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Military Aviation Museum

1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
+1 757-721-7767
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Best option besides the ocean.

I was shocked. The most entertaining excursion of our trip. Even if you aren't into military... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pinehurst, North Carolina
A nice place to spend a hour or so

Several WWII era aircraft all prop. powered Very well maintained facility. Not a large display but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Naples, Fl
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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

I was shocked. The most entertaining excursion of our trip. Even if you aren't into military aircraft, this is mesmerizing. Don't sell it short. A good 3-hour trip.

Thank 190ra
Reviewed yesterday

Several WWII era aircraft all prop. powered Very well maintained facility. Not a large display but never the less, interesting.

Thank labrador47
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were thrilled to visit the Military Aviation Museum! The docents are extremely knowledgeable, patient with questions and truly know the vast information on the displays! It was a pleasure to be able to tour this beautiful private collection!

Thank Kristine D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was great! For 15 bucks you get to see authentic world war 2 aircraft. Not just museum pieces, these aircraft fly. They fly them out to air shows across the country. For me the german hangar was truly the centerpiece. They have an...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found museum on Trip Adviser. Rainy day so we drove over and it was well worth it. We looked around on our own at first . Then the guided tour of the 3 back hangars. Our guide was knowledgable without being overly verbose. A nice...More

Thank Matt V
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Its too bad about your rainy vacation, but we're glad you spent it with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to Norfolk/Hampton Roads/VA Beach for years on business, and I only recently heard about this museum. It's a bit off the beaten path, but worth the drive. Amazing collection, mostly of WWI and WWII era planes, ALL in full operational condition. Each...More

Thank Kennedy H
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Thanks for coming out to visit! We're proud of our volunteer docents. :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was three years since I last visited and have looked forward to my return ever since. This place is excellent, the close proximity to the aeroplanes one gets is incredible. All are kept beautifully manicured and almost look new. The knowledgable and pleasant guides...More

Thank EnglandSpike
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Glad to have you back! If you get a chance, line up a trip during one of our air show weekends!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed the museum. Many rare aircraft from WWI and WWII. took additional tour to the outlying hangers with german aircraft. the Docents were very knowledgeable.

Thank Janet P
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like military/aviation stuff you need to check this place out. They have a ton of planes from the WW 1&2 era and they still fly all of them. The staff of volunteers is very knowledgeable and there are plenty of them who are...More

Thank BdavidS84
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Thanks for coming out. We're very proud of our volunteer docents!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been obsessed with planes but my husband wanted to see this place. I will say our guide kept out attention and had some interesting stories. This place is privately owned and they do have quite a collection. You can take plane rides...More

Thank kashipley
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Thanks for coming out! We'd be happy to see you at one of our airshows or hangar dances :)

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2 August 2017|
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Response from BirdofJay | Reviewed this property |
The regular admission is $15 for adults, but as we arrived after 3PM and were limited to touring the main building, we were charged $12 per person.
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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.