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Address: 413 W Mercury Blvd, Hampton, VA 23666-4313
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09:00 - 16:30
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Hidden gem of the aviation world.

With the exception of some planes that appeared to be sinking into the wet grass despite being atop cement blocks, Most of this museum is a joy to visit. The dozens of models in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Joel_in_MD
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the exception of some planes that appeared to be sinking into the wet grass despite being atop cement blocks, Most of this museum is a joy to visit. The dozens of models in display cases in doors are professionally done and well displayed. And while some of the photos on the walls could use a caption or 2 showing... More 

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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We took our 2 year old son because he loves planes. He enjoyed being able to get close to the planes. He actually loved going inside to see the small model planes. It would be nice if they have some small toy planes for sale. That would have been great to be able to buy him a small plane at... More 

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Thank Leisure M
Williamsburg, Virginia
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71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

easy to get in and out of lots of really great exhibit to see and real hidden gem easy to walk around does not take up a lot of time

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Thank DTC8187
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41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Nice Little place to visit. Not well maintained though. Some of the information plaques were missing. maybe a half hour's worth of attractions. Worth seeing though.

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Thank Dave L
Hampton
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This park has a small indoor area which is interesting but the outdoor area is awesome for folks interested in military airplanes. I'm not into planes and I found it fascinating.

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Thank Patricia A
Winchester, Virginia
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

a self guided park with free admission and plenty of parking. 4yr old loved walking around looking at the planes . it was a nice break from the beach thing for him

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Thank BEACHGIRLfrom1975
Yorktown, Virginia
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103 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I mostly take advantage of the great kayak launch behind the attraction. It is well-maintained and easy to use. Sometimes heavy rains can cause the access road to flood, which is inconvenient. The exhibits could use some more maintenance/updating, but they're neat to look at regardless.

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Thank joanneelainetanner
Cumberland, Va.
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Been many years since the last visit. ..not much has changed. Shame the city can't devote some time in caring for these aircraft. Windscreen on the Phantom was torn away from the frame....some vandalism apparent on others. Security gates torn off the hinges on some. Obviously no one cares. Some of these jets are rare, and deserve better!

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Thank Michael H
Hampton, Virginia
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248 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Just a couple planes and rockets on the side of Mercury Blvd. Maybe some kide would enjoy it but I did not see much to hold their attention.

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Thank Oranutan1
Norfolk, Virginia
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97 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Interesting collection of military jet aircraft and rockets, in particular interesting due to its connection to Langley AFB and the early history of US space programs at Langley. Unfortunately heavily neglected and air crafts in extreme poor condition. Seems that somebody gave the preference to a fancy museum nearby instead of taking care of the real authentic artifacts close to... More 

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