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Castle Air Museum

5050 Santa Fe Dr, Atwater, CA 95301-5154
+1 209-723-2178
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Amazing collection of planes

Huge collection of planes, it was great to be able to get up close to all these amazing flying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
camaronz
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Hastings, New Zealand
Amazing collection of military aircraft

This museum is a bit of a drive from the usual California tourist attractions, in what was once a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DT2010DT
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“open cockpit” (19 reviews)
“air force” (30 reviews)
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5050 Santa Fe Dr, Atwater, CA 95301-5154
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+1 209-723-2178
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"open cockpit"
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"military aircraft"
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"on display"
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"cold war"
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"gift shop"
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"interested in military history"
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"aviation enthusiast"
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"vietnam era"
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"large collection"
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"amazing stories"
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"amazing collection"
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"well worth the visit"
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"special events"
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"wear comfortable shoes"
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"great history"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge collection of planes, it was great to be able to get up close to all these amazing flying machines. Quite expensive to view. We struck a day when it was 100+ degrees so wish we had arrived quite a bit earlier with everything being...More

Thank camaronz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a bit of a drive from the usual California tourist attractions, in what was once a USAF base, but is well worth a visit for military aviation enthusiasts, The museum boasts a fantastic collection of aircraft from the Skyhawk through to B-52...More

Thank DT2010DT
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at the number and quality of planes on display. You can walk around, under and inside of some planes. Interesting for plane or history buffs or a fun family outing. Well worth the visit.

Thank LBPICO
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

There were fire red ants and the staff was not sympathetic to the situation of a young 7 year old getting bit multiple times.

Thank moniqueemarie
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

We went on a beautiful afternoon. If you are interested in the military or aviation, this is a great place to view planes up close. Twice a year they have open cockpit pit day. 90% of tour is outside so dress accordingly.

Thank gbrayman
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Found this place by chance on web. It is a great place to visit and excellently laid out with numerous aircraft on display. There are plentiful paths around the park and it is all level so easy for disabled/wheelchair users. We were pleased to see...More

Thank Rosie H
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

If you have been a visitor to Castle Air Museum in the past it is time to make another trip out to Atwater to see the newest additions to the museum. Go to their website to find out what has been added to this wonderful...More

1  Thank Serenitygardens
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Just go and explore the history and variety of crafts on display. Wear comfortable shoes as the displays are so many and such an effort is being made to maintain the aircraft. I know each of us will have stories after visiting. Go!

Thank Nibby66
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

A large collection of military aircraft used since World War 2. These planes are accurately restored, and displayed on a large field. If you are interested in military history, this is an opportunity to see what the planes looked like up close and personal.

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

It's 2 hrs from San Francisco but worth the drive if your an Aviation enthusiast. Great for getting up close to the aircraft . Amazing collection, just a shame they are not airworthy!

Thank Russ A
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