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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

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So much to see!

I've lived in Ohio for 24 years now and only went to this museum for the first time this past... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dublin, OH
Was the 70th anniversary of the Air Force so volunteers were on hand to explain things. Very interesting.

This is the best exhibit of aircraft I have seen. We were permitted to walk through several planes... read more

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1100 Spaatz St, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH 45433-7102
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Reviewed yesterday

I've lived in Ohio for 24 years now and only went to this museum for the first time this past summer. I've been back twice since then, and I still don't think I've seen everything there is to offer. We brought visitors here, and they...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is the best exhibit of aircraft I have seen. We were permitted to walk through several planes which had previously been used as Air Force One, to include the planes used by Roosevelt, Truman and Kennedy.

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Touring this museum has long been on my to do list. I spent a day and a half walking through the exhibits. I could've spent a week. Every where I looked was another plane I never imagined seeing in person. Some of the experimental planes...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you like planes this is the place to go. The collection starts from the early days of flight and goes until the current time. The one building has some previous presidential airplanes that you can walk through. Plan to spend a good part of...More

Thank Richelle L
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was wondering what we would do in town after we spent, what I thought would be, a 3 or 4 hour visit. My wife gently reminded me that we were still in the Origins of Flight/World War I section and had been there for...More

Thank MandM-JandM-S
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I visited the museum with 27 WWII veterans who flew B-24 missions mostly out of Italy during the war. I am retired Air Force myself and have been wanting to visit this place since I was a grasshopper and couldn't believe I...More

1  Thank Stu1945
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I live near this Museum but do not go as often as I should. I love it. There is so much to see along with the history of aviation with plenty of facts from early aviation to the planes used today. You can walk through...More

Thank Auburnfan76
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visiting this museum has been something I've wanted to do for several years and I planned a trip to Ohio and Indiana around spending time here. While you can get an impression of the scale of the museum and scope of its contents from the...More

Thank Corb2000
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here 10 years ago and this place has grown and gotten so much better. There are planes from every decade as well as the space program. The presidential planes were really interesting. There are movies and simulators. It’s fun for the whole family.

Thank Glenda P
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's hard to say something that hasn't already been said in the many reviews of this museum. All I can say is that it is a fantastic museum whether you are an aviation enthusiast or not. It is a great collection of airplanes and aviation...More

1  Thank Shaymur
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Response from Davids10000 | Reviewed this property |
I liked the Space Shuttle simulator, although it had some maintenance issues
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Response from plevin2017 | Reviewed this property |
I would take at least 2 full days.if you are a reader plan on 3 days. The Bell is now on display. you could eat in motor home are at the cafe. It is in a city. The Dayton KOA 21 miles and fronerier campground... More