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Fort Worth Aviation Museum

3300 Ross Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76106-3646
+1 855-733-8627
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Superb!

A fantastic aviation museum with incredibly passionate volunteers. A wonderful was had inspecting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The_Buster_the_Bear
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Alton, United Kingdom
Diamond in the Rough

What a great place. They have a lot of cool stuff inside of the museum as well as cool planes. Our... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2017
penahill
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Santaquin, Utah
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You can touch more airplanes here than any other museum in Fort Worth. Aviation museum telling the history of aviation in North Texas. We have 26 military aircraft on display from a 1943 BT-13 trainer to a Blue Angle F/A-18 Hornet. Adults like the history and kids like the airplanes ans simulator. We are a Blue Star museum, so active military and families are welcome free of charge. Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. $5.00 admission for adults, $1 for children 6 to 16.
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“vietnam era” (3 reviews)
“guided tour” (4 reviews)
“petting zoo” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3300 Ross Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76106-3646
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+1 855-733-8627
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic aviation museum with incredibly passionate volunteers. A wonderful was had inspecting the many airframes.

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Jim H, Executive Director at Fort Worth Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind words. We are small, but we work very hard to provide the best experience possible for our visitors.

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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

What a great place. They have a lot of cool stuff inside of the museum as well as cool planes. Our tour guide Ken told us that Fort Worth has been a major hub for aviation since 1908. A must see

Thank penahill
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

This is an excellent choice for anyone even moderately interested in the history of air support for the United States military. A guided tour will take two hours or less and will include interior and outside exhibits of retired fighting planes and helicopters, many of...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Trying to find interesting things to do around Fort Worth can get a little tricky once you have lived here for a while. A friend from work told me about the Fort Worth Aviation Museum and I was excited to see what it was all...More

Thank Daniella G
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

The Fort Worth Aviation Museum is a great place to visit to learn more about the history of flying. They have a great "petting zoo" full of planes, jets, and a helicopter that you can walk through and actually hands on touch the planes. Really...More

Thank MainTexas
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Being a Museum buff and with Family (wife and 2 kids) visiting, we decided to check this one out due to it having real Fighter jets along with a Vietnam Era Helicopter. The place was great and informal and we had a great time studying...More

Thank Sharat S
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Jim H, General Manager at Fort Worth Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

Thanks for the kind words. Jim Hodgson Executive Director

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

The Fort Worth Aviation Museum is a little gem. The museum's motto is "Preserve, Inspire, Educate, and it does just that! It was reasonable in cost to visit, and the exhibits inside and outside were interesting. Lots of aviation history here, and you can touch...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2017

Both indoor and outdoor exhibits make for much education for those interested in the role of the airplane in our nation's history. A surprising variety of crafts are on display.

Thank Lou C
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

great time. lots of great history. very knowledgeable tour guides. former pilots. real jet fighters, F14 tomcat and phantoms. highly recommend it.

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

We visited this museum on a sunny Saturday, and it was a great experience. Variety of aviation exhibits, with a focus on the Vietnam-era. Especially interesting was the timeline and map of aviation activities in the DFW metroplex, and historical photos/news clippings of local airports....More

Thank 87ARC
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AustinGal11
February 19, 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Property representative |
Hi AustinGal11, The other two nailed it. Most folks spend about an hour with us. That said, if you have kids they can easily get wrapped up in the simulators. If the weather is good, it is easy to spend an hour outside... More
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