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National Museum of World War II Aviation

755 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2740
+1 719-637-7559
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Great Museum

Great museum. We especially liked the restoration parts. It was interesting to see the works in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Fascinating Restorations

I highly recommend touring this museum if you have any interest in aviation or World War II. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sewhappybjm
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The museum is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10AM to 4PM. Tours are at 10AM, NOON and 2PM. Visitors can walk around the museum on their own or take a historical tour with a docent. Hourly docent led tours are also available to visit WestPac Restoration where WWII aircraft are actively being restored to flying condition.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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755 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2740
This attraction is at Colorado Springs Municipal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great museum. We especially liked the restoration parts. It was interesting to see the works in progress.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend touring this museum if you have any interest in aviation or World War II. The restorations of the planes are exquisite and the docents are very knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came with a group, Gene was our docent he was extremely knowledgeable, learned so much more than I already knew. It was an amazing few hours, would like to come again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended this museum with a group and made reservations for the guided tour. Our docent Gene was very knowledgeable and shared many great stories. There are dozens of displays containing artifacts and memorabilia that include information about the men and women that fought in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this museum and found it way beyond any expectations of an Aviation Museum. There was far more packed into 3-4 hangars than one could take in in one day. The displays were very well done, the restored planes amazing, the...More

Thank Dee M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for things to do when this came up! We are so thankful we went! Two hours in there wasn't long enough. The tour was great and all of the volunteers are knowledgeable and full of wisdom. We are 24 years old and...More

Thank Kennedy S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend taking a docent led tour at the museum. We spent a delightful and informative 2 hours with Gene and had a great time. The tour starts with an overview of WWII, just enough detail to help you get a sense of the...More

Thank Amy K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your a history buff at all you’ll want to see this museum. We went on the guided tour which didn’t cost anymore and I’m glad we did. Our guide shared so much information and stories, which made it far more interesting then just reading...More

Thank Margaret K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A definite "must see" in Colorado Springs. Plan ahead. The museum isn't open every day and tours are just the beginning if you want to get the full story. I've been there twice, once with my adult son, once with my adult grandson. Both were...More

Thank FamilyGenealogy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my 5 year old had a wonderful time at the museum. We loved the plane and car displays and the friendly staff. John Lynch was very patient with me and my boy as he helped us with the plane simulator and guided us...More

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Cheri F
5 February 2018|
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Response from FamilyGenealogy | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen animals on either of my visits to the museum, so I'm doubtful. Your best bet is to call ahead and ask.
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Denise W
21 May 2017|
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Response from ALLISONKATE | Reviewed this property |
If you call the museum there are special kid tours in the summer!
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Susan A
17 December 2016|
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Response from Vernp | Property representative |
Yes the tours are handicapped accessible and you can use your electric scooter. We also have wheel chairs and walkers. The Display Hangar has been relocated to main hangar so yes the tours can be seen at the same time and... More
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