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Santa Maria Museum of Flight

Skyway drive, Santa Maria, CA
+1 805-922-8758
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Fun visit

Cute little museum. The CEO was our tour guide and was very knowledgeable. It was very interesting... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Blanca G
via mobile
Quaint little Museum

As a self proclaimed aviation buff I will always jump at a chance to go to aviation museums. Off... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Steven M
San Diego, California
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Skyway drive, Santa Maria, CA
+1 805-922-8758
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Cute little museum. The CEO was our tour guide and was very knowledgeable. It was very interesting and picturesque. The kids liked the collection of toys airplanes that were part of the display.

Thank Blanca G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

As a self proclaimed aviation buff I will always jump at a chance to go to aviation museums. Off the bat this one is small, with only two small hangars. The staff are extremely friendly and willing to talk which is always good. Enjoyed the...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 11 January 2017

So great that we have this history and knowledge right here in our valley. This is a great Go See It for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, doing badge work or not. This is a great place for older Boy Scouts and other scouts to...More

Thank kimberleeq2015
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We took our grandkids age 10 and 8 and we all had a great time. Lots of history and fun stuff to keep all interested. Be sure to bring money because they have amazing items to purchase.

1  Thank Benjamin C
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Santa Maria Museum of Flight is a small, privately run aviation museum. While they have limited space, they pack quite a few planes in, including some from movies, along with a large airplane diecast collection. Mr. Bailey (his first name was Merv, I think),...More

1  Thank Frank O
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Nice museum. A good verity of planes. And WWII equipment.a good place to take the children. For a short day trip.

1  Thank Marshall M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A small museum at the Santa Maria airport with displays of current and older models of aircraft. The most interesting fact is where some of the Norton bomb sights mechanisms were kept. It was a real surprise.

3  Thank WhyAmIStillworking
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Small aviation museum with a lot of exhibits spread out over two hangers - plus some planes to see. Aviation Movie memorabilia.

Thank snooksinK.C.
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Museum of Flight is a quaint and engaging place to visit. It's actually got a lot of history and amazing displays and artifacts. We have visited at least once every year to show the kids the evolution of aircraft and to give some real-...More

1  Thank Michele D
Reviewed 21 March 2016

There are not only dozens of airplanes and helicopters but other military stuff. But best of all is the old car display. AMAZING!!!.Fromclassic originals to street rods. Even a bumper car. That brought back some memories.

Thank David S
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Mirko L
23 December 2016|
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Response from snooksinK.C. | Reviewed this property |
Frank is correct - just buy at the counter - it's fairly small, so you do not need advance tickets