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Mitchell Gallery of Flight

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A Little Bit of History

If you are into flying, take a moment and wonder around the Mitchell Gallery of Flight. You get to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
milwaukeebabe
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Gallery was very nice its a little on the small side but has alot of very neat things inside lots... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
RoseannaB1964
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Goshen, Indiana
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We are a non-profit aviation museum located inside Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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5300 S Howell Ave, Main Terminal, Upper Level, Near Concourse D Entrance, Milwaukee, WI 53207-6156
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+1 414-747-4503
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are into flying, take a moment and wonder around the Mitchell Gallery of Flight. You get to step back into time and savor the start of Mitchell Airfield and find out why it is named "Mitchell". Also get to see how it has...More

Thank milwaukeebabe
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Gallery was very nice its a little on the small side but has alot of very neat things inside lots of medals. A must see!!!!

Thank RoseannaB1964
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is a great exhibit. It is worth the time to walk through and learn about the namesake of the airport.

Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Nice tribute to General Mitchell located in the main terminal at the airport. It doesn't take long to read through the material there and its worth the time if you have it to spare.

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Stopped in, spent 20 minutes perusing aircraft models, information on Mitchell, Lovell and others, as well as getting an insight of how the airport has grown since the 40's. And it is free!

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great displays about the life of Gen. Billy Mitchell. Not from the area, we spent nearly an hour learning the history behind this man. Even our 8 year old was intrigued and will follow up with a book of his own.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is a standing monument to flight. The hangars were closed my first two times but my husband, an engineer as in physics and software, got to see it with guests. It makes one want to place shoulders back and honor those who have served...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This tidy exhibit is chock full of great artifacts and interesting information. My son is an aviation buff so he sought it out and we both enjoyed strolling through it. We had to be a couple hours early for our flight so it was nice...More

Thank 516madelines
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is an interesting stop in the Milwaukee Airport...travelers and locals can learn about local flight history while in the airport.

1  Thank B3029SJhelenl
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Want to pass time. Come here. Cool stuff and you can see the history of airplanes and flying a plane!

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Robbie S
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The museum is open 24/7 as long as the airport terminal is open. It is free.
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