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Air Force Armament Museum

Closed Now: 09:30 - 16:30
Open today: 09:30 - 16:30
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Fab free museum of military weapons and equipment in military history.

We were hesitant to attend this museum because we didn't know enough details about it. Plus the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
T25christ
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Very interesting and informative museum for military air craft. You get to be up close with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CMayo123
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Niceville, Florida
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The focus is on Air Force armament through a variety of historical displays, from a B-17 World War II bomber to an F-4 Phantom II jet.
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100 Museum Dr, Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32542-1497
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All reviews on display free admission planes and helicopters sr blackbird retirement ceremony great displays lots of history eglin afb donation box static displays aviation history inside the building self guided tour gift shop well worth the visit great place to visit couple of hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were hesitant to attend this museum because we didn't know enough details about it. Plus the entrance from the road didn't do it justice...it was hidden behind loads of trees. Were we ever wrong. I compare it to the area on Lackland AFB, TX...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T25christ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting and informative museum for military air craft. You get to be up close with the air craft on display. Great way to spend time with family and stay cool indoors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CMayo123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy rollng past the military aircraft as you taxi into the Destin/Fort Walton terminal more than the flight itself, than this musuem just a short distance away should be your first stop on the Emerald Coast. The inside museum was closed when we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best museums for armament and airplanes that I've seen in awhile. With a small donation you can enjoy as much about the Armament classes of the Air Force Navy Army and Marines. A must do on the herbal Coast!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 16rictik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone is very informative, helpful and so nice. So much to see in such a short time we had. I would highly recommend this place. Please Do drop a few dollars in the donation box as every penny counts to keeping this place going.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ronmichelle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you like Military Memorabilia than you will love this very well appointed Museum. The displays are easy to see and read and cover a wide range of topics.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 5 November 2018

They have an SR71 Blackbird, Many Viet Nam, Korean war planes and ordinance. Plenty of outside static displays. The indoor museum was closed when we went by. Even with it closed we had plenty to look at.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jameshV8674ND
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the museum. The free admission is a bonus! The displays inside the building provide a lot of information. The planes and helicopters outside were fun to look at up close!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather H
Reviewed 12 October 2018

So cool, ans so much to see in a small area. And love the acres of planes outside and the so many neat bombs and historic armament inside. Really informative and set up well to take in. Rain or shine you can enjoy this place.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Karl C
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

So many planes. If you enjoy looking at aircraft up close, this is one of the best places you can go to. Best part is that it's free.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dennis J
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ESTravelBug
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Response from anitao33 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the parking is free.
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Most HUDs are a screen mounted in front of the windscreen. MHD is a helmet that displays via a camera mounted external and normally moves the camera with your head and can be used for targeting. A HUD normally shows avionic... More
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Not sure, I know it has an android app but I rather use the website since app has limited functionality.
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