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Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum

701 Wilson Point Rd, Martin State Airport Hangar 5, Suite 531, Middle River, MD 21220-4238
+1 410-682-6122
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Martins Museum of Aviation

Nice exhibit of aircraft history from our local manufacturer here in Middle River; great for the... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Otis1947
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Middle River, Maryland
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Many locals do not know about this museum...it's located on the grounds of the Martin airport...if... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
EDDIE A
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Baltimore, United States
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The Museum exists to preserve the history, archives and artifacts of Maryland's aviation and aerospace contributions, and to provide, to a diverse range of visitors, educational and entertaining indoor exhibits and outdoor flightline and education programs designed to inspire and uplift the mind, imagination,and spirit. Exhibits include those on aviation pioneer Glenn L. Martin and his aircraft manufacturing company, the WWII homefront, Maryland astronauts, and the Maryland Air National Guard. Public visiting hours are Wed - Sat 11am -3pm with Admission for 2018 $5 for Adults and $3 for Children 11 yrs old and younger. May through September Second Saturday Special Events held 9am to 1pm has Admission of $7 for adults and $5 for children. Admission is free to the Museum's Second Saturday Outdoor Flea Market May - September 8am - 1pm. A free speaker series is held on the first Monday of the month (unless a holiday) at 7pm in the Lockheed Martin Auditorium 2323 Eastern Blvd 21220
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701 Wilson Point Rd, Martin State Airport Hangar 5, Suite 531, Middle River, MD 21220-4238
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Nice exhibit of aircraft history from our local manufacturer here in Middle River; great for the younger generations who are not aware of the local history. Lots of Grandparents and Great Grandparents who made major contributions to the Glenn L. Martin Company which became world...More

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Glenn M, Guest Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for visiting the Museum and sharing your visitor experience. The Museum works to educate the many young visitors not knowledgeable on the aviation history in their own "backyard" so that the legacy of Mr. Martin and his employees lives on for many decades...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Many locals do not know about this museum...it's located on the grounds of the Martin airport...if you like any aspect of aviation, then get yourself down here...you can board old aircraft and learn about the history of aviationMore

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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for sharing the news about the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum. 2018 is planned to be an exciting year for the Museum as it undergoes a transformation of the main exhibit gallery with new exhibits and the addition of technology to tell...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

My mother Ruby Coberly, worked at GLM from 1942 thru 1945. Going to the "big city" from the rural center of West Virginia was eye-opening back then, but her experience at working for a salary was key to her future and a massive step forward...More

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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your mother's Rosie story. We hope you enjoyed the Rosie exhibit and the exhibit panel that featured members of the Baltimore Chapter of the American Rosie the Riveter Association. The chapter meets at the museum regularly in non-winter months....More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Located just northeast of Baltimore city in the Martin State Airport which was formally the location of the Martin aircraft plant. Small visitor's center with exhibits chiefly about Glenn L. Martin and the Martin Company's contribution to 20th century aviation, which was considerable. Also fascinating...More

Thank Lynn S
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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks, Lynn for visiting the Museum. We appreciate the feedback on your visitor experience. As for finding the Museum, we agree with your observation that finding the Museum may not be the easiest and we are working to post and improve signage on Rt 43...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The museum consists of two parts, one containing artifacts starting with WWII. The second part is a flight line with numerous aircraft, in various states of restoration. Young children, especially boys enjoy this immensely. They also have a monthly program in the summer in which...More

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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for visiting the Museum and referring to the monthly Open Cockpit Day offered May through August on the second Saturday of these months from 9am to 1pm. This is definitely a favorite event for the children as they climb into the pilot seats...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Cloud9 runs Flying experiences out of here(another suite) with Brett Aviation which is a flying school. There using Cessna 172 Skyhawks set up as trainers. 15 minutes of ground instruction and pre flight then up we went. Was even able to help in take off...More

Thank mbw244
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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thanks for visiting the Museum in 2016. The exhibit space is in the process of renovations throughout 2017 to provide a new visitor experience. Please visit again later this year!

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Rich in the history of WWII, this aviation museum is a delightful surprise. You can almost feel the presence of the 53000 men and women who supported the war effort right here. Amazing accomplishments on display.

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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for sharing your visit experience. While contributing to bringing the war to an end, the Martin employees contributed many aviation advancements which are noted in the displays. Thanks for visiting.

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

We managed to get a private visit, when the Executive Committee of the Quiet Birdmen came to visit the Baltimore chapter. It's not a very big establishment, but it is chock-full of photos and memorabilia from the days that Martin was one of the big...More

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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Thanks, Rick, for visiting and sharing your experience at the Museum!

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

Very nice museum great pictures facts and knowledge of the factory and the planes built there..you can see 10 real and some vintage planes an the flight line. but when I was there last the planes were only available thru a short van ride

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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thanks for visiting the Museum and sharing your visit. It is hoped that one day a ride to the airplanes will be replaced by the exhibits and the airplanes being housed together in one building.

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Reviewed 19 November 2015

I brought a group of Senior Citizens for a guided tour of the museum. A little tight for a group and also hard for the group to hear the guide. Guide was still kind of new too. With our Senior groups it is helpful to...More

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Glenn M, Public Relations Manager at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Thank you Claire for scheduling a trip to the Museum for your seniors and for your suggestion for staffing senior tours. The Museum operates with volunteers and we do our best to get the new folks working with all ages up and running with needed...More

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