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American Airpower Museum

Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Fun for kids and informative for adults

The museum is about World War ll planes and the man and woman who flew them. Went there with my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken H
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Long Island, New York
Larger than life planes!

My daughters (2 and 5 years) love coming here. Larger than life planes. Wonderful history lessons... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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...more
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1230 New Hwy, Hangar 3, Farmingdale, NY 11735-1546
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+1 631-293-6398
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All reviews republic airport on display during wwii all ages long island memorial day weekend planes take off and land offer flights few hours interactive displays great collection guided tour great staff new york hidden gem history buff first rate
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is about World War ll planes and the man and woman who flew them. Went there with my four year old grandson. He loved being able to go into the planes and cockpits. I am a history buff and enjoyed the exhibits. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughters (2 and 5 years) love coming here. Larger than life planes. Wonderful history lessons. Staff/volunteers were very helpful and were so patient with the kids. They loved going to the "Scarepower" Museum for trick or treating activities. Games, candy, spooky tricks, and a...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2018

I took my 5th grade class here after studying World War II. We received a fully guided tour from knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides. We enjoyed the classic planes and the artifacts. They have a small dining area where the class ate brown bag lunches brought...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Went to see the corvettes,and went on a guided tour of the airpower museum. The tour guide was great, very well informed. It was a very interesting and enjoyable tour. Would definitely recommend it.

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Can't believe I have lived on LI all my life and didn't know about this place - and only 10 minutes from my home! So much history in this museum. Also they had a tram ride that rides you along the runway and lets you...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Old classic airplanes; where else can you still find 100 year old planes that still fly. A hidden gem behind Republic Airport. Want to know a secret? Avoid the crowds at the beach Memorial Day weekend and come here to watch the planes take off...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Fun place with a lot of history of what these brave men did for us. No razzle dazzle just pure American history

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great place to show the history of the different aircrafts used in our history of wars and those who served in those wars

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S C, Public Relations Manager at American Airpower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to our museum. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Hope you are able to come back and visit soon!

Reviewed July 24, 2018

Mr. Pettway added engaging stories about all the exhibits from his own research and anecdotes collected over the years. Loved the insights into everyday living of different decades, challenges faced by civilians transitioning to factories, getting inside some aircraft. As others have said, I could...More

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S C, Public Relations Manager at American Airpower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our museum. So happy to hear you enjoyed your visit, and more so your tour with George. We will be sure to pass on your kind words and let him know what a great job he...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Our group was fortunate enough to have Mr. Pettway as our volunteer guide. He has a true passion for history and a deep knowledge of the exhibits, the planes...he enjoyed sharing stories and showing us around, and we all enjoyed listening! What was meant to...More

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S C, Public Relations Manager at American Airpower Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review the museum after your visit. You definitely got one of our rockstar tour guides in Mr. Pettway. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to him to let him know the great job he is...More

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Elaine S
May 6, 2016|
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Yes absolutely, besides a fantastic history lesson even at that age, there are aircraft cockpits to play in, a flight simulator, and during the warmer months our planes are flying often on the weekends so lots to see and... More
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