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Military Aviation Museum

1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
+1 757-721-7767
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Vintage planes , knowledgable volunteers!

Found museum on Trip Adviser. Rainy day so we drove over and it was well worth it. We looked... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matt V
Staten Island, New York
Hidden Gem - Do Not Miss This

I've been coming to Norfolk/Hampton Roads/VA Beach for years on business, and I only recently heard... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kennedy H
via mobile
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World War One and Two aircraft THAT STILL FLY are the heart of this unique museum. 40,000 guests each year travel from all over the world to see our aircraft, especially during our major events and airshows. Come see why the Military Aviation Museum is one of the top attractions in all of Virginia Beach! Take a flight in an open cockpit biplane for a once in a lifetime experience, and learn about the heroes of the first fifty years of military aviation.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457-1542
+1 757-721-7767
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Found museum on Trip Adviser. Rainy day so we drove over and it was well worth it. We looked around on our own at first . Then the guided tour of the 3 back hangars. Our guide was knowledgable without being overly verbose. A nice...More

Thank Matt V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been coming to Norfolk/Hampton Roads/VA Beach for years on business, and I only recently heard about this museum. It's a bit off the beaten path, but worth the drive. Amazing collection, mostly of WWI and WWII era planes, ALL in full operational condition. Each...More

Thank Kennedy H
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was three years since I last visited and have looked forward to my return ever since. This place is excellent, the close proximity to the aeroplanes one gets is incredible. All are kept beautifully manicured and almost look new. The knowledgable and pleasant guides...More

Thank EnglandSpike
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed the museum. Many rare aircraft from WWI and WWII. took additional tour to the outlying hangers with german aircraft. the Docents were very knowledgeable.

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like military/aviation stuff you need to check this place out. They have a ton of planes from the WW 1&2 era and they still fly all of them. The staff of volunteers is very knowledgeable and there are plenty of them who are...More

Thank BdavidS84
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been obsessed with planes but my husband wanted to see this place. I will say our guide kept out attention and had some interesting stories. This place is privately owned and they do have quite a collection. You can take plane rides...More

Thank kashipley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The aircraft from WW 1 through today are amazing. Unique planes and many of those I recall from movies of WW II, Korean War and later. All in combat ready condition and flight demonstrations provided. A must see for any aviation buff or Air combat...More

Thank jameshA4070LK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am still amazed at the history and education I received when I vosited the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach. I had a personal tour with a retired Naval Pilot. This man was a volunteer in his 80's, and hard to keep up with...More

1  Thank nyugreg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lived here for 17 yrs and finally made a trip here with visiting family . Have to say this place was pretty amazing even though half of us were not even aviation fans. There is a lot of interesting planes and history here to keep...More

Thank Paris1221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An extraordinary look at the planes and other war machinery of WWII (Allies and Axis). Exceptional docents to answer all of your questions. Wish my Father could have seen the place (and the PBY he flew in as one of the gunners). Worth as much...More

Thank GCLiii
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3 August 2017|
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Response from BirdofJay | Reviewed this property |
The regular admission is $15 for adults, but as we arrived after 3PM and were limited to touring the main building, we were charged $12 per person.
j a
12 June 2016|
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Response from mike P | Property representative |
The roadside dinosaur park and the picnic area are open to all and free to use any time. Only the main museum buildings have an admission fee. The public is welcome any time! Mike Potter Museum Director
10 June 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Taxi. Museum is 12+ miles from boardwalk. Didn't see a whole lot of other public transportation out of the boardwalk area.