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EAA Aviation Museum

3000 Poberezny Rd, Oshkosh, WI 54902-8939
+1 920-426-4818
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Airplane history

If you are into airplanes and the history of aviation, this is a must see. For the rest of us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve P
Baraboo, Wisconsin
Museum for all Ages

We had a wonderful experience exploring the museum, staff are very nice and helpful. Worth it to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, at the site of the world's largest aviation event (EAA AirVenture) the Museum is one of the most extensive aviation attractions in the world, a year-round destination for the entire family. Come and explore our world-class displays and galleries. Marvel at aviation innovations in our collection of more than 200 historic airplanes. Spend time in one of our four movie theaters. Take a ride in a vintage airplane at Pioneer Airport-a real working aerodrome right out of the "golden age" of aviation. Witness a piece of history in the Eagle Hangar, our tribute to World War II aviation and get "hands on" in the KidVenture Gallery, our exciting interactive gallery for kids of all ages!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
3000 Poberezny Rd, Oshkosh, WI 54902-8939
+1 920-426-4818
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are into airplanes and the history of aviation, this is a must see. For the rest of us there are a lot of old airplanes and interesting material about the EAA and the use of planes in times of war.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wonderful experience exploring the museum, staff are very nice and helpful. Worth it to pay for the entrance fee when you have so much to see inside it. The aircrafts and other artifacts are well kept, so much history to see and...More

Thank rsoul18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool museum, I recommend 3-4 hours for visiting. Kids will love it, several interactives attractions.

Thank Marcelo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The EAA museum at Oshkosh airfield is presented in two sections. One is held in a very modern purpose-built hangar. The other section is named "Pioneer Airport" and has an assembly of wooden hangars which contain vintage light aircraft dating back to the 1920s. It...More

1  Thank Ruth5757
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great museum for all ages. We have five kids that are Young Eagles and they loved visiting the EAA Aviation Museum. We traveled and arrived at an off time for them because we had the place to ourselves and the kids loved...More

1  Thank Ben K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been a lifelong aviation nut and was on my way to Door County and was happy when doing my research to see that the EAA Museum was so nearby. I got off the road and really enjoyed the exhibits in the main hanger. Everything...More

1  Thank Noah A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 5 hours there, lots to see and well worth the entrance fee. Staff were knowledgeable and keen to interact. Display of WW2 aircraft nose art was excellent.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd time at the museum. Our kids, ages 9 and 10, had a great time. There was lots to see for the adults as well. We lucked out and went on a day where they were giving free plane rides for kids...More

1  Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The museum was a fun detour from our annual boys trip to Airventure. The exhibits were interesting and the staff was friendly. The gift shop was ok.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Went to visit with a family member that is more technically oriented than i am. He had a great time, a had a good time. The current exhibit of nose art during WWII sounds interesting. Displays very professionally donr.

Thank Ann K
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Susan L
How much is the entrance fee for the EAA & is there an additional fee to get up close ?
28 July 2016|
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Response from M Brent T | Reviewed this property |
Think it was 20ish but if your an EAA member hrs free ... But your up close to about everything, there is a fee for the plane rides... Should be on the website..
We are camping under the wing of our plane! I was trying to pack. Will there be a place to plug in a hair dryer to dry my hair at the public showers. If not, what do women do? What is the average temperature during day and at night?
16 July 2016|
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Response from cynthiaL2118ZD | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is electricity in the showers. It's Wisconsin, and we joke that if you don't like the weather just wait an hour - it will change! Typical weather in July is daytime temps of 65-85, nighttime temps down to low... More
Hello, We are planning a trip to Oshkosh in 2016 for the Air show as well as visiting the museum & any other sights of interest in that area. We live in Queensland, Australia & recently hired a motor home for a couple of weeks & attended the Classic fighters show at Omaka in New Zealand and apparently ninety-eight percent of people there had been to Oshkosh & we were the only two who hadn't .... yet! We've been to quite a few other airshows in different places around the world ie. Farnborough, Kanehoe Bay, Hawaii, Avalon, Melbourne as well as a variety of other smaller shows around the place. So now we have the idea firmly planted in our minds we'll be heading your way soon, we would just like a bit of help & advise please on what is the best way to get there, we plan on hiring a motor home & doing the glamping thing again for the duration of the show, so we need to know which is the best most easily accessible airport to land at near there & do you recommend somewhere we can hire a motor home from which is near at hand or even on site, to help minimize driving there. Also how early can we book a powered, watered site please? In eager anticipation of a positive response. Regards Carole & Les
28 May 2015|
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Response from BritishAviator | Reviewed this property |
I usually fly into Austen Straubel, Green Bay, which is 50 miles from Oshkosh, and is probably the easiest airport to drive from, failing that try either Milwaukee, or Chicago (Chicago is a fair distance though). I suggest... More