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Address: 1750 Radford Blvd, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, FL 32508-5400
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+1 800-327-5002
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09:00 - 17:00
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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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This National Museum of Naval Aviation is spectacular! From the moment you walk in you are greeted by knowledgeable volunteers -into a space that is huge – light, bright and airy... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This National Museum of Naval Aviation is spectacular! From the moment you walk in you are greeted by knowledgeable volunteers -into a space that is huge – light, bright and airy. The IMAX Theatre is always playing spectacular shows here. There are flight simulators, cafés and gift shops to enjoy. Real life planes and other flying machines are in abundance... More 

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Port Richey, Florida, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Museum is absolutely fantastic. The displays, the staff, the virtual experiences are second to none. We spent a day & a half touring this 55,000 SF facility. It has aircraft from the early teens to the modern day fighters. Unfortunately the Blue Angels were at their winter facility in Calif., but they had a simulator 4D ride to give... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have visited several times over the 12 years i have lived on the Gulf Coast. The Museum is free so its a great value for families or larger groups. As a historian I love the ever improving exhibits, friendly staff and special tours. There's an Imax (not free) and some of the special tours also have a cost. Its... More 

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Cantonment, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very information and historical view of the history of American Aviation. Great collection of Awesome planes. Tour of the museum gives a good insight to the American past and the love of these pilots for what they did and sacrificed. Awesome IMax theater and shows. Great inside play area for the little ones. Plenty of interesting souvenirs for everyone. They... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are such great stories connected to the planes on exhibit here! How the Navy first funded its air program with prize money! The crests of various flight crews at the recreation of an island "watering hole"... You really get a feel for how historic moments felt to the participants.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice museum with knowledgable docents. We took the trolley tour of the "bone yard" of planes waiting to be restored. Our guide was retired Naval Pilot who was a wealth of information and a true lover of Naval Aviation.

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been going to the museum since I was a little girl. We go at least once a year to see what's new and how it has grown. It's an all day walk around. Love it.

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Thank curiemci
Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is nothing quite like National Naval Aviation Museum. It is an wonderful "hands on" experience which allows you, whether traveling by yourself or with family, to not only see the history of aviation but also to experience the thrill of climbing into aircraft. It is simply amazing! Please allow plenty of time to walk through hangars filled with aircraft,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Go during the practice time of the Blues, but be sure to go early for parking. The details in the museum were excellent as I went through flight school here. Be sure to bring ear protection if you are going to watch the air show from the flight line.

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have an interest in Naval Aviation this is the place to visit. We live in Pensacola and have visited the museum dozens of times. It is updated with new exhibits frequently. Time your visit for a Wednesday after the Blue Angels demonstration practice and get autographs from the pilots.

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