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Address: 210 Loop 170 off Interstate 20, Avenger Field, Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone Number:
+1 325-235-0099
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Military Brain

Was visiting with Granddaughter,and she thought I would enjoy this, being retired Navy. This is really a nice place, kind of small, but tons of History. I read things that I had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bill G
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Warrensburg, Missouri
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Warrensburg, Missouri
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99 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was visiting with Granddaughter,and she thought I would enjoy this, being retired Navy. This is really a nice place, kind of small, but tons of History. I read things that I had never heard of, and also things that I had heard of, but didn't really now anything about. The wonderful Women Represented here, is what helps get our Military... More 

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This museum is a little gem depicting a brief, but very important time in our history. As described, it is in an old hanger and consists primarily of displays (wear your jacket if it's cold outside!). We found their story to be fascinating for what they did and the barriers they broke. Limited hours, be sure to check before stopping.

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Thank Violet099
Virginia
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a good place to stop by and visit when you around or travelling to Big Spring. Lots of great stories and historical events about woman aviators and their great service to this country during WW2. Glad that we stopped by and checked this place on our way to Abilene from Big Spring.

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Thank des2babes
Golden, Colorado, USA
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68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Museum is in an old hangar. Displays are spaced around inside, mostly on posters and photo montages. This is where 80% of WASPS were trained during WW II to ferry military aircraft around. Service biographies of most are shown. Incredibly, they did not get credit for military service until decades later. There is a small gift shop.

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Thank rollingstoneman
Sweetwater, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. Learn about some great women aviators and their service to our country during war time. Not many of them left.

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Thank Russell H
Sweetwater
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Wasp Museum had Interesting factsenlarged photos. Fun hands-on activities for children. Informative, rare pieces of history of how women helped during the war.

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Thank Jennifer P
Lubbock, TX, USA
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This museum, just off interstate 20 was most enjoyable. Who knew these women were NOT considered military, or that they paid for their own clothes? We watched a video about the WASP training and were fascinated to note the many forms of footwear worn by these young women as they did their daily calisthenics. For those young folk with no... More 

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Thank AJGideon
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is a wonderful museum dedicated to near 1000 women volunteered and were trained to fly every military plane. They learned and ferried planes across the United States for shipping overseas. Their work of ferrying the planes freed up male aviators so they could fight in both the European theatre and Pacific. They worked tirelessly to do a job for... More 

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Thank StephenGanus
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this museum after a Yelp search. I went with two of my teenage nieces, and they both thought it was a good find, which is pretty positive coming from young ladies with short attention spans and cell phones glued to their hands. It was a wonderful find, providing good history and stories about the women who flew... More 

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Thank Suzanne K
Boerne, Texas
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116 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is a small but excellent museum covering the history of the WASPs, complete with a variety of airplanes and photos of many of the WASPs that trained there. This is a lost piece of our history and everyone should make an effort to learn more about these brave, unselfish women and their contributions to the war effort, along with... More 

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