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Aircraft that have been flown throughout the eras are on display at South Dakota's premiere free aviation museum! The museum has two major static display venues: First, a outdoor air park filled with WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Cold War, and present day...more
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We spent about an hour here. There are plenty of planes outside, of different sizes and uses, mainly military, as well as some rockets. Inside are mainly exhibits. We thought it more ‘air’ than ‘space’ but that’s not a big criticism. It was certainly an...More
We were a little disappointed with the amount on display. Considering Ellsworth is a B-1 base we thought there would be more B-1 information. Otherwise this is a typical air base museum. I did sit in cockpit of F-106 and almost fell when I climbed...More
Collection of planes outside and two rooms of exhibits inside. It was okay, but not as good as several other aviation museums I've been to. I'm REALLY into them, but I was bored here. There wasn't even anything in the gift shop that interested me....More
Thanks to all the good reviews my wife and I went to this museum and were more than impressed. By chance they had a film on an Army Air Corps Bomber Group that my wife's uncle had been in during WWII. If you have time...More
The SD Air and Space Museum has a surprisingly good collection of planes parked outside, including a B1B bomber and B-52 (both super impressive). The exhibits inside are relatively lame and the text is all far too small to read easily, but the 30 planes...More
This place is chocked full of interesting aviation history. Our tour guide had great stories, which helped provide context. The attraction is free. I enjoyed this more than several of the other pay attractions.