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Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego, CA 92145-0316
+1 858-693-1723
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A great military museum

It's free, but they accept donations which we happily contributed. Parking is very accessible and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Poway, California
via mobile
Important Collection of Aircraft and Aviation Artifacts

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum. Give yourselves time... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Mexico City, Mexico
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“marine corps” (7 reviews)
“miramar road” (5 reviews)
“on display” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego, CA 92145-0316
+1 858-693-1723
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's free, but they accept donations which we happily contributed. Parking is very accessible and also free. With all that being said, the museum and airplane display is VERY interesting. I learned a lot from all the friendly and knowledgeable docents. It was open cockpit...More

Thank maryaling
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum. Give yourselves time to see the aircraft displayed outdoors-- bring sunscreen and a hat! The indoor exhibits are compact, accessible, and impressive. Docents are friendly and very helpful-- you can see the exhibits at...More

2  Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a neat little gem that I had never heard of til I drove by one day. They have 27 aircraft- prop, jet, and helicopter. They even have a Iraqi helicopter that was captured during the Gulf War! All the staff are volunteers and...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

this is a great little gem right next to the original Top Gun base, meet the people that flew these aircraft.

Thank KiwiantzUSA
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Not somewhere you would happen on by chance I expect this is a place you really have to make an effort to get to. No idea how you would do that by public transport but by car it's an easy 20 min drive North from...More

4  Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Military Aviation at its best. A selection of typical Marines aircraft is on display, from modern ones down to the forties and more.

1  Thank Stephan H
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Outdoor museum in sunny San Diego and it's in Top Gun city. Meaning it's next to Miramar Base where Top Gun was filmed. It's a nice display spread out along a path where you can take selfies. On certain days you can sit in a...More

Thank Jetset18MelM
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Brilliant little aviation museum dedicated to the Marines (hence the 'Leatherneck'). There could be a little more information about the static displays, but for me the visit was worth it just to see one of the most famous helicopters you could ever see - the...More

1  Thank JasonLaw_UK
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was a nice small aviation museum. It is within reasonable walking distance from the base. You can not access it from base. It has some nice displays inside and a small gift shop. The aircraft outside are missing some of the information placards. I...More

Thank chilly53d
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This museum is not fancy. The write ups on the Marines who have served their country and have been given medals by our country was inspiring, however. A lot of men have given their all to serve their country and preserve our way of life....More

2  Thank Laura C
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