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Tennessee Museum of Aviation

135 Air Museum Way, Sevierville, TN 37862-8703
+1 865-908-0171
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Homeschool/Fun

Great for homeschooling. Has science, history, art, literature & fun. Our kids love planes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JuliaHughes
via mobile
WE LOVE THE MUSEUM OF AVIATION

This makes our third trip to this museum. Once my husband even to a plane ride. We just love it and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amber H
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McDowell, United States
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The Tennessee Museum of Aviation is an independently operated non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to preserving aviation history, maintaining and exhibiting historical aircraft, advancing aviation education, and to honoring those who have made extraordinary contributions to aviation and aerospace. The Tennessee Museum of Aviation opened in Sevierville on 12/15/2001. The 50,000 sq ft facility is located beside the runway of the Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport (KGKT). Airworthy "Warbirds" are the foundation of our collection, making this a very unique location for visitors to enjoy unscheduled flight demonstrations. Docents are available to assist visitors on a leisurely walk through our 35,000 sq ft hangar, observing a variety of magnificently restored Warbirds and offering a glimpse at some future projects waiting for restoration. We are a "living" museum, therefore our exhibits and aircraft change frequently. Browse the museum's air-conditioned exhibit gallery. A 52 foot "Wave Wall" not only traces aviation history from before the Wright Brothers, it includes the timelines of Military Aviation History and Tennessee Aviation History.
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“love planes” (3 reviews)
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135 Air Museum Way, Sevierville, TN 37862-8703
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+1 865-908-0171
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for homeschooling. Has science, history, art, literature & fun. Our kids love planes! Learning about the various types of planes , the history of them, the mechanics of them. All about them. So this is a great place for all those things. Has the...More

Thank JuliaHughes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This makes our third trip to this museum. Once my husband even to a plane ride. We just love it and though we see most of the same exhibits, we still find new things that we overlooked before. We love the history and the military...More

Thank Amber H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are an air history buff this is the place for you! The museum is a bit off the beaten path but a delightful surprise! Inside you are given a very detailed trip into air history. From the first pioneers of the air to...More

1  Thank Ceeglo
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have been to the Museum twice and some of the airplanes were diffferent the second time. A volunteer took us through both times we were there. The first part is a history of aviation stressing aviators from Tennessee. Many interesting facts such as Evelyn...More

Thank bugandmuscles
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The museum is a true gem and treasure. There are many tourist attractions in the area, but this museum is a must visit given the collection of aircraft from the various wars and timeframes.

Thank Nanette D
Reviewed 26 May 2017

great place for aviation lovers... have 2 flying P-47s, lots of exhibits, but need bigger hanger .. worth the stop

Thank Hickoryofoz
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great anytime. I spent most of my time looking around the exhibit gallery. They have some interesting artifacts in logical order and nicely displayed. The aircraft hanger has several props from movies and TV shows. Most of the planes on display are operational also. Very...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

has a lot of historcial planes pluse uniforms form different parts of history.not great big but, it is a easy tour for the family

Thank steve l
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It tells a story of the lives many of our heroes of generations past. My dad was in London in the army air corps. I learned so much.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It is difficult to restore the few remaining military aircraft still left today but to get them flying is amazing! They don't fly every day but on special occasions and often go to airshows throughout the eastern USA. From a replica Wright Brothers Glider to...More

Thank Silentflier
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Response from Imnotaduck | Reviewed this property |
That is true; however, there is a coupon for two dollars off each admission in one of the many coupon books you see everywhere in the area. The book I found it in is a thin tall newsprint book about 5 inches by 11 inches... More
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