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Planes of Fame Air Museum

7000 Merrill Ave Ste 17, Chino, CA 91710-9085
+1 909-597-3722
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First stop.

My first point of interest visit after arriving at LA. Since it was early on Sat morning there were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dr Jee S
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Sydney, Australia
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A trip for my dad...at 94

My dad had the opportunity to ride in a ww2 fighter plane...a long held wish. It was an amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hawley5008
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7000 Merrill Ave Ste 17, Chino, CA 91710-9085
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"air show"
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"flying condition"
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"on display"
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"aviation history"
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"static displays"
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"chino airport"
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"great collection"
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"collection includes"
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"scale model"
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"aircraft including"
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"bring a water bottle"
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"pearl harbor"
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"gift shop"
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"answer questions"
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"lots of history"
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"comfortable shoes"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first point of interest visit after arriving at LA. Since it was early on Sat morning there were no crowds which suited me fine. Hooked up with a young volunteer Adam Estes who showed me around. He was very knowledgeable about the history of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My dad had the opportunity to ride in a ww2 fighter plane...a long held wish. It was an amazing flight for him as well as the visit to the air museum with knowledgeable docents and fellow airplane nuts. They were all very accommodating to us...More

Thank hawley5008
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this museum 20 Years ago while visiting Ca. Back then, all the planes were outside on the tarmac and their visitor center cost 25 cents. Since then, they have built hangers for everything and improved there visitor center greatly. They also have periodic...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were visiting the area for the NHRA drag races and heard about this museum. It is an awesome collection of aircraft and other military exhibits! In addition, there are 2 hangars with planes that are undergoing maintenance and you can walk through them as...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We came here on an afternoon in the spring for my husband's birthday, he loved it and so did the kids (ages: 7, 6, 4, 2). We brought a stroller for the 2 year old, there was plenty of room for strollers and wheelchairs as...More

Thank bzzymommac
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The planes are displayed very well and the docents are very informative. Hangars full of history. I liked it all but the WW2 jet engines I had not seen before.

1  Thank GuyWagon
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

To enjoy this museum you have to love planes. Went from one hangar to another looking at the different planes, touching them and dreaming a bit. Some very interesting commentary on some of them and very basic facts on others. Displays ranged from very good...More

Thank 98jimj
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

What a show!! A Las Vegas quality show at an airport museum is the last thing I expected, but it's one I'll always remember. Dancers, singers and a top notch band were only part of a full evening of entertainment that included complimentary wine, Hors...More

Thank Banerman
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We bought our tickets on Groupon for a great deal. We went around noon on Sunday (Christmas Eve) and it was completely dead. 3 cars in the lot. We spent about an hour walking around, and looking at all the planes. It was interesting. They...More

1  Thank Julie H
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I was surprised to see this nice of a collection of planes at a small airport like Chino. They do monthly talks about different planes and the difference from this one and others is that they actually fly. This is also a great venue for...More

Thank csarchibald
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Gazzax2
11 January 2017|
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Response from jimbuns9 | Reviewed this property |
Public transportation would be quite a challenge from the tourist areas of Los Angeles. The Planes of Fame Museum is in rural Chino about 40 miles away from LA. Personally I would not take public transportation from LA to... More
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Ka C
14 June 2016|
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Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
Free parking. $11 fee to museum, $10 for Seniors.
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Darren M
5 July 2015|
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Response from imchamal | Reviewed this property |
Hi Darren, I live in SanDiego and am a native Californian. We just don't have the kinda public transportation that your used to in the UK. The only reasonable way for you would be to rent a car and drive there. I think the... More
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