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United States Army Aviation Museum

6000 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL 36362
+1 888-276-9286
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No provision for British people to visit.

We arrived to see this and we're told that we couldn't because we are British - we don't have a US... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
belfastconfetti
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Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit, if you are in the area.

I just wouldn't make a special trip to see it. (Go to the HisSteven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom F
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Jackson
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The U.S. Army Aviation Museum maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world. Approximately 50 beautifully restored, historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft, are proudly displayed both inside the Museum's 70,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on the Museum's grounds. The collection includes many significant examples of early research efforts and developments in rotary wing technology and the evolution of the helicopter. Our public galleries represent the Army's involvement in military aviation from the beginning days with the Wright brothers and the early combat aircraft of World War I, up to the highly technological machines such as the AH-64 Apache and the UH-60 Blackhawk flown by Army Aviators today.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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6000 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL 36362
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived to see this and we're told that we couldn't because we are British - we don't have a US social security number. The clownish security guard appeared to take pleasure in telling us. What an unfriendly and ungrateful ally the US is!

Thank belfastconfetti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just wouldn't make a special trip to see it. (Go to the HisSteven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia instead!)

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This museum has a lot of history! Great place to learn about aviation and how US stands against other countries with aircrafts

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Currently Ft. Rucker doesn't allow access to non-US Citizens unless you have a sponsor. We were fortunate enough to get sponsored in advance and were escorted to the museum. The museum collection is in immaculate condition and the new building planned will enable some of...More

Thank SugarloafView
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A must see when you visit lower Alabama! The museum is a great place for everyone. Very impressed! Kids love it! And can walk through some of the helicopters.

1  Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The layout of this Museum is really good. Much thought was put into the props and what message they would like to relay. Rucker's facility has many historic planes and helicopters. They even have 2 prototypes that weren't used.

Thank Marcus H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I enjoyed this several helicopters- volunteer at the front desk was former pilot. You can enter a few of them. Most is indoors. Well done

Thank Stjudemomcat
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a very educational museum. A lot of helicopters and some planes. Gives you a real appreciation of these pilots. I think it would be great for kids to see this. I was amazed at the variety and size of these choppers. Admission is...More

Thank kay c
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fort Rucker is one of the leading military bases for helicopter pilot training and they utilize the Army Aviation Museum as a venue for their graduation ceremonies. The museum has a great layout with a lot of great aircraft on display. Definitely worth taking a...More

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Museum with several helicopters and planes. Neat displays and several memorials to fallen heroes. Be warned, it's on a military base and you have to get a pass before you can enter.

Thank homewood_traveler41
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