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The Swedish Air Force Museum

2 Carl Cederstroems Gata, Linkoping 586 63, Sweden
+46 13 28 35 67
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Thorough collection of WWI and WWII planes.

Here you can go around and see some of the rarest and most historical air force planes. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Aleksis L
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A great interactive museum, perfect for kids too

The museum is free to visit. The exhibition is full of interactive activities, which give plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boglárka V
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Flygvapenmuseum, the Swedish Air Force Museum, is a modern technical and cultural history museum with exhibitions that trace the development of military aviation from the pioneers of the early 20th century to the present. It offers a unique collection of aircrafts, many of which can only be seen at the Swedish Air Force Museum. Perhaps the most spectacular object in the collection is the Swedish DC-3, an aircraft that was a shot down by a Soviet fighter aircraft in 1952. More than fifty years later the DC-3 was found, salvaged and put to its final resting place here at the museum. Flygvapenmuseum is a place where knowledge and play come together in a natural way. The museum's science centre, the Flight Lab, features flight simulators and experimental stations on the theme of flying. Become a pilot for a day and sit behind the controls of the flight simulator - like flying for real!
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2 Carl Cederstroems Gata, Linkoping 586 63, Sweden
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Here you can go around and see some of the rarest and most historical air force planes. I recommend paying around 16€ for the flight simulator, which gives you an experience of what it feels like to fly in JAS-39 jet fighter. Oh, and you'll...More

Thank Aleksis L
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is free to visit. The exhibition is full of interactive activities, which give plenty of information. There are two main parts, one about old planes and history and one about the Cold War. We expected more from the Cold War exhibition. There is...More

Thank Boglárka V
Reviewed 1 week ago

fighter planes from history to nearby latest. simulators to try out flying which is alot of fun and feel good that you can fly. lots of games for children to have fun. small animal exhibition area. free parking and entrance but flight simulator is paid...More

Thank Richi17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The collection of airplanes on display are impressive and there are a lot of fun for the children. But for me the rooms with all swedish 1900-history. One room for each decade. Great way to experience and learn European/Swedish history! And the story of the...More

Thank Magnus H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum for adult and kids. Many planes from the early Bréguet to the latest Gripen fighter jet. The Cold War exposition is particularly awesome. Great playground for small kids outside and interactive activities for bigger children inside. And it is for free.

Thank Gilles_VdE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place and keep coming back! It has a lot to offers for kids, adults, history lovers, aviation enthusiasts or airforce fans; something for everyone. The exhibitions are well-made, interesting and informative. There is also an audio guide specifically for kids which is...More

Thank lmsk2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit! Plenty to see and interactivity for smaller kids. History freaks love this, but suitable for you rest as well. Free of charge! Restaurant food good.

1  Thank Sanna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having recently visited the Smithsonian air museum in Washington DC I expected this to be a real anti climax but was pleasantly surprised, We thoroughly enjoyed the whole visit especially the cold war exhibits. Had a great lunch in the restaurant which was real value...More

1  Thank clancy2013
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good history lesson in early airforce and flying tecnic. Good exhibition about swedish modern history and the coldwar time.

Thank Marcus L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Got a tip from my dad to visit this museum and especially to try the JAS 39 Gripen flight simulator. Well now I did and I certainly do not regret it. The collection of airplanes is impressive and the DC3 exhibition is worthy of a...More

1  Thank Georg H
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