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Lyon Air Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Attended as part of an aircraft display (I’m a pilot considering the purchase of a plane) and had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew V
via mobile
Very nice museum.

I will return next time around. Great collection and very helpful docents. The displays were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris G
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Lyon Air Museum (LAM) is a 30,000-sq.ft. facility based at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif. Founded by Maj. Gen. William Lyon, USAF (Ret), the museum houses a fleet of superbly conditioned, operational and historically significant World...more
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19300 Ike Jones Rd, 19300 Ike Jones Road, 92707, Santa Ana, California, Santa Ana, CA 92707-5229
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended as part of an aircraft display (I’m a pilot considering the purchase of a plane) and had a chance to walk the floor of the museum. Wish I had known it was here long ago.....what a treat! They have a B-17, C-47, A-26 and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I will return next time around. Great collection and very helpful docents. The displays were awesome. Thank you!

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband is a air force vet and he loved the museum. We had a guide who walked us through and answered all his questions and explained many things about the planes, pilots and crews who flew those planes.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

If you want to see an excellent B-17 or other WWII aircraft, this is a great collection of planes. I never heard of this place and my son saw it and I’m glad we came. Paul showed us around and gave us a great tour....More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Awesome airplanes and cars, like Hitler's convertible and other classics. They have many special events that make this museum even better, like in May they have the WWII planes, and you can even pay to fly on an old bomber, check their website for events.

Thank jbransford
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely interesting exhibit of military hardware in great details. The volunteers explained in professional and vivid manner yo me, and I nearly thought I was at the warfront in English channel! The museum tells the war history in comprehensive setting yet in detail in certain...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went with our two adult sons. We all really enjoyed it and thought it was worth seeing. As others have said the museum is kept very clean. All planes and vehicles are extremely well taken care of. This is a piece...More

Thank Jeanne A
Reviewed 28 May 2018

A great way to spend a Saturday. All exhibits are clean and well explained. The docents are very helpful as well.

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Just happened upon the place when looking at Google maps and glad I did. It is tucked away a bit when you are entering but the location is right off the runway so you have aircraft landing and taking off while you are there which...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

These people should have done their homework before hosting Mikchael Blackstone and the companies under his control: Air Combat USA, SkyThrills, and Blackstone Airways. He talks a big game, but he is shady, bad reputation, and lacks integrity in a big way! Just wait until...More

1  Thank Marcus B
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Estte E
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Response from Cherylan H | Reviewed this property |
This is what I got off the web: ADMISSION FEES. General: $12. Ages 5-17: $6. Under 5: Free Seniors & Veterans: $9. Groups: $1-Off School Groups: Free (Restrictions may apply) ...