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Oakland Aviation Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Nice place for aviation buffs to get a fix

My buddy and I had a really good time at this museum, it exceeded our initial expectations based on... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Jonathan G
Richmond, California
F-18 Simulator Ride - June 2018

Being involved in aviation all my life, I'm a bit partial toward places like this. That being said... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Oxnard, California
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8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland, CA 94621-4548
+1 510-638-7100
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

My buddy and I had a really good time at this museum, it exceeded our initial expectations based on the initial appearance When we first got there we were a little concerned because it looked old and it looked very small. But we met a...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a small museum with interesting airplanes. We've been with our kids. It is an easy museum to visit if you are in the East Bay and if you like planes then you should certainly visit. The docents who were there when I visited...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Being involved in aviation all my life, I'm a bit partial toward places like this. That being said, I've been to just about everything from boneyards to restoration facilities to manufacturing facilities. Aviation history is so vast...that each and every aviation museum plays an important...More

Thank Kitman
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Although this is a small museum the staff were friendly and helpful the museum was larger than expected idea morning filler before an afternoon departure from oakland

Thank norahhart
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

I found this museum while doing an ariel search of the area planning our trip to the USS Hornet. My son was immediately thrilled because they have one of the few A3s on display so looked forward to the visit for several weeks. When we...More

Thank 1bekkijo
Reviewed November 27, 2017

I recently visited the Oakland Aviation Museum as I hadn't been there in a few years. The staff was certainly friendly and there are quite a few interesting aircraft some of which are unique. However, the material condition of many of the planes, particularly those...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

it is an excellent place to visit for aviation history. planes on display were interesting. my great grandson love it.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We dropped into to the museum en route to the airport and car drop off (just around the corner) as we had some time to kill and it proved to be well spent My partner works in the sector and is an aircraft enthusiast so...More

Thank MStanleyLondon
Reviewed October 13, 2017

My husband and I enjoy aviation museums and this is one of the best! There are so many aircraft outside including the amazing Solent Flying Boat which is opened on Sundays. The displays inside are interesting and eclectic - Amelia Earhart, Jimmy Doolittle, Trans Ocean...More

Thank travelteachCA
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Came here with my husband. We really enjoyed visiting this museum a lot. Nice, friendly, knowledgeable staff. Loads of planes inside the museum and outside the museum from different eras. There are airplane engines and other memorabilia on display. You'll learn a lot about aviation...More

Thank LisaandRod93013
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