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Museu do Ar

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Address: Estrada Granja do Marques, Sintra 2710-142, Portugal
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+351 21 967 8984

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Amazing museum for Aeroplain lovers.

Do you love aeroplains? Then you must go come here. The staff is very attenticious and will explain everything to you. We went on the day of the exibiticion so, on this day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you love aeroplains? Then you must go come here. The staff is very attenticious and will explain everything to you. We went on the day of the exibiticion so, on this day, everything was open... The models expose go through all the aviation history... Nice journey for kids.

Thank BarteoMUNUS
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For telling the story of aviation from the Portuguese perspective, the Museu do Ar does the job phenomenally well. When you walk in, you begin a timeline from the first "birdman" to jump off an igreja, and the "manifesto" of the Portuguese Leonardo da Vinci, and then on through the aircraft that played critical roles in the development of aerial... More 

Thank JaninedeBric
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 356 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in aviation and its history, this is the place to go. Situated on an active airbase in a modern building with interesting "things"/airplanes,simulators etc to see. Information and artefacts about the Portuguese airforce and also about TAP... If you want to go inside the DC3 then go to the entrance and a friendly serviceman will come... More 

1 Thank soinic
Singleton, Australia
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

We found it interesting that there was an air museum here and we went in. But frankly you don't come to portugal to spend time for this, there is so much unique local things to see. I can imagine someone mechanically interested will love this place.

Thank rafa73esp
Sintra, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

For those who enjoy the aviation, civil and military, this is a place to visit and see a but of portuguese aviation history

Thank PauloGomes_66
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I very good collection of airplanes used by the Portuguese air force. The airplanes are in a very pristine preserved state, and some surprises like a spitfire with the Portuguese cross

Thank Joao A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice air museum with some rare plains from the beginning of the 20th used by the Portuguese Air Force . Very well organized and a nice clean presentation. The access is very cheap

Thank Miguel M
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

A bit far from Lisbon, not sure if you can reach it easily. Staff is very very friendly. Unfortunately there is very little English language around, so I couldn't understand many interesting things about Portugal aviation history, though it looks very interesting. Their collection is very nice, and definitiely should be checked out!

Thank Nemanja D
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This aviation museum has a large collection of well restored aircraft. There are both civilian and military aircraft . There is also a part of the museum that is about TAP's history. The museum is operated by Air Force military personnel who help if you need information . An excellent aviation museum that is well worth a visit.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Very nice museum, managed by the Portuguese air force, that looks at the history of Portuguese civilian and military aviation. The main attraction is the collection of aircraft of different eras, mostly kept in indoor hangars. You can visit the flight deck or go inside some of the larger models. You also get to see items from the Portuguese airline... More 

Thank m1ndstorm

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