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Wurtsmith Air Museum

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A must see!

We had a great time at the museum. The staff memebera are extremely friendly, and there are a lot... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Arlene O
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Visit to Oscoda

We enjoyed going through this museum and saw several Vietnam era helicopters and history of over... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Faye H
East Peoria
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2 Sep 2017
“A must see!”
17 Aug 2017
“Visit to Oscoda”
Wurtsmith Air Museum opens every spring on Armed Forces Day in mid-May; and on weekends throughout the summer until late Sept. Hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from 11 AM - 3 PM. Special tours may be arranged for other days. Wurtsmith Air...more
Hours Today: Closed
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
4071 E Van Ettan St, Oscoda, MI 48750-2306
+1 989-739-7555
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

With the lake close by, it stayed cool the whole trip. I had spent some time in Oscoda back in the 70's & want to see how a town close to an Air Force Base was doing. FANTASTIC! What changes that 40+ years have done...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at the museum. The staff memebera are extremely friendly, and there are a lot of things for both old and young to keep busy. Our toddler loved sitting in the airplane and helicopter, and there is a huge airliner you...More

2  Thank Arlene O
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed going through this museum and saw several Vietnam era helicopters and history of over past wars and services of armed forces. We were visiting with our grandson who loves and works in the area

1  Thank Faye H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

There were all kinds of different museum material here. It would be a very amazing place for someone interested in history or flying to visit.

Thank mn0rth
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It has facinating historical displays of a northeast Michigan Air Force base established before World War 2 and decommissioned after the conclusion of the Cold War. It is very creative and offers great historical and personal displays.

Thank M1461DXjamesk
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The town of Oscoda takes great pride in The Wurtsmith Air Museum and the history of the US Air Force as part of the fabric of the region. It is easily located along Highway F41 just about a mile from US Highway 23. The best...More

2  Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Located on the retired air base, full of history of both flight and military relics. Best time to visit during the military vehicle show held during the summer months.

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I am a history buff and flew in to visit the old base. There is barely any noticeable activity at the airport. The folks at the museum absolutely love visitors and enjoy talking and sharing what they remember of the base! One old timer ended...More

2  Thank John R
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The air museum was very interesting and informative. The guides do an excellent job! It was well worth the entry fee of $5.00!

1  Thank kolarlimo
Reviewed 2 May 2016

As a former military family, it was really interesting for us to see the old planes, posters, etc. The staff was very friendly. Our kids enjoyed it.

3  Thank K8R8Wo
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I was impressed with the amount of things you can touch, sit in or on in this museum! Loved touching the helicopters and planes in the garage part of the museum and sitting in the plane seats. Nice volunteers throughout. My husband loved reading everything...More

Thank Mi23RN
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