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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

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Address: 175 Bourne Ave, Pooler, GA 31322-9516
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+1 912-748-8888
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force preserves the stories of...

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force preserves the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to present.

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Great museum

This museum was very informative. Interactive displays were all functioning which made for a good experience. The guided part of the tour was very well done. The display about... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 May 2016
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This museum was very informative. Interactive displays were all functioning which made for a good experience. The guided part of the tour was very well done. The display about how the French resistance hid people was interesting. The outside memorial garden should not be missed.

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Central Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Its a nice place to stop for an hour. some areas are free some you have to pay. Looks new, so it's very clean and very interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I'm not a museum type, but this is a memorial to our men and women of WWII who sacrificed for our freedom. This museum is well done and paints a never thought of version of WWII. it is a great museum, lots of actual airplanes and war footage. My daughter who is 12 really enjoyed this. So did I.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Great place honoring the sacrafices what these young men did for our country. The films you get to see are very good and well done.

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Hollister, Fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This museum is stunning. Mostly indoor, so you can do it even in bad weather. Lots of exhibits, short films, volunteers that tell part of the story. An incredible amount of items related to WWI & WWII--including mock-ups of the safe houses used to hide downed airmen. A special section on women who flew back then, plans to expand and... More 

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were in Savannah, and traveled the short distance to the Museum. Very nicely arranged exhibits and movies to explain the Mighty Eighth Air Force Missions. I especially enjoyed the Memorial Garden and Chapel. Be forewarned - the Museum is COLD. I was glad I brought a jacket.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

We had a Groupon for admission but even if we hadn't this museum was definitely worth it. Memorial gardens and a chapel outside were lovely. The displays are interesting, well marked, and full of wonderful history. Such a great time. The employees were helpful and friendly. The gift shop had a nice selection and good prices so it was a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

If you love military history this is a great place to visit. Plenty of educational and fun things for the kids too!

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is a good stop for history enthusiasts and aviation enthusiasts. It is chock full of info about the 8th Air Force in world war II. I really enjoyed the movies/videos throughout the museum depicting different aspects of aviation and the war. One can easily spend a couple of hours exploring the entire museum. Show your AAA card for a... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

What a great museum and tribute to the men and women who served in the Eight Air Force. Interesting exhibits, knowledgeable staff and a huge library of resources. If Betty is there ask her to tell you her story. Fascinating!

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