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Air Mobility Command Museum

1301 Heritage Rd, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, DE 19902
+1 302-677-5938
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This is one of the greatest Air History museums in the United States

It is FREE ! It is WONDERFUL. There's a big beautiful B-17G in the main hangar, along with a C-47... read more

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Montgomery P
Excellent Free Aircraft Museum

Sightseeing on cloudy day at the beach, discovered this free museum on the grounds of the Dover Air... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert R
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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Located on the Dover Air Force Base, this museum showcases the history of military aviation through exhibits and a sizeable collection of planes that have been used throughout history.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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1301 Heritage Rd, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, DE 19902
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+1 302-677-5938
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Reviewed yesterday

It is FREE ! It is WONDERFUL. There's a big beautiful B-17G in the main hangar, along with a C-47 Skytrain from WW2. You can actually go inside this plane with a tourguide and learn all about how this plane was used at Normandy, Market...More

Thank Montgomery P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sightseeing on cloudy day at the beach, discovered this free museum on the grounds of the Dover Air Force Base, about cargo, air-lift, and refueling. Many interior displays including 16 aircraft, and many more aircraft outdoors. Can view interiors of some airplanes and more with...More

Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn’t believe the number of planes they had at this museum. On the 3rd Saturday of each month you can actually go in most of them. We got to go in a few. The hosts are mostly retired AF & have great stories. One...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've visited and enjoyed other air museums, but this one has a different focus -- airlift (cargo and passengers) and air refueling. The number of different aircraft, both inside the museum and outside, is more than I can remember and more than we had time...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standing under the C5 and other transport planes, you wonder how these thing even get off the ground. We were lucky enough to get a tour with someone who actually worked and flew these giants.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have a focus on Air Mobility and Air Refueling. Their displays on how transport has evolved over the years are among the best of any air museum in the country. They have an excellent display of a WWII glider with a Jeep inside showing...More

Thank Bill15Q
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not much for planes and military history, but I went with my family anyway . . and I liked it. Lots of local history and people stories to go along with the planes. Very friendly volunteers!

Thank Becky T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try and pick a fair weather day as the AMC offers most of its artifacts outside. A wide variety of aircraft can be enjoyed throughout the grounds. We had "Mike" as our guide and he was extremely knowledgable and friendly. Where comfortable shoes and stay...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3rd Saturday is open cockpit day. Lots of guides and open aircraft with guides. Great collection of aircraft and great stories from the guides that are there with them. Had a great time

Thank Greg P
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

I had a good time.... but I doubt families with younger kids would. There isn't very many interactive displays and information presented at a lower educational level. But... at the older teen/adult level - this is very interesting and educational. Also, this is a minor...More

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