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EAA Air Museum

Marathon Airport, 9850 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
+1 305-731-3176
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Fantastic museum

My husband and I visited this museum during our visit to Marathon FL. It was extremely interesting... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Lisa C
Fun and new looks

The museums appearance is now bright and cheerful after a dousing with mud from Irma. The... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Shirley J
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Marathon Airport, 9850 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
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+1 305-731-3176
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"aviation history"
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"on display"
in 11 reviews
"small donation"
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"answer questions"
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"volunteers"
in 16 reviews
"pilot"
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"artifacts"
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

My husband and I visited this museum during our visit to Marathon FL. It was extremely interesting and educational. They have quite a few planes on display and even one that you may get inside. Because the museum is small and quiet you may have...More

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The museums appearance is now bright and cheerful after a dousing with mud from Irma. The volunteers spent two months removing the smelly mud from our hanger and museum areas. Stop by and have your picture taken in a plane. We are accepting tax deductible...More

Thank Shirley J
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Mostly artifacts and wall hangings, but stil a nice walk through. Donations are voluntary and anything is gratefully accepted.

Thank tim t
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Free! Donations welcome. Staffed by mainly retired vets / buffs. Only a couple of planes - C-45 and a Marathon Fire Truck. Mostly AirForce. History paraphernalia, news clipping and pictures in the wall. And easy 40 minute stop while in the area.

Thank Lynn B
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

The memorabilia including artifacts and pictures are overwhelming and remind us all of our protection in wars by the greatest generation. Thank you.

Thank 829danielz
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a very small but well put together air museum oriented around the Air history on Marathon island. They have an awesome Beach-craft type 18 fully restored as well as many bit of great memorabilia. The staff was friendly and very engaging, which made...More

Thank Marc B
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

There are lots of newpaper and magazine articles on display. When you go into the hanger, there are a couple planes on display. I expcected a lot more.

Thank Jon S
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Drove past the flight centre a few times and noticed the museum sign, so... that means I must drop in. They have a small collection of aircraft which I am sure will grow as time and effort permits. The museum also houses a fine collection...More

1  Thank Edward A
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Short time there. It is disorganized without purpose. There was no one there to tell me what I should find interesting. It's just a bunch of random planes and posters and books. I would have thought that with so many retired pilots in the area...More

3  Thank contradancer
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

I attend this museum with my family. This is a free museum, they just ask you leave a donation. It is a very nice place to visit, especially if you have an interest in airplanes and aviation history. I would highly recommend it.

1  Thank mcn1992
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pammy62
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About half an hour. Depends on how many stop by and fly the simulator.
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