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Gen Mitchell International Airport Milwaukee MKE
I hate airports; let's face it, what is fun about standing in line to
check-in? Standing in line to pass TSA muster - standing in line to buy an overpriced beverage because TSA made you throw yours away?
Free! small museum upstairs in the airport. Not so "cutting-edge" or interactive: models, uniforms, letters and other artifacts. Covers the history of air traffic, flight, local pilots and the airport. Old school, but the price is right. We often go with my 5-year old to...More
Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport has a history going back to the 1920s, located on the upper level of the airport terminal, before security, this free museum tells the story of aviation history in Milwaukee. Displays include many models, including an incredibly detailed "Barbie" sized jet...More
My youngest is enthusiastic about air travel lately. This is the perfect free museum to take them to. It has a lot of local history about the airport and the man for whom it is named. Lots of models to look at. Then a good...More
This small museum is inside the airport and is packed with items from the early days of flight to space travel. Very detailed models of aircraft. Lots of military and civilian info. Displays appear to change at least occasionally. There is no admission and it...More
An excellent museum for being located in an airport terminal. A surprisingly extensive assortment of interesting artifacts and exhibits. My son and I found it very informative and a great way to pass a little time in the terminal.