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DeLand Naval Air Station Museum

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Address: 910 Biscayne Blvd, DeLand, FL 32724-2009
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If you stop her be sure to speak to the people running it. They are experienced and have a great story to tell. They have some old equipment they are restoring and they really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
feltonj2012
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Hudson, New Hampshire
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Hudson, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you stop her be sure to speak to the people running it. They are experienced and have a great story to tell. They have some old equipment they are restoring and they really give you a feel for the airplanes and equipment displayed.

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Kingsport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

One of the few places you can see an F 14 Tomcat on static display. I also found the Vietnam era PT boat they are restoring fascinating.

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Thank David P
Old Windsor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

I have never made a review of anything before the museum is a must for a visit . The passion and knowledge especially the information in the files . WI'll be remembered for many a year hope the avenger becomes a exhibit soon . A honest and true view of history to be very much kept alive.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

DeLand was once a huge training hub for WW II. This museum tells the stories of men who were shipped to DeLand from all over the country. Men like my father. Men who left their homes with a since of duty and opportunity. Some chose DeLand for their homes and futures. The museum is a microcosm of their lives and... More 

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orange city, United States
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Spent about an hour reviewing the exhibits. Alot of the exhibits have a direct connection to the DeLand NAS. The museum itself was the Master at Arms' quarters. It is a small building and can be crowded. There is a restoration hanger in back where volunteers are restoring aircraft. The volunteers are very knowledgeable.

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Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Great collection of memorabilia from WWII. Including a section dedicated to a local Tuskegee Airmen..

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Thank marykatef2013
DeLand, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

A great little museum in Deland. They have a great little setup and cover the history of the Naval air station that was once located at the what is now deland airport.

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Thank JR32724
DeLand, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

While the attraction occupies a very small space, there is a plethora of information at your disposal immediately upon your arrival. I got to come quote close to a PT boat, a F14-B, a helicopter used during the Korean War, and was able to see the partial reconstruction of another war plane that they are currently restoring. If you are... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a must see for veterans and those interested in armed forces memorabilia. The folks that work there are knowledgeable about the exhibits and can give you a wealth of information on the part that DeLand played in local history during several wars. It may be a small exhibit but if you want to spend some quality time exploring... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

This small museum at the Deland airport is a real gem. Lots of artifacts from WW II, Korean war, etc. The museum is staffed by knowledgeable veterans who know the story behind every artifact. And there are planes (F14, TBD Devastator) that are being restored. If you are visiting Volusia county, do not miss this museum. Caution - call ahead... More 

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