We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Museum of World War II Aviation

755 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2740
+1 719-637-7559
Review Highlights
So interesting

Although i wasn't so interested, my husband was very interested so we stopped in. We are in town... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Staten Island, New York
If you like WWII history, go see this

This place was really great. They had many planes and some interesting history on each. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David S
Read all 622 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The Museum will be temporarily closed from 20 Sept 17 to 28 Sept 17 to prepare for the up coming Pikes Peak Regional Air Show on 23-24 Sept. The museum is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10AM to 4PM. Tours are at 10AM, NOON and 2PM. Visitors can walk around the museum on their own or take a historical tour with a docent. Hourly docent led tours are also available to visit WestPac Restoration where WWII aircraft are actively being restored to flying condition.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
755 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2740
This attraction is at Colorado Springs Municipal
+1 719-637-7559
Write a Review
Reviews (622)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 615 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Although i wasn't so interested, my husband was very interested so we stopped in. We are in town for our honeymoon. Don was our guide and he was extremely knowledgable. There is so much to see and marvel at. You won't really need to be...More

Thank marissagessin
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place was really great. They had many planes and some interesting history on each. The restoration is top notch. There are also a few Jeeps and other vehicles at the end that were expertly restored. The flight simulator was awesome (my 2 year old...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum is a must see in Colorado Springs!! The collection of planes and memoriabilia is outstanding and well curated. We liked being able to get close to all the planes and tour the working shop. All the volunteers and docents are very welcoming and...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited because my boyfriend is an airplane/history fanatic, and he LOVED this museum. We took a guided tour with Don, who was great. He shared a lot of stories about the people who flew the aircraft, which made it a lot more interesting for...More

Thank Cate B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour with docent. Really enjoyed the aircraft and the history--BEST was the area where they are restoring a P-38. Have been 3 times and can't wait to go back--best of all, the wives enjoyed it too(:-)

Thank CO-SOS2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guided tour was very nice with a knowledgeable guide. If you like old aircraft be sure to take a good camera. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum is full of restored WWII planes and historical artifacts. The guides are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. You could spend a full day here!

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 2-hour + guided tour by Gene who was extremely knowledgeable. The museum was very interesting, especially the exhibits that highlighted the experiences of airmen who served during the war. For anyone who is interested in World War II history, this museum is...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took a day trip on our vacation to go see the museum it was worth the visit. There was a lot to see and read about. It was very interesting. We did a self guided tour however, the tour guides were...More

Thank lwiegele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is superb. Leave at least 3 hours for this place and do the tour. The planes are great but the little historical displays are even better

Thank Van H
Nearby Restaurants
The Airplane Restaurant
514 reviews
1.68 km away
Sandy's Restaurant
74 reviews
2.89 km away
Hacienda Villarreal
7 reviews
3.08 km away
Rocky Mountain Brewery
34 reviews
2.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Smiling Toad Brewery
15 reviews
3.87 km away
Thai Eats Cooking Workshops
63 reviews
3.13 km away
American Classics Marketplace
15 reviews
5.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Denise W
22 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ALLISONKATE | Reviewed this property |
If you call the museum there are special kid tours in the summer!
Susan A
17 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Vernp | Property representative |
Yes the tours are handicapped accessible and you can use your electric scooter. We also have wheel chairs and walkers. The Display Hangar has been relocated to main hangar so yes the tours can be seen at the same time and... More
7 August 2016|
Response from Mark W | Reviewed this property |
$8 for active duty military. Than $10 or $12 for everyone else.