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Commemorative Air Force Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Learn from the pilots who flew these planes at the CAF. My son love the visit and enjoyed learning... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Deborah S
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
This is a wonderful place to visit would go back anytime people love it.

See history unfold right before your eyes. This is wonderful. Would like to take a ride in one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian s
Mesa, Arizona
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The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum is one of Phoenix’s top-rated attractions. You can learn how airplanes were used throughout the history of combat and feel the radial engines on our Warbirds rumble as they come to life. Our museum is home...more
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2017 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2401
+1 480-924-1940
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Learn from the pilots who flew these planes at the CAF. My son love the visit and enjoyed learning from the real pilots of these planes. We got to tour several of the planes. A great idea for an afternoon to learn about REAL history.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 1 week ago

See history unfold right before your eyes. This is wonderful. Would like to take a ride in one of these nice planes.

Thank Brian s
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a terrific experience. The tour guide is so knowledgeable of the history of the aircraft and the museum it self. Mr. Greg Ferguson was terrific. I learned so much very informative and interesting. The aircraft arfe amazing and many still fly.--WOW Recommend everyone that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Air Museum. The displays were well marked and informative. If you had questions there were knowledgeable volunteers to answer any and all questions. It was fun to watch the the WWII planes take off and land as they give...More

Thank bluekitchen12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are retired Air Force, and love the history of aviation. The exhibits were very well done, they had some amazing aircraft/components, and the staff were just incredible. You could tell they love helping out the visitors. The attraction is free to active duty military...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staffed by all volunteers, this museum has displays of many types of aircraft, as well as a hanger of old aircraft that still fly. You can arrange a ride in one of the vintage planes if you desire. A worthwhile stop.

Thank TFitz134
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A delightful trip to the past Air Force events and air craft. Refurbished to it glory days. For a sample tax deductible contribution you can ride in history!

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My reunion group stopped at the Commemorative Air Force Museum. There are a good number of planes on display. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Do not pass up if in the area.

Thank frankt413
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Had a great time VIEWING OLDER AIRPLANES, and lunch was excellent--- can take a ride on old planes or a helicopter if you have time

Thank wsmith41446
Reviewed 2 October 2018

great for any aircraft enthusiast. not only do you see all the planes but you can do rides in a WWII bomber. A perfect way to entertain young children for the afternoon and educate them.

Thank tedsobotka
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2 June 2015|
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Response from Rose S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not get back sooner,however another reader has answered the question. Worth every penny and they also have some very nice gift items.
24 February 2015|
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Response from Roy C | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours, longer if on a weekend and it is crowded.