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Museum of Flying

3100 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405-6113
+1 310-398-2500
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Small but fun

This museum is located at the Santa Mnica's landmark airport. It's small with fairly large... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Los Angeles
Lovely afternoon

We met friends and their kids ages 4-13 for what turned into a perfect afternoon. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Santa Barbara, California
via mobile
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3100 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405-6113
+1 310-398-2500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is located at the Santa Mnica's landmark airport. It's small with fairly large collection of small planes and even a cockpit of a jet plane that one can sit in. Some memorabilia and a bit of written history on display makes it interesting....More

Thank LAVict0ria
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We met friends and their kids ages 4-13 for what turned into a perfect afternoon. The museum is small but delightful. The docents were all happy to be there and share their interesting knowledge. All the kids were engaged be it the hands on controls...More

Thank robnstu
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very friendly and helpful staff, interesting and educational. We were impressed by the history of Douglas, didn't realize what we had in our very backyard. My 12 yo son really liked that they had training and real cockpits you can sit in. We also really...More

1  Thank Al M
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

My son, Hamilton and I visited your wonderful Museum of Flying yesterday and i needed to write to say thank you. We had a fantastic time and wish to thank all your people who we talked with and who showed us around that they made...More

Thank Niall C
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A nice place for families and folks who love flying. This is located on the same small airport property that used to be home to McDonald Douglas Aircraft.

Thank Alice D
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Recently visited the museum with my family and 7 year old son . It was very short stay less then hour and except of one employee other were a bit rude and very opinitated about children being able to learn and satisfy there imagniation but...More

Thank r S
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I had never heard of this museum but I am glad I saw it in a tour book. There are a great selection of displays particularly highlighting the history of the Douglas Aircraft Corporation.

Thank flyboy1946
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The Museum of Flying is located at the entrance to the Santa Monica Airport. There are lots of vintage airplanes on display inside and outside including the old workhorse DC-3. The airplanes all have good information plaques explaining when they were in service. There is...More

1  Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 24 October 2016

great museum off the beaten path. nice walking tour good exhibits easy to get to off main streets do miss

Thank DTC8187
Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you have a love of airplanes, do not miss The Museum of flying....lots of great vintage aircrafts. A local treasure!

Thank jerseygirl90409
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