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Military Aviation Museum

1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
+1 757-721-7767
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Great, unique place

Amazed by all the planes they had. Staff is extremely knowledgeable. Haven't seen one if their... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brian O
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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PROMS Evening

Congratulations to the volunteers and staff at the Military Air Museum for another wonderful PROMS... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joya P
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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: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazed by all the planes they had. Staff is extremely knowledgeable. Haven't seen one if their airshow yet, but plan to soon.More

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

Thank you, Brian Over 70 planes and hundreds of other artifacts in historic buildings and hangars is a lot to see! Thanks for mentioning our amazing volunteers who give us almost 50,000 hours each year to bring history alive for our guests. Do come back...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Congratulations to the volunteers and staff at the Military Air Museum for another wonderful PROMS air show, symphony and fireworks last Saturday, June 16th. The food was outstanding provided by the chef from Atlantic Shores. The planes are always in terrific condition and well chosen...More

Thank Joya P
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mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you! The Proms evening is a world-class event that can only be seen here in Virginia Beach and at a similar museum in England, so than you for helping everyone to me more aware of this amazing spectacular!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This should be on everyone's bucket list of museums to visit! The docents are very knowledgeable and the variety of vintage aircraft is awesome. I highly recommend paying the money and going for a 15 or 30 minute ride in an open air cockpit WW2...More

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mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for sharing! Later this summer we will have an exhibit on loan from the Charles Schultz museum with Snoopy and the Red Baron in addition to the dinosaur park for the kids! Come back soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the museum for the first time for the flying prom concert. The fly by of the First and Second World War planes was a truly amazing spectacle. To see live triplanes and biplanes from WW1 flying by was incredible. Exceeded only by the...More

Thank PETER B
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mike P, Senior Docent and Board Member at Military Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks, Peter! We appreciate your sharing your impressions with everyone. We do feel that we have something world-class here in Virginia Beach and we need ambassadors like you to spread the word!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the best collections of WWI and WWII aircraft you will find anywhere. A guided tour with knowledgeable docents through multiple hangers is available.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Inexpensive to visit with beautiful country side right in Virginia Beach, World war planes are re-born and flown. This is a working museum for airplanes to preserve them for our future generations. With actual WWII hanger and all of the museum artifacts, it takes a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I attended the Warbirds air show, and although we've been to other air shows that were more exciting with quicker pacing of take-offs and landings, this is a show that was worth a road trip from northern Virginia. The well maintained planes...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a 30 minute flight for my 13 year old daughter who is interested in becoming a pilot. Our family of 5 planned to tour the facility while we were there, we were instantly amazed at this place. The planes are well taken care...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amaising experience. The planes are very well kept and restored. Amazing how they can still fly and function. Impressive collection

Thank Joshua M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love WWI aircraft and they have plenty including a Corsair and Messerschmidt. Really interesting museum, very reasonable priced and LOTS of aircraft to see (not just WWII era)

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

Thanks for sharing! Hope you come back soon!

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August 2, 2017|
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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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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.
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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
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