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Military Aviation Museum

1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
+1 757-721-7767
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Excellent aviation history lesson!

Two hangars are filled with planes in the main building. An additional three hangars are open with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dirk G
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Great history

I took my husband here as a surprise - as he loves military aircraft and he found it fascinating... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Staunton, Virginia
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World War One and Two aircraft THAT STILL FLY are the heart of this unique museum. 40,000 guests each year travel from all over the world to see our aircraft, especially during our major events and airshows. Come see why the Military Aviation Museum is one of the top attractions in all of Virginia Beach! Take a flight in an open cockpit biplane for a once in a lifetime experience, and learn about the heroes of the first fifty years of military aviation.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
+1 757-721-7767
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Reviewed yesterday

Two hangars are filled with planes in the main building. An additional three hangars are open with guided tours. One with WWI replicas, another with restoration projects, the last WWII planes including a ME 262 and a 88mm FLAK.

Thank Dirk G
Reviewed yesterday

I took my husband here as a surprise - as he loves military aircraft and he found it fascinating and very cool. The museum is a little out of the way - but well worth the drive. The staff there were very helpful and knowledgeable...More

Thank ame6768
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited almost all hangars, and there were so many different aircraft of earlier decades and wars.the owner has a nice collection. This is a great place to visit and take time to reflect upon our soldiers who fought in World War II. Very impressive!

Thank loist51
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited with my wife, we were both impressed with the quality of the exhibits and how welcoming the volunteers were. We were guided through the naval hanger by a volunteer who had a lot of knowledge to share, we even got a tour of one...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband loved it. I was hot and bored. Lots of planes , very little air conditioning. The cashier greeted us with " Hello , where are you on the list?" What list we asked ? She replied " I don't know what your are..senior...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a wonderful exhibit of military aircraft and a few other items as well. It is privately owned. VERY helpful docents. We were with a group and had lunch there. "Rosie the Riveter" talked about her experiences building aircraft during World War II. Our...More

Thank Lertjr
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the coolest Aviation Museums anywhere!! WW1 and WW2 aircraft galore! ...and in operational condition. A whole hanger of German aircraft including a Junkers, Messerschmitt ME 262, and many more. Another hanger of WW1 aircraft! The museum also houses a Dehavilland Mosquito!! My wife...More

Thank Mike_Stogoski
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, I am an airplane nut and have been too several museums around the country. Airventure in Oshkosh, Wi is in my back yard. The aircraft collection is very impressive, especially if you are interested in foreign warbirds. There are very few places you...More

Thank na51avg
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are airplanes at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia, that you can't see at the Smithsonian's Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Located at 1341 Princess Anne Road, it is home to one of the world's largest collections of warbirds in...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like history, my wife not so much. I'm not an airplane geek, but know a bit from reading historical novels and seeing my share of movies. This place is amazing on a number of levels. Vintage airplanes that fly - as proven first by...More

Thank calm_weather
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

We are very proud of our docents, and I'm thrilled you had a good visit. Hope to see you at our next airshow, Biplanes & Triplanes, coming up on October 7&8!

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j a
12 June 2016|
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Response from mike P | Property representative |
The roadside dinosaur park and the picnic area are open to all and free to use any time. Only the main museum buildings have an admission fee. The public is welcome any time! Mike Potter Museum Director
10 June 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Taxi. Museum is 12+ miles from boardwalk. Didn't see a whole lot of other public transportation out of the boardwalk area.
10 June 2016|
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Response from Shuttergeezer | Reviewed this property |
I cannot add anything to what previous responders have stated. Walking is out of the question, and I do not know of any regular public transportation that goes there (down Princess Anne Road south of Pungo). That does not... More