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National Museum of World War II Aviation

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A must see aviation museum for anyone

The National Museum of WWII Aviation is one of the best "flying museums" out there. Their... read more

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Use a docent to make your tour incredible

This museum is a must see - 1 hour is not enough! We had a wonderful docent and she completely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The museum is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays from 10AM to 4PM. Tours start at 10AM, NOON and 2PM. Visitors can walk around the museum on their own or take a historical tour with a docent at no extra charge. Tours for WestPac, a private WWII...more
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755 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2740
+1 719-637-7559
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My husband and I took the 2 hour tour of the museum with our wonderful guide, gene. We learned more about world war 11 during the tour than in all of the history courses that we have taken. Very, very interesting! A large variety of...More

3  Thank cinhitch
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We were excited to discover this museum on TripAdvisor, and were extremely disappointed by the reality we encountered. The tour we took taught us little about WWII or the work of the museum. The only genuine WWII plane the museum had in its collection was...More

7  Thank DisplacedColoradan
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Reviewed yesterday

The National Museum of WWII Aviation is one of the best "flying museums" out there. Their collection of aircraft is incredible. The exhibits are equally amazing. The staff is always gracious and extremely knowledgeable. A must see museum in Colorado and a must see aviation...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is a must see - 1 hour is not enough! We had a wonderful docent and she completely made our tour - her knowledge and interactivity was fantastic. Can't wait to go back as the couple hours we had to explore wasn't enough!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

John Lynch was our tour guide. The tour was about 2 hours. I learned so much more on the guided tour than I could have ever learned with just a visit. This museum has a variety of classic airplanes the still fly. They were beautiful....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a good time. The staff is very informative. The team is passionate about their restoration projects and history. It was to ask questions and learn so much from them. Thank you!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is worth the time and money, interesting history and the tours are led by the pros, will answer any and all questions. One of the best attractions in the Springs.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this great museum on a cold day and received a warm welcome. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Docent Phil took us on tour of a restoration shop and told us about the new hangar under construction. They have some great stuff...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Museum of World War II Aviation in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the only museum in the world that focuses exclusively on the unique story of the role of aviation in World War II. Opened in 2012, it documents the role of that military...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent museum. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and friendly, and the tour is definitely worth it. Don was our guide and he was excellent. Everyone there is very passionate about the history and planes, and overall extremely knowledgeable. There is so much to learn...More

Thank Gabriella L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grand kids had a great time! The staff was pleasant, helpful and had passion for history and the items in the museum. The tour was 2 hours long and the time "flew" by. The kids enjoyed the guided tour. Plenty to see after the...More

Thank Getaway49168153470
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family enjoyed the visit to this museum. The stories were interesting and ones that I had not heard before.

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20 May 2018|
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Response from loveToTravel999999 |
I'm not sure.
Cheri F
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Response from FamilyGenealogy | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen animals on either of my visits to the museum, so I'm doubtful. Your best bet is to call ahead and ask.
Denise W
22 May 2017|
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Response from ALLISONKATE | Reviewed this property |
If you call the museum there are special kid tours in the summer!