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Address: 44W546 US Highway 30, Sugar Grove, IL 60554-9886
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I reviewed this attraction several years ago. My previous review is not accurate, the Museum has made substantial exterior improvements. There are significant air-frames here... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 January 2016
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Lee, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

If you font stop you will regret it. Every history airplane buff will love it. Affordable and just a overall great place.

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Lee, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

I reviewed this attraction several years ago. My previous review is not accurate, the Museum has made substantial exterior improvements. There are significant air-frames here that are displayed much more appropriately. This is a small private attraction that likely receives minimal funding support. These improvements deserve a new look at some incredible air-frames. Please consider stopping by and supporting this... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

This museum is basically in my back yard and had never been. We have traveled the country visiting air museums at DC, Pima, Dayton, Intrepid, USS Midway and EAA. This is a very brief stop museum. I thought the best part was a gentleman who was talking about his time in Vietnam. Like any museum, a docent or ambassador is... More 

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Big Rock, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

History is alive at this compact air museum from the p-51s to the Viet-Nam era sliks(Huey helicopters) Neat place to visit

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

If you are into vintage aviation, this is a great place to visit and learn. It's hard to believe that there was ever anything but jets, but you can learn about what existed before.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

Planes stripped of engines sitting out in the weather. Hmmm. I've been to lots of air museums, and this is more like a parts bin.

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Lee, IL
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2012

Skeletons of airframes on bales of straw. I stop by airplane museums and have been very impressed by the Richmond, VA, Camarillo, CA, Boeing Museum. The Museum of Science and industry has a wider range. This is obviously a private collector that has managed to obtain an number of weathered airframes. Check to see if it is open, because most... More 

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