We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great Museum”

Planes of Fame Air Museum
Ranked #7 of 37 things to do in Williams
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Located at the intersection of Highways 180 & 64 at Valle-Williams Airport, south of south rim of Grand Canyon, the museum is open daily 9-5 except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Nearly three dozen warbirds and classic aircraft are on display including the Lockheed C-121A Constellation which was General Douglas MacArthur's personal VIP transport. For more information about the museum, the annual Warbird Fly-in in June or special membership programs, visit our website.
Prescott Valley, Arizona
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Museum”
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Really had a Great time June 11th when 4 of us rode up from Prescott. I'm embarrassed to say that it took me 20 years to get up to the museum but suffice to say it will be a MUCH shorter length of time that passes before we return. Looking forward to a return trip to see the Tuskegee Airman in Aug of this year. Shelly was VERY helpful and a real treat to talk with, the tour of the Constellation was well worth the price even though it was a tad warm inside the plane. Some pretty cool items for sale in the gift shop as my debit card can attest to.....

Visited June 2013
1 Thank Rick G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

161 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Houston, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
180 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Awesome Little Place”
Reviewed 11 June 2013 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to the Grand Canyon. We didn't even have it planned but I'm glad we did because it was a great place to visit! The lady was very attentive and helpful! Took lots of pics of very nice airplanes!

Visited June 2013
1 Thank elchaco
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Santa Rosa, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great experience...a must stop for aviation enthusiasts”
Reviewed 5 June 2013

The museum was a terrific surprise as we vacationed around the Grand Canyon area of Arizona. The "Connie" outside is the tip of the ice burg as you step in the lobby with a beautiful Pitts special over head. After signing the guest book and enjoying the friendly staff you move into the main area where an impressive array of aircraft are arraigned in an easy, short walk. A rare ME109 and a huge Skyraider are among the collection. Many artifacts are spread throughout displayed with taste and accuracy. Next time we're in the area I plan to make another visit!

Visited June 2013
1 Thank vdubya4kim
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A "must see" aviation museum!”
Reviewed 26 May 2013

How fortunate for us there was a brochure promoting this museum at the Arizona Welcome Center! My husband was very impressed with the number and variety of planes on display, historical artifacts and the layout of the museum. Even though I'm not a real "buff" - the various items on display including those of a B17 which my father flew]captured my interest! The staff was more than knowledgeable and so willing to share the wealth of information they knew about the history of avaition and their collection. Highly recommend a stop to see it!

Visited May 2013
Thank SBJ1953
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Planes of fame”
Reviewed 11 May 2013

If you have a little time left, don't forget to visit Planes of Fame, a gem of an air museum in Valle.
We just past by not knowing that it was such a well set up museum, lots of planes and accessories to admire!
And Shelley was there to welcome us like VIPs.
For more info check their website: www.planesoffame.org

Visited May 2013
1 Thank Elisabeth V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Planes of Fame Air Museum also viewed


Been to Planes of Fame Air Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing