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Great small aircraft museum

This is a private collection stored in a hangar at the airport. It has 2 flyable WWII fighters... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
James B
Vernon Hills, Illinois
I did not even know this was here until recently!

Great for a rainy day activity. The kids can actually do hands on with the planes, the two cats... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Springfield, Illinois
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835 S Airport Dr, Springfield, IL 62707-8486
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is a private collection stored in a hangar at the airport. It has 2 flyable WWII fighters, the Corsair and P51 Mustang, the cockpit section of a MIG 15 that you can sit in, and several other restorable planes of lessor note. Free, donation...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Great for a rainy day activity. The kids can actually do hands on with the planes, the two cats are really friendly as mascots out there. People are friendly too! Only during the weekdays though so now with school starting make it a school holiday...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We were greeted by a fellow who was restoring one of the planes and he gave us a very nice in depth talk about the planes.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a great little museum. We visited this past weekend and had a great time viewing all of the aircraft, it even captured the attention of my teenage stepson! They have several military aircraft inside of an aircraft hangar that you can view and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The owner has a fine collection of ex-military aircraft which are operational. On the airport there is also the Aeroknow museum which has a fascinating collection of artefacts, models, books, magazines and memorabilia. Well worth a visit. Job Conger is the owner and custodian.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Skybolt
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Small, compact and well done. The displayed aircraft are in pristine condition. The staff was friendly and helpful. Several WW2 fighters . An expansion is underway which will greatly improve the viewing. No charge -just a donation. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bobby F
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is located at the airport in a hanger. It is free and there are several airplanes here. There is part of one that the children can climb into. The place is very interesting but it can be done in 30 minutes or so. My...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank marann7
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I stopped by and visited the Air Combat Museum while the staff were busy moving an aircraft, but was cordially invited to 'look around'. They have a beautiful F-4U Corsair and a Japanese Zero (TV show "Blacksheep" used these) as well and a P-51 Mustang,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Chas L
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Some very interesting and unusual aircraft present on site at the museum both inside and outside,some of the exhibits are rather dusty though.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank royj
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This small museum is tucked away in the maze of hangars at the airport. It has a fantastic collection of vintage warbirds like few others. They fly. F-4U Corsair, P-51 and others. Lots of side exhibits. Don't miss.

Date of experience: April 2017
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