned out to be a blessing in disguise. It moved the museum and started a path of grow that continues today. Probably the best helicopter museum in the world. Some typical stuff, and some great stuff; the restored B29...More

Thank William H
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Once you've paid the very reasonable admission fee, you enter the first room where right in front of you are all kinds of Viet Nam era warplanes and various helicopters. The second room provides you with more aircraft to view and in some cases, stand...More

Thank Amberjack03
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Hey Anthony! Adults 12 & Up $12.50 Children 4-11 $7.00, Children 3 & Under are Free Seniors 65 & Up $11.50
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