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The Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation

2600 Expedition Ct, Sioux City, IA 51111-1108
+1 712-252-5300
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My son and I were hoping to be able to go in some planes, but they were all closed. We were hoping... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kendra H
via mobile
A pleasant surprise

This museum isn't just about airplanes. They have unique cars, trucks and other vehicles. The... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Hans K
via mobile
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Take a step back into history and encounter unique artifacts and exhibits that help tell the exciting story of aviation and transportation in our lives. Explore a wide variety of displays and exhibits of full size aircraft and surface transportation from bicycles to vintage automobiles, a fire engine, and even a Boeing 727-200! The Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation preserves and celebrates the rich aviation and transportation history of the Sioux City area. Spend an hour…spend a whole day… the entire family will find something fascinating, entertaining, unique or educational at the Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation!
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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2600 Expedition Ct, Sioux City, IA 51111-1108
+1 712-252-5300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My son and I were hoping to be able to go in some planes, but they were all closed. We were hoping to see more.

Thank Kendra H
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This museum isn't just about airplanes. They have unique cars, trucks and other vehicles. The display about the crash of flight 232 is well done. This is a nice place to visit, and aalthough there is plenty to see, you can do this one in...More

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were fortunate to have the director of the museum give us a guided tour.The detailed pictures and exhibits of how Sioux City responded to the airliner crash was impressive.!

Thank Howard G
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a sibling reunion this week and decided to visit some attractions. Being a Monday, the Art Center & Lewis & Clark center were closed. This was our second choice but a pleasant surprise. You might need your GPS to find it if you...More

Thank Margery T
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The photos and history are a real treasure to the Sioux City area. I particularly like the items that helped shape the history of our town and the tri state area.

Thank Kay D
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This museum is hidden in a very industrial area of Sioux City, on an old part of the KSUX airport from the 1930's. It is a quiet museum, with a few passionate staff, and a well maintained collection! There are a 1 or 2 small...More

Thank stirling n
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Took us about 2 hours to get through the museum, so take your time. A lot of information about the history of Sioux City Airport. Besides the FedEx Exhibit being remolded and another exhibit from Flight 232 aircraft being remolded also. The Flight 232 was...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Although the building itself is not that appealing and there is little to no signage directing you to the museum, the displays and history inside are more than worth your time to explore. There is a very nice WWII display about Operation Tidal Wave, the...More

1  Thank IA_Hawks
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This museum is located in an industrial district in a nondescript building....but what a surprise inside! Each display is carefully and prepared with great attention to detail and obvious pride in local history and military service. It is absolutely immaculate. The Flight 232 exhibit is...More

1  Thank navvets
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We were very impressed with this museum. Lots of aircraft and vehicles to see, plus an airplane you board through a jet bridge. Also a very nice exhibit about the United 232 crash. Worth a look.

1  Thank Hawk234
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