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Address: 1750 Radford Blvd, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, FL 32508-5400
Phone Number: +1 800-327-5002
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Experience the magic of flight at the National Naval Aviation Museum! See...

Experience the magic of flight at the National Naval Aviation Museum! See over 4,000 artifacts and 150 aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aviation. Ride the flight simulators or catch all the drama and power of amazing IMAX films. Dine in the authentic Cubi Bar Cafe and take home the spirit of Naval Aviation with a unique memento from the Flight Deck Store. Spend a cool day inside the Museum and experience Hands-on-History! New Naval Air Station Entrance: All visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas and Pensacola Lighthouse who do not possess a Department of Defense identification card or are unescorted by the holder of a Department of Defense identification card, will be required to enter the installation via the West Gate located off Blue Angel Parkway.

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The National Naval AViation Museum is a diamond on the Beach!...the beautiful bronze artpieces, the vignettes os the 1940s street, the 'village' in Nam, the Atomic area, the... read more

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Daytona Beach Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The National Naval AViation Museum is a diamond on the Beach!...the beautiful bronze artpieces, the vignettes os the 1940s street, the 'village' in Nam, the Atomic area, the seating areas with movies,the SPACE display... ALL of the displays are OUTSTANDING. If you have the time view the panoramic movie, take lunch at the indoor/outdoor feeling squadron cafe, watch the visitors... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Watch out, you will have a crick in your neck and sore jaws from looking up & gawking at all the amazing planes. WOW is all I can say!

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Marquette, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unbelievably, this museum was free... although it certainly would have been worth every penny of an admission fee, if there was one. If you are interested in the Navy, aviation, space exploration, history, or are a Veteran or patriot of the United States, you should visit this museum while in the Pensacola area. There are lots of beautifully restored planes,... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

But would have liked easier, organized themes. Maybe a guide to tell me stories. Or an app that recognizes my placement and has short vignettes. Regardless, created overwhelming pride in our countries achievements through struggle of our forefathers.

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing that museum this good is free. Everybody raves about the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in Washington DC. This one is about as good without the crowds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take the whole family. God Bless our Navy and our pilots, as well as all veterans. This museum is extensive in its review of naval aviation.

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Rockport, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at the Florida welcome center and found a brochure for the Naval Aviation Museum. It was free, not far off I-10, and looked interesting for a small boy. Our 2 1/2 yr old grandson loved looking at and sitting in the planes. He ran off his legs for 1 1/2 hours.

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at the museum and watching the Blue Angels practice. There are 2 giant hangars full of aircraft, displays, historical facts/lessons, and interactive exhibits. There is so much to see, we missed reading some of the displays. The restaurant inside is good, too.

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Stewartville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time walking around this place. My twins that are stationed there for the Navy had never been there and they too loved it. A good way to spend the day. So many different things to look at.

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Clover, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great FREE activity for the family. After climbing the lighthouse and watching the jets train it was great to be here and learn more of what was going on.

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