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American Airpower Museum

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Address: 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, NY 11735
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+1 631-293-6398
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10:30 - 16:00
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Thu - Sun 10:30 - 16:00
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The American Airpower Museum is Non-Profit 501C3 Aviation Museum and State...

The American Airpower Museum is Non-Profit 501C3 Aviation Museum and State Chartered Educational Foundation. A unique Museum in that many of the historic Aircraft are operational and fly regularly during the spring and summer months. The Museum is located at historic Republic Airport in Farmingdale NY. The Airport established back in the 1920s by Fairchild and Grumman Aviation. Eventually the home of Seversky Aviation during the 1930s it would evolve into Republic Aviation in 1939. In 1941 Republic produced the P-47 Thunderbolt which would go on to be the most mass produced fighter of WWII with over 15,000 built. Republic would go on to build the F-84, F-105, and A-10 Fighter Aircraft all right here in Long Island NY. Today the American Airpower Museum calls one of the last three surviving Republic Hangars home.

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This was a great way to spend a few hours with the family. Do much history shared with us. Tour guides are not only very knowledgeable but some have personal experience using the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Maria C
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West Hempstead, New York
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West Hempstead, New York
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great way to spend a few hours with the family. Do much history shared with us. Tour guides are not only very knowledgeable but some have personal experience using the aircraft. Definitely worth while.

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Thank Maria C
Farmingdale, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting the Air Power Museum Liked seeing the planes from the past, especially the ones from World War II. Will definitely visit again

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Thank azzbound
S C, Public Relations Manager at American Airpower Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and so happy that you enjoyed our museum. Please come back to see us again, especially in the Spring, Summer, and Fall when we are more actively flying our operational aircraft. Also we have periodic special events throughout the year, especially during the summer months. More 

Farmingdale
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It's amazing seeing what the brave WW2 men flew into battle in to preserve our freedom. You see these incredible flying machines in films but never realize how small and vulnerable they are. It is a must see if nothing else but to understand just how brave our hero's were back then. Thank you to all our brave brave veterans.

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Thank MisterAnthony
S C, Public Relations Manager at American Airpower Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in to see the museum. Can't keep 'em flying without all of our guests help! We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and please come back again. Keep up with us on Facebook, or our website for upcoming events! More 

Farmingdale, New York
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Although I said my visit was in December the truth is , I actually go several times a year. Whether you go on just a normal visiting day or go for one of their special weekends when their amazing collection is augmented by visiting aircraft from other museums there is always something to see. I believe that every plane with... More 

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Thank Lawrence D
Northern Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We arrived shortly after opening time on a beautiful sunny fall day. We were warmly greeted, and then Jimmy volunteered to give us a guided tour. I love this sort of stuff, so I knew I would like it, but my wife, who isn't really into this sort of thing, really enjoyed it too. There is so much to see... More 

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Thank fabnavigator
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We visited the museum on a beautiful Saturday and had the pleasure of enjoying the C-47 D-Day flight experience. The museum staff was incredibly welcoming, friendly, and knowledgeable about all of the planes on display. The displays allow you to sit in some of the aircrafts and interact to a higher extent than I had anticipated. The D-Day experience was... More 

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Thank triplesilver26
North Fort Myers, FL
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Parking is easy + next to the facility. It's located in Republic Airport so you can watch private planes taking off + landing when outside. I went through the museum guided by an excellent volunteer. He had many interesting stories and facts about the airplanes and pilots making this one of my all time favorite tours. There is so much... More 

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Thank flveggie
Copiague, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The American Air Power Museum is located in one of the few remaining hangars that was once Republic Aviation/Fairchild Republic, this is where they built the P-47, F-105 and the A-10 plus assemblies for other types of Aircraft. Among the displays inside is one for the Tuskegee Airmen from WWII, for years quite a few of them that lived in... More 

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NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Greeted upon entry, welcomed and thanked for attending. Then volunteer Steve cheerfully greeted and welcomed us. We were given a detailed walk through of each aircraft and their significance in our country's history. His 30 years of teaching history resonated with us a history buffs!. There was an outside component as well of some really cool aircraft. While outside we... More 

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S C, Public Relations Manager at American Airpower Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our museum. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. More importantly hearing from our visitors on how they truly learn something while visiting makes us know that what we do means something. To preserve and educate future generations. Again we thank you for visiting and... More 

Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Having lived on Long Island my entire life I truly have an appreciation for aviation and its roots here. The AAM truly embraces Long Island's heritage and place in this history. The staff is top notch and very knowledgeable, the collection is considerable and also very interactive. Many aircraft from the Republic as well as Grumman production lines are on... More 

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S C, Public Relations Manager at American Airpower Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our museum on trip advisor. We are so happy to hear that you and your son enjoyed your visit, and that our docents made it that much better! As someone who is local we hope to see you back soon, and don't forget to follow us on FB, and the... More 

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