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Mitchell Gallery of Flight

5300 S Howell Ave, Main Terminal, Upper Level, Near Concourse D Entrance, Milwaukee, WI 53207-6156
+1 414-747-4503
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It;s always open in the airport and worth 15 minutes of your time

Stopped in, spent 20 minutes perusing aircraft models, information on Mitchell, Lovell and others... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barry M
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Trenton, New Jersey
Learned alot about this hero!

Great displays about the life of Gen. Billy Mitchell. Not from the area, we spent nearly an hour... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
AbMb34
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Cleveland, Ohio
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We are a non-profit aviation museum located inside Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport.
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  • Average7%
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5300 S Howell Ave, Main Terminal, Upper Level, Near Concourse D Entrance, Milwaukee, WI 53207-6156
This attraction is at General Mitchell Airport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in, spent 20 minutes perusing aircraft models, information on Mitchell, Lovell and others, as well as getting an insight of how the airport has grown since the 40's. And it is free!

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Great displays about the life of Gen. Billy Mitchell. Not from the area, we spent nearly an hour learning the history behind this man. Even our 8 year old was intrigued and will follow up with a book of his own.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is a standing monument to flight. The hangars were closed my first two times but my husband, an engineer as in physics and software, got to see it with guests. It makes one want to place shoulders back and honor those who have served...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This tidy exhibit is chock full of great artifacts and interesting information. My son is an aviation buff so he sought it out and we both enjoyed strolling through it. We had to be a couple hours early for our flight so it was nice...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is an interesting stop in the Milwaukee Airport...travelers and locals can learn about local flight history while in the airport.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Want to pass time. Come here. Cool stuff and you can see the history of airplanes and flying a plane!

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I can’t say that I’ve seen too many museums located directly inside an airport, but this one is a fun little spot if you’ve got 15-20 minutes to burn before a flight. A well-curated room walks you through the history of Mitchell Field from its...More

Thank Scott C
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We made it a point to arrive early for our flight home so we could visit this museum. We love to travel and especially fly so after seeing that this museum was located at the airport made it easy for us. Add in that this...More

Thank Tommy M
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

A fun little museum, and free. This little knows it’s a little museum, but the the excellent thought to detail and information in a direct line of thought lead to enjoy the experience without serious nature of the surroundings of a airport. I got break...More

Thank Jason L
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This was a nice visit during Doors Open Milwaukee. It wasn't necessarily my, nor my daughter's, cup of tea, but my mother thoroughly enjoyed it and shared many stories of the original Mitchell airport and so forth. Enjoyed seeing some of the pictures of the...More

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