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Address: 745 N Gene Autry Trl, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5464
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Rated by CNN as one of the top 14 Air Museums in the World. This facility...

Rated by CNN as one of the top 14 Air Museums in the World. This facility Gives visitors an up-close look at the legendary fighters and bombers of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

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Informative Afternoon

Very inspiring and informative way to spend an afternoon in Palm Springs. Great exhibits, planes, interactive videos and a great film about Pearl Harbor. We have been to many air... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Virginia
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Virginia
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very inspiring and informative way to spend an afternoon in Palm Springs. Great exhibits, planes, interactive videos and a great film about Pearl Harbor. We have been to many air shows but this opportunity to see the planes up close beats all!

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Since Palm Springs turns out to be half Canadian during the winter months, they had a few Canadian flags and speakers for an afternoon. One of our uncles had been a bombarder in the Canadian Air Force, shoot down on his first mission of the war. He spent the remainder of the war as a POW, some 4 1/2 years.... More 

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Redding, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting this museum is reason enough to travel to Palm Springs, CA. Besides a vast array of aircraft there is an opportunity to meet history. I had the great pleasure of meeting Dean Hunter whose book tells an incredible story. He is joined by several other "docents" each of who is a walking, talking living hero with great stories to... More 

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I usually visit every year or two. The planes and exhibits are interesting but I really enjoy talking with the Docents - people with military or related experience. Our Docent, Frank, gave us an excellent tour of the B17 Bomber. He was very informative and engaging. Thank you very much.

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Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Museum is all airplanes (and air related displays) divided into the different theaters of war - Europe and the Pacific. While the planes were in amazing, what really made this place was the staff. It's all volunteers - mostly older folks with lots of knowledge and who love to talk about the planes. For instance, if you take a... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide variety of aircraft, many with storied history. Museum Docents bring the aircraft to life as many have flown these aircraft. Diverse collection, well displayed, and reasonably priced admission, all make this a great place to visit.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured with a docent on Saturday and were pleasantly surprised at just how much there is to see . . . and touch...here. They will let you actually sit in the cockpit of a WW II plane, or the kids can play in the cockpit and cargo area of a "flying boxcar." The docent was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly.... More 

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Grand Terrace, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't over look this air museum, it has it all. A/C in the summer and you so much to see. I've been to this air museum many times and always seem to find something ive overlooked..

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Murrieta, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an interesting museum and historical visual of planes used during the earlier years of war time. For a nominal fee, you can view the actual planes, or parts of them, as well as climb on board a few, and read about different individuals who fought and piloted them for our country. There are many docents around that can answer... More 

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Boulder
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is mostly indoors for WWII aircraft with an outdoors area for jets and other aircraft. Indoor displays are very informative and many have videos to enhance the experience. There is an theatre inside that has a variety of videos that play throughout the day about aviation history and pioneers. Docents are always close by and are eager to... More 

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