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Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego, CA 92145-0316
+1 858-693-1723
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Thank You USMC

As a military and air combat enthusiast, I took time to visit the museum on a quiet thursday... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike H
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New York City, New York
via mobile
A Great Tribute To Marine Corps Aviation !!!

My father served in the Marine Air Wing during W W ll, and I in Vietnam. This experience for me... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kmackay11
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Westminster, California
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  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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“miramar road” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego, CA 92145-0316
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a military and air combat enthusiast, I took time to visit the museum on a quiet thursday morning. The docents are pleasant and knowledgeable and some of the old timers really had a long history of active and nonactive/retired service so chatting with them...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My father served in the Marine Air Wing during W W ll, and I in Vietnam. This experience for me went full circle. Inside and outside displays are great, and the staff are retired Marines or Vets that are very knowledgeable and kind. You do...More

Thank kmackay11
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's great to be able to see all the aircraft in one place but sad to see them in such bad condition. Many are wasting away and the interiors are in horrible shape. If there is no immediate plan for their restoration, they really need...More

Thank tangledweb
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Came across this great museum while driving one day. It is free to enter but accept donations, parking is also free. Take your time to stroll around the outdoor exhibits, although it does get very hot and there is little shade. Inside has many interesting...More

Thank KiddyBoy
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Basically, this outdoor museum consists of retired - and somewhat rusted - aircrafts after WW2. A group of 20 of us went with a friend who was a fighter pilot in Vietnam. The type of plane he flew was on display. I found the variety...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It's free, but they accept donations which we happily contributed. Parking is very accessible and also free. With all that being said, the museum and airplane display is VERY interesting. I learned a lot from all the friendly and knowledgeable docents. It was open cockpit...More

Thank maryaling
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum. Give yourselves time to see the aircraft displayed outdoors-- bring sunscreen and a hat! The indoor exhibits are compact, accessible, and impressive. Docents are friendly and very helpful-- you can see the exhibits at...More

3  Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a neat little gem that I had never heard of til I drove by one day. They have 27 aircraft- prop, jet, and helicopter. They even have a Iraqi helicopter that was captured during the Gulf War! All the staff are volunteers and...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

this is a great little gem right next to the original Top Gun base, meet the people that flew these aircraft.

Thank KiwiantzUSA
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Not somewhere you would happen on by chance I expect this is a place you really have to make an effort to get to. No idea how you would do that by public transport but by car it's an easy 20 min drive North from...More

4  Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
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