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Must visit for airplane buff and photobug.

Airplanes galore. Take the docent tour and the tram ride to get an overview of the extensive... read more

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Seattle, Washington
A major display of almost all US military aircraft and some foreign as well.

This is clearly one of the major aviation museums in the world. I've been to many. I am a former... read more

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 3 hangars of World War II planes, supersonic spyplanes, the world's smallest bi-plane, plus many other unique private, military and commercial air & spacecraft documenting the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
6000 E Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85756-9403
+1 520-574-0462
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Reviewed today

Airplanes galore. Take the docent tour and the tram ride to get an overview of the extensive collection. Then walk about and spend time with "favorite" aircraft. The planes are not crowded together, which means that the picture taker can focus on a subject. Also,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FredPurdue
Reviewed today

This is clearly one of the major aviation museums in the world. I've been to many. I am a former USN pilot as well as a commercial airline captain for many decades. Now retired. We live in Tucson for 7 months of the year and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank randsduxbury
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very large museum with several hangars full of fantastic displays, as well as an outdoor years with an amazing amount of aircraft. All the displays are well organized and labeled. This is really a must-see location.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cheez66
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went with two children, 4 and 6, and it was a bust. I think only a strong history buff or someone who really likes planes would see the value of the entrance fee. There are an impressive amount of planes, but there are hardly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NRonkeyo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent 1/2 day here and easily could have stayed longer. A lot to see for the money! 5 hangers to visit and a very nice tram ride around the yard.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having visited the museum as well as the boneyard a few times in the past a return visit was way overdue. New additions have been made and the acreage is so immense that you will always find something you may have missed previously. Many indoor...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank M4810KZthomasp
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Make sure you take the tram ride while here, the gentlemen who are the drivers know all these planes inside and out , they also have wonderful personal stories to share about their lives in the air. This museum is extremely interesting for all ages...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AmericanWestExplorer
Reviewed 6 days ago

You will need plenty of time to see this place...it is huge! Wear walking shoes, bring your camera and be ready to walk outdoors for a large majority of your time...so many interesting planes that we have never seen before. My husband and I spent...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MaineChicks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit and although we are not knowledgeable about planes who can’t be interested in the variety and depth of the airplanes on exhibit here. We were captured by the frequency of military jets roaring over our heads in Tucson. This drew us here....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 310CarolynM310
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six stars if that were possible! Almost too much to see in one visit, they have everything in aviation. Much more comfortable viewing experience and far less crowded than Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. On our visit, we were treated to a talk by a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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30 January 2019|
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Response from PenguinRob | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. The answer is absolutely. There is a large parking area on the left as you enter the grounds.
glenda s
16 January 2019|
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Response from 137georgev | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are not required. Come any time during open hours.
glenda s
16 January 2019|
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Response from VATraveler003 | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is to give them a call and see what you need to do to complete the reservation. I imagine you are talking about visiting the boneyard?