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Air Force Armament Museum

100 Museum Dr, Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32542-1497
+1 850-651-1808
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Free museum...well worth the time

The Air Force Armament Museum, adjacent is next to Eglin Air Force. You can view a variety of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
USN_Seabee_Wife
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Washington
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Interesting Way to Spend Some Time

Enjoyed the historical gun collection and the timeline of various developments and wars set out on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jennifer J
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The focus is on Air Force armament through a variety of historical displays, from a B-17 World War II bomber to an F-4 Phantom II jet.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“on display” (84 reviews)
“free admission” (37 reviews)
“great displays” (18 reviews)
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100 Museum Dr, Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32542-1497
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+1 850-651-1808
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"on display"
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"military aircraft"
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"retirement ceremony"
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"lots of history"
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"eglin afb"
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"static displays"
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"cool planes"
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"inside the building"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Air Force Armament Museum, adjacent is next to Eglin Air Force. You can view a variety of historical Air Force planes, from a World War II B-17 bomber to an F-4 Phantom II jet. A wide variety of bombs, missiles, and rockets are exhibited, including the newest air-to-air missile, the AMRAAM, and the GBU-28bunker-buster developed for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the historical gun collection and the timeline of various developments and wars set out on the second story walk around.

Thank Jennifer J
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It may look small on the outside but the two floors inside are packed with information. Definitely take an hour or more if you want to really digest all the info presented. The static displays are really cool and make a nice place to walk...More

Thank James C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definetly must see for anyone who is into military. Lots of static plane displays, inside a lot more about missions and armament. Free to visit

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, has an indoor and outdoor section. Volunteer docents at the door to answer a question, they were having a retirement ceremony when we were there. Great to see the MOAB BOmb which may be dropped on Syria tomorrow!!!

Thank david m
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice selectionof pants and armaments. Very educational sites on history of flight, most notably military applications... it is the Air Force museum. Well worth the time

Thank Dan F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went Tuesday morning. Kids enjoyed walking around seeing big planes up close. Went inside saw lots of bombs, guns, flags. They had 2 jet cockpits kids can sit in which mine loved the most. We got 4 little planes at gift shop around 5$...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit today as the weather was rainy hence not a good beach day. Museum is well kept and has lots of stuff for those that (like me) who are interested in history and the technical mumbo jumbo. Really cool to see some old...More

Thank philk387
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum right next to VPS airport...totally free, and some really cool sights. We strolled through the entire indoor and outdoor exhibits and spent about 90-120 minutes.

Thank MDM1977
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome museum with many historic aircraft and the weapons used with them. A casing of an atom bomb like the type used on Nagasaki, and a moab bomb outside. Many aircraft mounted guns as used on aircraft.

Thank H P
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ESTravelBug
26 August 2017|
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Response from Anita O | Reviewed this property |
Yes the parking is free.
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Most HUDs are a screen mounted in front of the windscreen. MHD is a helmet that displays via a camera mounted external and normally moves the camera with your head and can be used for targeting. A HUD normally shows avionic... More
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Not sure, I know it has an android app but I rather use the website since app has limited functionality.
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