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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

175 Bourne Ave, Pooler, GA 31322-9516
+1 912-748-8888
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Wonderful Experience

The staff at the AF Museum were so friendly and so loved their job and sharing their stories. Nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aurelia53
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Montauk, New York
A great tribute to the "Greatest Generation"

This museum is much more than you might expect. There are an amazing amount of WWII artifacts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HHHannah
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Savannah
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The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force preserves the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to present.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“memorial garden” (51 reviews)
“during wwii” (36 reviews)
“men and women” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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175 Bourne Ave, Pooler, GA 31322-9516
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"memorial garden"
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"men and women"
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"army air"
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"great tribute"
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"static displays"
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"on display"
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"shot down"
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"safe house"
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"war effort"
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"savannah airport"
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"great exhibits"
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"their lives"
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"greatest generation"
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"personal stories"
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"history buff"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the AF Museum were so friendly and so loved their job and sharing their stories. Nice when someone enjoys their job so much. The briefing room/mission rooms with a combination of a very friendly, informative staff and movie clips of the actual...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is much more than you might expect. There are an amazing amount of WWII artifacts, including an entire bomber airplane inside the building. You get a real sense of what it must have been like for the members of the Mighty Eighth. There...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My best friend and I were in the area to meet a friend of ours that we have't seen for 49 years when we flew helicopters in Vietnam. Our friend has lived in this area ever since. He was looking for something to show us...More

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MightyEighthMuseum, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. We hear similar stories all the time from the children and grandchildren of these heroes, often they didn't share much. It's an amazing honor to be able to share their stories for them so future generations can know...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mighty 8th museum has been done well! Plan to spend some time there and be sure you do the "briefing" that a guide takes you through and where some film footage is shown - very good! The Mighty 8th is restoring a B17 and...More

Thank Elaine D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you are not an aviation geek or history buff, you will be delighted with the presentation of the role the 8th played in WWII. We've passed it on I-95 for years, saying someday we'll stop and we weren't disappointed. The staff was very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting from Canada, went to the Mighty 8th Museum to see the B17 City of Savannah, among other displays - what a fantastic museum! Our guide was Gil Terry, who was a Huey Chopper pilot in Vietnam - not only was he a great guide...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had opportunity to visit with a large private group. The museum is designed very well with great flow. The planes were awesome. They had some people working our crowd that helped explain things or answered questions. Some of the displays and sets were really outstanding....More

Thank Marty Y
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Working in the area for a long week and visited museum six out of nine days. Restaurant has good selection, well prepared and staff very friendly.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum this past Saturday, and it was a great experience! What made it great? - Location, literally next door to my hotel, and ight off of the interstate. - Intimate, for lack of a better word, it was not too crowded, and...More

Thank Marcus H
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MightyEighthMuseum, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope you come back next time you're in town.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Excellent, knowledgeable staff and terrific displays. Some interactive displays as well. A great collection of WWII air war memorabilia. Do not leave out a walk in the memorial garden as it is a very sobering reminder as to the number of those involved in the...More

Thank Skip D
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