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American Airlines CR Smith Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A fascinating place to visit.

There are many historical items relating to American Airlines, and it is an interesting place to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Awesome Aviation Museum

We had a blast learning about the history of American Airlines and aviation! There is quite a lot... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Plano, Texas
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4601 Highway 360, Fort Worth, TX 76155-2123
+1 817-967-1560
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 30, 2008

This place would be hard to get to without the help of my GPS. It is located on the south perimeter of DFW. Parking is free. The admission is now $4, I believe it used to be free. The exhibits were interesting; as expected there...More

3  Thank Matthew Y
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Reviewed October 16, 2012 via mobile

I guess my expectations were too high for this museum. I thought they would do a better job of showing the history and evolution of AA in particular and the industry in general.

3  Thank jwillie44
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are many historical items relating to American Airlines, and it is an interesting place to visit.

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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a blast learning about the history of American Airlines and aviation! There is quite a lot to see in the museum from airplane models to a real DC-3! They also have the flight deck of an MD-80 that you can sit in and...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Great visit to the CR Smith. Welcomed by a volunteer who was really interesting. Intro movie was good and provided an excellent introduction.The exhibits are really interesting especially the DC3, which really is perfect in every way and the MD80 flight deck. Having flown some...More

Thank walmerbee
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We ended having a wonderful time, to play , to learn, to remember.It as an md80 cockpit simulator where you can play .

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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Such a great museum! Plan to stay over 2 hours. The gift shop was real neat, ended up getting retro travel packs from 9 original airlines.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Just trying to save others the wasted trip there we had. Being renovated and opening again on July 16th according to security guard.

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

We were looking for something different to do after a different tour and saw this place. I was very surprised at how kid friendly an aviation museum could be. There were lots of things to do and touch. There were educational attractions that taught about...More

Thank 835samw
Reviewed April 7, 2018

I will preface this review with we have been to the Smithsonian Air and Space in Washington DC multiple times so that is our standard... This museum was easy to find. Free parking is right across the street (handicap parking is available next to the...More

1  Thank Mary T
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The CR Smith museum is a wonderful way to introduce your family to what aviation was in days gone by. The admission is free! The displays show the birth of aviation to the modern day. A DC-3 is on static display. You can walk up...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed January 21, 2018

‘Ello chaps! C R Smith Aviation Museum is American Airlines’ aviation museum. It is near AA’s world headquarters, and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. This museum is sure to please any aviation nerd. It walks you through the history of American aviation history to today....More

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Charles K
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
The museum is only minutes from the DFW airport, so a cab can certainly get you there. I don't know of any bus routes that go by there. Any cab company should be able to give an approximate cost by phone. Avoid the peak... More
February 6, 2016|
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Response from Angie L |
The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Thanks for the heads up on the phone number.