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Historic Aviation Memorial Museum

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Address: 150 Airport Dr, Tyler, TX 75704-6600
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+1 903-526-1945
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Was very good with guided tours. Very informative. People very friendly. There is also a restaurant there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was very good with guided tours. Very informative. People very friendly. There is also a restaurant there.

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Houma, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this little gem while out Geocaching for an event taking place in the area. Right away from the parking lot you could see all the beautiful aircrafts on display. They did a great job putting together a little museum on the inside as well. I could imagine that this would be a great place for large groups... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with three generations and all of us enjoyed it! I was surprised how much they had, how much variety there was, and how informative the displays were. The gentleman who showed us around the outside was full of interesting and apt information. We got there later than we had planned, so will go back to spend more time. You... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Peopled by volunteers who were actually in the military (or closely associated), you can get some first-hand information about some of the exhibits. Great old pieces of equipment, uniforms, news articles, etc., that would disappears if not preserved in some way. Make sure to ask about going outside to see the retired jets (there are about 8 of them that... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Looking for a location to hold a meeting for about 40 to 50 people. What a great find. When I stopped at the Tyler Chamber if Commerce they gave me a list of places and mentioned that this facility also has a cafe. The museum has aviation memoribilla from generations ago as well as old aircraft. I spoke to the... More 

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minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The volunteers are pure gold - they bring every exhibit to life. Our docent stayed with us most of the time we were there and personally knew just about every person involved with the displays. He personally flew a Thunderchief! We had a wonderful time.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband is a helicopter pilot and Army veteran so of course this was a great place for us, but I think visitors of all ages can find something interesting at this gem of a museum. I enjoyed the section on women in aviation, the paintings of balloons used to track troops in the Civil War, and the many items... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

HAMM is located in the old terminal of Tyler Pounds Field. It is the home to some historic airplanes that have served in a multitude of capacities throughout aviation history. You will find the staff to be very accommodating and its a great place to take the family. Older adults can re-live some past memories as well!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Cheap admission. Self guided tour on the inside you can spend as much time as you want doing. It's the whole history of aviation, a lot of it military, and even space aviation (NASA). The outside part is a guided tour of some planes and helicopters parked on the tarmac. There's a cafe inside too if you're so inclined. There... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

To escape from the Texas heat we took a chance on this little museum. Unique collection of real artifacts in simple displays easy to understand for young and old. The docent escorted us to the adjacent tarmac to see about a dozen jets and helicopters on display. Glad we went to see what this had and learned about the people... More 

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