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Museo Storico dell'Aeronautica Militare

Strada Circumlacuale, 00062 Vigna di Valle, Italy
+39 06 9988 7509
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Amazing

I am a former fighter pilot and history buff. If you are into history and/or aviation then this is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
fssutton1
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Ithaca, New York
If you're nearby - don't miss it!

What a wonderful find. A little off the beaten path, but worth a trip. A massive collection of... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
futureHistory
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Hartford, Connecticut
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“air force” (4 reviews)
“seaplane base” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Strada Circumlacuale, 00062 Vigna di Valle, Italy
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+39 06 9988 7509
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"air force"
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"seaplane base"
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"flying machines"
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"museum is free"
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"gift shop"
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"military base"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful lake"
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"small cafe"
in 2 reviews
"early flight"
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"my husband"
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"closed on mondays"
in 2 reviews
"worth a trip"
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"aircraft"
in 17 reviews
"bracciano"
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"aviation"
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"rome"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am a former fighter pilot and history buff. If you are into history and/or aviation then this is the place to go. At least 80% of the aircraft here are one of a kind remnants of by-gone era's. Combine that with immaculate reconstructions/preservation. The...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

What a wonderful find. A little off the beaten path, but worth a trip. A massive collection of planes that is quite beautiful. No admission fee. If it's cold, bring warm clothes as it's not heated. Allow at least an hour, probably closer to two....More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We visited The Italian Airforce Museum in Vigna Di Valle ,while on holiday in Rome . We took the Rome Metro to Valle Aurelia Station , and then the train to Bracciano ( 1 hour journey ) . We phoned a taxi , using the...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I visited this museum with my husband and children aged 11 and 8 while on holiday in Italy, we were staying In manziana, it is located on the edge of beautiful lake Bracciano, this place is just brilliant, with an extensive array of aircraft going...More

2  Thank Keoghls
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great planes and history of air aviation. Grossartige Exponate der italienischen Luftfahrtgeschichte.

1  Thank kralik123
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Based at the former seaplane base of Vigna di Valle, this is a mix of historical and modern hangers containing over 80 aircraft and other exhibits, which cover the history of the Italian Air force from its inception to now. All the exhibits are very...More

2  Thank StewartEm
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A scarcely advertised museum but a real jewel for the aviation enthusiasts! All the explanations are very detailed and in English too. Especially interesting the expositions on the Nobile's Airships and the epic Trasvolate of Commander Balbo. Last but not least the military staff is...More

1  Thank rc67
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This museum is identical away on an old Italian seaplane base on Lago di Bracciano. It has a fantastic collection of Italian aircraft as well as other nation's aircraft that were flown by the Italian Air Force. There are four hangars with the aircraft organized...More

1  Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and well-displayed museum with an excellent selection of exhibits, from early 20th century till the jet age. The location facing the lake of Bracciano adds a pleasant country side and nature experience as well. It's also totally free. The cafeteria which belongs to...More

Thank Anton H
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Many great exhibits from the entire age of human flights. Italy has clearly played a major part of this field throughout the entire period. Could improve its presentation of context, activities the exhibits has taken part of, and in general more interactive displays. The greatest...More

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