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Fort Worth Aviation Museum

3300 Ross Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76106-3646
+1 855-733-8627
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We visited today, well worth it

The lady on the desk was so friendly and welcoming. We are from Scotland and surprise, surprise... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stowmill
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Rhodes, Greece
Superb!

A fantastic aviation museum with incredibly passionate volunteers. A wonderful was had inspecting... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
The_Buster_the_Bear
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Alton, United Kingdom
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You can touch more airplanes here than any other museum in Fort Worth. Aviation museum telling the history of aviation in North Texas. We have 26 military aircraft on display from a 1943 BT-13 trainer to a Blue Angle F/A-18 Hornet. Adults like the history and kids like the airplanes ans simulator. We are a Blue Star museum, so active military and families are welcome free of charge. Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. $5.00 admission for adults, $1 for children 6 to 16.
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“vietnam era” (3 reviews)
“guided tour” (4 reviews)
“petting zoo” (5 reviews)
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3300 Ross Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76106-3646
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+1 855-733-8627
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lady on the desk was so friendly and welcoming. We are from Scotland and surprise, surprise, she said she was due to visit Edinburgh on a UK tour very shortly. She went next door to ask one of the Gentleman who volunteer to assist...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

A fantastic aviation museum with incredibly passionate volunteers. A wonderful was had inspecting the many airframes.

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Jim H, Executive Director at Fort Worth Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks for the kind words. We are small, but we work very hard to provide the best experience possible for our visitors.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

What a great place. They have a lot of cool stuff inside of the museum as well as cool planes. Our tour guide Ken told us that Fort Worth has been a major hub for aviation since 1908. A must see

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is an excellent choice for anyone even moderately interested in the history of air support for the United States military. A guided tour will take two hours or less and will include interior and outside exhibits of retired fighting planes and helicopters, many of...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Trying to find interesting things to do around Fort Worth can get a little tricky once you have lived here for a while. A friend from work told me about the Fort Worth Aviation Museum and I was excited to see what it was all...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

The Fort Worth Aviation Museum is a great place to visit to learn more about the history of flying. They have a great "petting zoo" full of planes, jets, and a helicopter that you can walk through and actually hands on touch the planes. Really...More

Thank MainTexas
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Being a Museum buff and with Family (wife and 2 kids) visiting, we decided to check this one out due to it having real Fighter jets along with a Vietnam Era Helicopter. The place was great and informal and we had a great time studying...More

Thank Sharat S
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Jim H, General Manager at Fort Worth Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thanks for the kind words. Jim Hodgson Executive Director

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The Fort Worth Aviation Museum is a little gem. The museum's motto is "Preserve, Inspire, Educate, and it does just that! It was reasonable in cost to visit, and the exhibits inside and outside were interesting. Lots of aviation history here, and you can touch...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Both indoor and outdoor exhibits make for much education for those interested in the role of the airplane in our nation's history. A surprising variety of crafts are on display.

Thank Lou C
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

great time. lots of great history. very knowledgeable tour guides. former pilots. real jet fighters, F14 tomcat and phantoms. highly recommend it.

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AustinGal11
19 February 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Property representative |
Hi AustinGal11, The other two nailed it. Most folks spend about an hour with us. That said, if you have kids they can easily get wrapped up in the simulators. If the weather is good, it is easy to spend an hour outside... More
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