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Oakland Aviation Museum

8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland, CA 94621-4548
+1 510-638-7100
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Interesting...but needs improvement.

I recently visited the Oakland Aviation Museum as I hadn't been there in a few years. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
James L
great grandson birthday

it is an excellent place to visit for aviation history. planes on display were interesting. my... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
ammerette
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Oakland, California
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  • Average11%
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8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland, CA 94621-4548
This attraction is at Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport
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+1 510-638-7100
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I recently visited the Oakland Aviation Museum as I hadn't been there in a few years. The staff was certainly friendly and there are quite a few interesting aircraft some of which are unique. However, the material condition of many of the planes, particularly those...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

it is an excellent place to visit for aviation history. planes on display were interesting. my great grandson love it.

Thank ammerette
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We dropped into to the museum en route to the airport and car drop off (just around the corner) as we had some time to kill and it proved to be well spent My partner works in the sector and is an aircraft enthusiast so...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

My husband and I enjoy aviation museums and this is one of the best! There are so many aircraft outside including the amazing Solent Flying Boat which is opened on Sundays. The displays inside are interesting and eclectic - Amelia Earhart, Jimmy Doolittle, Trans Ocean...More

Thank travelteachCA
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Came here with my husband. We really enjoyed visiting this museum a lot. Nice, friendly, knowledgeable staff. Loads of planes inside the museum and outside the museum from different eras. There are airplane engines and other memorabilia on display. You'll learn a lot about aviation...More

Thank LisaandRod93013
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Wow. This is a great place to visit. If only to see the British Airways Flying Boat. What we need is some bizilionaire with bags of cash and no manners to drop a wad on this place so it can become as remarkable and as...More

Thank Jack A
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We has a day to spend in Berkeley / Oakland before our flight home on the next morning. Unfortunately for us, this was a Monday and we found out that virtually all museums and attractions in the area are closed on Monday. So, beware, and...More

Thank Fingerpicker8
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wanted to go to a museum and after a quick search stumbled upon the Oakland Aviation Museum. Upon entering we were greeted immediately by a friendly face and was given a quick overview of what we were going to find. After walking in and getting...More

Thank Jill W
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I ended up visiting here with a coworker. We were on a trip to Oakland and had an hour to kill, so we came here. They have a handful of very nice aircraft inside the museum. The bulk of the aircraft are essentially scrap metal...More

Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

If you fly into Oakland International Airport and take the shuttle to the car rental center, you’ll notice Oakland Aviation Museum, en route. I’ve always been curious about this place for years, and I finally had the opportunity to visit. I have to say that...More

1  Thank pchnmain
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