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Military Aviation Museum

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His Toy Chest is Better than your Toy Chest

Even if you hate to fly, you will want to get your pilot's license after visiting this incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TIDavisNYC
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New York, New York, United States
The guide was fantastic and so were the volunteer guides in the 5 hangars. They knew the planes and aquisition.

This is an awesome airport to visit and to watch the guided tours of the hangars. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Louise T
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Brampton, Canada
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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Virginia Beach during off season and weather took a turn for the worst. Decided to visit the Military Aviation museum and really enjoyed our tour. There were plenty of vintage aircraft from WW1 and WW2. The museum is loaded with volunteers who are ex...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Even if you hate to fly, you will want to get your pilot's license after visiting this incredible museum dedicated to military aviation. The hangers have lots of planes, but most of these one actually still FLY, unlike most aviation museum displays. At various times...More

Thank TIDavisNYC
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your kind comments, and thank you for sharing! The first 50 years of military aviation are indeed on full and exciting display here, and there is more than enough to keep the whole family busy for a few entertaining and inspiring hours here....More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an awesome airport to visit and to watch the guided tours of the hangars. The staff was very helpful and I would do it again with my camera again today. It is too far away.

Thank Louise T
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks, Louise! We're very proud of the work done by our talented volunteer docents and the way they add so much to the Guest Experience. Thanks very much for sharing your enjoyment of our many historic and still-flyable military aircraft!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. Wow. Awesome collection. I've been to many airplane collections/museums from coast to coast and this is among the best. It's right there with Evergreen, WAAM, Boeing, San Diego, Smithsonian, etc. Flying aircraft and you can actually walk around, under etc. is very rare and...More

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mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Brad! The museum founder insists that there be no barriers around the aircraft, and you are right that this alone makes this museum completely unique. But, when you add actual historic buildings, 70+ aircraft, and the excellent volunteer docents who bring the history...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

No matter if you are an air enthusiast or passing through to see some cool war birds. This place will not disappoint, restoration is complete on more than 50 planes.

Thank ShakeyCity
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We like to think we have something here for kids of all ages. From dinosaurs to historic airplanes up to 100 years old. Thank you for telling everyone about it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If into military aviation this is a must see, all aspects of the museum is informative and worth the trip. You'll always hear seems like every 15 minutes modern day fighters flying overhead. Personally being in the Air Force, brought back many pleasant memoriesMore

Thank ordff01
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! Yes, having the US Navy and sometimes Us Air Force flying over while we tend to our 75 and 100 year old flying machines does create an amazing experience, doesn't it? Especially with historic buildings from wartime Germany and England now on the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know if I can really put my feelings about this museum into words, but I'll try. Having something this good this close to me is wonderful. Not only are these planes available to view, but they all fly, and do so in air...More

Thank swordsman1976
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing your love of the museum. We treasure our reenactor friends at this museum because they add so much to the "Guest Experience" and learning at the events you mentioned.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty big museum with lots of privately owned airplanes. The volunteers who take you around are knowledgeable about the aircrafts on display. Place seems clean with rest rooms, gift shop & small eatery.More

Thank travelbug41563
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting with your Navy Reunion ... we love our veterans! Yes, just to provide some details, there are over 70 historic aircraft and five major buildings to visit, so you are correct that guests should plan to take full advantage of this "pretty...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again while in the area for business, I had to return to the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo. I have visited many vintage aircraft museums in the country but this has the most restored of any private collections. And most are airworthy. Tours are...More

Thank D1201YKdavidg
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for making the trip to see our museum again. With so much to see here, our guests always come away with a new experience. Since you have seen many air museums, we'd really appreciate hearing from you what you think we can do better...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely well done museum with a huge amount of vintage aircraft. And most fly for shows! So while virtually every other museum has aircraft on display, here they still fly! The volunteers and staff need keep the planes in top shape, with not only cleanliness...More

Thank Kevin B
mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Kevin We're delighted that you enjoyed what our museum has to offer, and we appreciate your sharing with everyone!

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Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
$15.00 adults $7.50 Youth (6 - 17 year olds) 5 and under Free 65+ $13.00 Active duty/retired military $12.00 WWII veterans Free Group (10+) Adults $13.00 Youth $6.00
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Über operates in VB as does a number of cab companies. The other option would be Enterprise car rental. That way you can visit local Pungo farm stands or eat at Blue Pete's restaurant.
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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
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