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I stopped by here cause it was close to the Burbank airport and I just wanted to see what it was... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2017
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West Jordan, Utah
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Right on the Flight Path - Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation

This is an interesting and free place to see if you have some extra time in Burbank, California... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
Swabado
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Oro Valley, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by to say hi to my friend Bobbi Trout and to pay my respects to fellow California aviation pioneer, Roy Knabenshue.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stan M
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Some old time actors buried in the cemetery, including the last of the three stooges. If you are into air history would be more of a must do. Building architecture is interesting to see. In general it seems the cemetary is somewhat run down. Still...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jdk_mn
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

I stopped by here cause it was close to the Burbank airport and I just wanted to see what it was like. The shrine area has cool architecture and interesting facts. I didn't read all of the plaques, but I took pictures of a lot...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

My wife and daughter like to go here to have a picnic lunch. It's not that it's quiet and peaceful a place for repose. No. It's on the take off path of the Burbank Airport so during the day planes are ascending every 10 minutes...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Daniel F
Reviewed May 20, 2017

This is an interesting and free place to see if you have some extra time in Burbank, California. The Shrine and cemetery are right on the flight path to the Bob Hope/Hollywood Burbank airport so airplanes are flying over head on a regular basis while...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Swabado
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Pay a visit to this cool place and see some history. The monument is very impressive with a lot of names that should be recognized. The adjoining cemetery is quite disappointing and really needs some maintenance.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GenotheViking
Reviewed January 26, 2017

The Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation was created in 1924 as a shrine to early aviation pioneers. It is located in the Valhalla Cemetery.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Snobuz78
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

The actual museum is only open the first Sunday of the month from 1-3pm. Beautiful shrine to aviation. There is a lovely fountain to see too!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank karynb627
Reviewed March 8, 2016

Hidden almost in the center of Burbank is the Valhalla cemetery with the monument to fallen aviators including the Challenger crew. The Portal of the Folded Wing is flat-out beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank David_DeMulle
Reviewed March 21, 2015

The Portal of the Folded Wings Memorial is located inside a very large cemetery. When you come into the cemetery you must enter from Victory Boulevard and it is quite a long drive around to the far, what I would call, north east corner. It...More

Date of experience: February 2015
4  Thank CharleySays
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