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Lone Star Flight Museum

11551 Aerospace Ave, Houston, TX 77034-5642
+1 346-708-2517
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Grandson had great day

Well worth going. lots of very nice planes. He is 11 and really enjoyed. Wish it was closer, seems... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Landman2011
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Austin, Texas
Beautiful new facility!

I loved the old Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, but the newly purposed building at Ellington... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
renaissancegal45
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Texas
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Housed in a large aircraft hangar, this world-class aviation museum features restored aircraft and historic photographs.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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11551 Aerospace Ave, Houston, TX 77034-5642
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth going. lots of very nice planes. He is 11 and really enjoyed. Wish it was closer, seems they always have different plans.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the old Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, but the newly purposed building at Ellington Field is a delight. The docents are SO helpful, and even the gift shop is a real find. I visited with two 7-year olds who thoroughly enjoyed it....More

Thank renaissancegal45
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with the museum. The planes were cool to see and there was plenty of information to read about. There were also fun of hands on activities to keep everyone engaged! We loved it!

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Wow! What a nice experience. I consider this to be a must see when visiting the greater Houston area. For those that live here, you need to come. I arrived planning to stay for about an hour and a half tops. I wound up staying...More

Thank Mike60984
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Justin T, Digital at Lone Star Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the amazing review! We hope you can come back and visit us again!

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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a very well done museum with tons of space and tons to see. There is even an opportunity to simulate flight. If you have any interest in aviation ( and /or Love ❤️ Texas) this place is for you!!! Lots of airplanes to...More

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Justin T, Digital at Lone Star Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We love aviation and Texas, and are so glad you enjoyed the visit. Come back and see us soon!

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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to the new Lone Star Flight Museum. Fabulous airplanes ranging from 1911 to 1944 B17 to one of the first Continental passenger jets. The historical details of flight in Texas and two informational movies were great but the best was the interactive...More

Thank Sherrie M
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Justin T, Digital at Lone Star Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Sherrie! Our hang gliders are a crowd favorite! We have more programs planned for your granddaughters when you visit us again.

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Lone Star Flight Museum has moved into its fabulous new facility on Ellington Field. This is a not to be missed experience in the Houston area. Educational, interesting, great history and interactive displays. The museum moved to Ellington after devastating losses at its original Galveston...More

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Justin T, Digital at Lone Star Flight Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and we are glad you enjoyed the new museum!

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Had so much fun! Didn’t know this place even existed! Flight simulators, gift shop, fun things for kids to do and learn! Definitely go!!

Thank Amanda C
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Staff people were passionate about their museum and gave us enthusiastic explanations about history of this museum, what to make a point of seeing, what surprises to find. Building is beautiful architecturally and kept in pristine condition. Exhibits are in fantastic condition and you can...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

What a great flight museum! Similar high quality to both Smithsonian flight museums, the USAF museum, the naval aviation museum and the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field near Seattle. The entire collection of restored warbirds actually fly. Museum also includes the Aviation Learning Center...More

Thank Gary W
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July 13, 2018|
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Response from jpa531 | Reviewed this property |
I know that “ ride with pilot is available sometimes, not sure if it is in a published schedule, or just when someone is there, I know this doesn’t help, sorry
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
I am a volunteer docent at the museum. Our Aviation Learning Center (ALC) is currently one of only two in the USA. It operates weekdays for scheduled groups of students from 5th through 12th grades. On weekends, the... More
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