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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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Interesting and free museum

It is worth a look. We watched the thirty minute film about Eglin Air Force base. The planes are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
joaniemaria
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Eldridge, Iowa
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Stop for a visit!

This is a neat place to visit and it is FREE! Not only do you walk outside and see all the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Julestwo
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Canton, Georgia
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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” (83 reviews)
“sr blackbird” (18 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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"on display"
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"sr blackbird"
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"great displays"
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"military aircraft"
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"free admission"
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"retirement ceremony"
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"eglin afb"
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"lots of history"
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"static displays"
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"inside the building"
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"self guided tour"
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"outdoor exhibits"
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"gift shop"
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"well worth the visit"
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"great place to visit"
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"rainy day"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is worth a look. We watched the thirty minute film about Eglin Air Force base. The planes are interesting. You can see them up close. It is very well done and it is free.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a neat place to visit and it is FREE! Not only do you walk outside and see all the different jets and helicopters, but they also have a very nice display inside consisting of an upstairs and downstairs. I was with my 10...More

Thank Julestwo
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove past this place as we were driving in to Ft Walton headed to our hotel. We knew we wanted to come back after we checked in. After 2-3 days of sun & sand we decided to give our bodies a break and went...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such an amazing museum steeped in rich military history. Our kids really enjoyed all the memorilbia and facts regarding our our nations vast military history. Very informative and educational.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Whether you're a veteran or average citizen, this is a very interesting little museum about weaponry used over the course of our war history. Many weapons are on display, and many of the aircraft used to deploy bombs & missiles are on display. There is...More

Thank cocotea51
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a lot of history to see. My husband's favorite stuff to see was World War 1 & World War 11 rifle and handgun display. If you go anywhere close to the area it's worth checking out

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Reviewed 1 week ago

i think we saw mostly men at the sight which is understandable. as a woman, i enjoyed the planes outside and learned a lot. there are many planes from ww11 and Vietnam wars. the inside had just too much specific info for me. unless you...More

Thank flatrockgal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with spouse and I thought I would be bored but was not and in fact fascinated! Very well maintained museum with lots of well thought out artifacts and flow plan. A huge bonus was a military ceremony which took place toward the end...More

Thank MrsLKF
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't believe how many planes outside! C130, B2, B52, etc. What a display! Then we went inside and it was great too. And the best part -- it's FREE! Don't miss it!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 28 American war birds and a MIG-21 on display that you can walk up to and touch. The most extraordinary one, aside from the B25, B17 that saved the world during WWII, was the SR-71 that flew at the edge of space taking...More

Thank John 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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Response from DOJAMFAM | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I know it has an android app but I rather use the website since app has limited functionality.
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