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Silent Wings Museum

6202 N I-27, Lubbock, TX 79403
+1 806-775-3049
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Great Museum Dedicated to a Little Known History of WWII

The Silent Wings Museum, is a museum dedicated to the history of Gliders used in World War II. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bryan W
Amazing history

We stumbled upon this exhibit while passing through Lubbock. It's easy to find, right off the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Parker, Colorado
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This museum tells the story of gliders that were used during World War II.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
6202 N I-27, Lubbock, TX 79403
This attraction is at Lubbock Intl Airport
+1 806-775-3049
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Silent Wings Museum, is a museum dedicated to the history of Gliders used in World War II. The Lubbock airport was used as a training base for the glider pilots. It was really an awesome museum that was very well designed and looked new....More

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stumbled upon this exhibit while passing through Lubbock. It's easy to find, right off the highway by the airport. Very well out together exhibit showing the contribution of glider pilots during the war. Starts with a 15 minute video. We were amazed at how...More

Thank MJNielsen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply wow! If you’re a history buff, and you find yourself passing through or in Lubbock, make sure to stop and check out Silent Wings Museum. The curators have done a tremendous job telling the story of WWII glider technology and how our military employed...More

Thank XVictorious
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Ashland, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting relatives in Lubbock, TX and being a big World War II history buff I had to make a visit to the Silent Wings Museum. I was not disappointed. I learned much about this little known very dangerous and short-lived part on the army...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Most extraordinary place giving due credit to a very. brave group of men. It was most beautifully laid out Museum. Everything done most thoughtfully. Clean and smelling wonderful! Brilliant place to visit!

Thank ctandcherry
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went to an Employee Recognition being held there and decided to use my time to look around, it was AWESOME and very Interesting, a "must see Museum".

Thank Lynne O
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Silent Wings Museum in Lubbock, Texas is a must see. I was not familiar with the WW II Military Glider Pilots and all they did during the war.The museum offers a wonderful documentation in pictures and video of the glider program, as well as...More

Thank Wbloedorn
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I was going to wait in the car while my husband went through this museum but he came out and got me because he said there were many things I would like to see AND he was right!

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you have a son who loves planes, like I do then this is your place. My son is three-years-old and loved this museum. It's a nice gem I found from living in Lubbock. Students can get a discount and the gift shop has tons...More

Thank JCKrystal
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ever heard of the gliders and their assistance in WWII? That story is told at the museum where all of the pilots trained for them. An amazing story with actual pieces of equipment, gliders, guns, and even a jeep that was carried in a one...More

Thank Gerald G
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5 June 2015|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
$5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 7-17, 6-under free, active military-free