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Commemorative Air Force Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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GREAT place to go if you love old vintage airplanes. Bring the kids, bring Grandma and Grandpa and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mutnauq
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Mesa, Arizona
So well done

This museum is fascinating! Aviation buffs will truly enjoy the displays and appreciate the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ptaylor430
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Boise, Idaho
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The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum is one of Phoenix’s top-rated attractions. You can learn how airplanes were used throughout the history of combat and feel the radial engines on our Warbirds rumble as they come to life. Our museum is home...more
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2017 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

GREAT place to go if you love old vintage airplanes. Bring the kids, bring Grandma and Grandpa and have a blast. Open most days, especially on the weekend. Check the internet for times and fees. They also have a open houses with military vehicles that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mutnauq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is fascinating! Aviation buffs will truly enjoy the displays and appreciate the restorations. If your not an aviation buff, the history is worthwhile. Very glad we went.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ptaylor430
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was established in 1978, in Falcon Field and is the 10th unit of the Commemorative Air Force. It is the home of one of the largest Commemorative Air Force units in the world. On exhibit are classic American and foreign combat planes, many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to go a lot when I lived in Mesa. Just spend hours in this museum. A real treat is when the bombers fly in after a tour, "Maid in The Shade" and "Sentimental Journey". Just beautiful. I live in Yuma now by the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this museum in Jan 2019. As a retired USAF officer, I know a little about the Air Force. Since my wife is a former director of an Air Force museum, I know a lot more about Air Force museums. This is an excellent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank C141Nav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two hours here on a Tuesday morning before heading to a baseball game. This was the perfect activity to fill the morning and we loved every minute of it. Our docent was excellent - he provided great background information on the planes as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank StephanieP261
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our 2.5 hr visit here. Every group gets a personal guide (docent) who is very informative. The museum has a really nice array of US military aircraft. The whole place has a very personal feel to it; we were able to go inside...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on open cockpit Friday. Paid an extra $5 to get personalized tours. It was great. Up close and personal views of the aircraft. The personal experiences of the volunteers is phenomenal. If you have any interest in aircraft you can get up close...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 53gregp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not crazy about seeing films of live war action. In fact, it's kind of depressing the way it is glorified. But, I appreciate our armed services, those brave folks who go into battle. There are also exhibits about civilian and women involved with the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SP_realmeals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a large museum. Much smaller then Pima Air & Space, or the Air Force Museum in Dayton. It does have some nice examples of vintage aircraft. The B-17 was there during our visit, and we got to go thru that. We also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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pete6363
2 June 2015|
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Response from Rose S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not get back sooner,however another reader has answered the question. Worth every penny and they also have some very nice gift items.
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Zyvu
24 February 2015|
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Response from Roy C | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours, longer if on a weekend and it is crowded.
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