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National Naval Aviation Museum

1750 Radford Blvd, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, FL 32508-5400
+1 800-327-5002
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This is a 2 day deal if u see everything

This is all free and very interesting. There something to everybody here but to it all u need 2... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ocqueoc, MI
via mobile
Stimulating Blue Angels Simulators

Awesome experience at the Museum. Took Grand Boys ages 3 & 6, their parents and visiting relatives... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tampa, Florida
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Experience the magic of flight at the National Naval Aviation Museum! See over 4,000 artifacts and 150 aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aviation. Ride the flight simulators or catch all the drama and power of amazing IMAX films. Dine in the authentic Cubi Bar Cafe and take home the spirit of Naval Aviation with a unique memento from the Flight Deck Store. Spend a cool day inside the Museum and experience Hands-on-History! New Naval Air Station Entrance: All visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas and Pensacola Lighthouse who do not possess a Department of Defense identification card or are unescorted by the holder of a Department of Defense identification card, will be required to enter the installation via the West Gate located off Blue Angel Parkway.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1750 Radford Blvd, NAS Pensacola, Pensacola, FL 32508-5400
+1 800-327-5002
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is all free and very interesting. There something to everybody here but to it all u need 2 days to include movies, simulators and a ride with the Blue Angles in a Simulator. There is alot of history in aircraft and battleships. The navy...More

Thank AlnSue
Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome experience at the Museum. Took Grand Boys ages 3 & 6, their parents and visiting relatives to include a 4 year old girl. All enjoyed the museum and especially the upstairs simulator "ride" which is $6.00 per person. It's just like Disney Soaring Ride...More

Thank Chipster937
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is so much to see and do in this museum. The sheer number of planes on display is staggering. They have a mock up of a carrier flight deck made of wood taken from USS Lexington. There is a cafe. There are hands on...More

Thank Ramblingman163
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum offers guided tours, which we took. Our guide was very knowledgeable, easy to understand and enthusiastic.

Thank PWHorstmann
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love this museum! It is interactive. You can actually sit in some planes. The second building is dedicated to the Vietnam era.

Thank phyllism258
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An unbelievable amount of information and history in one place! It's hard to understand how this can be a free museum. Thanks to all of our service members for their sacrifices and the volunteers that make this museum so enjoyable. Definitely worth a trip and...More

Thank koalakove
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum is comparable to the Smithsonian in Washington. It is a little smaller but very nice museum. The tour guides are very knowledgeable. My guide was an ex combat marine pilot and he had a lot of personal stories and knowledge of the planes...More

Thank LTay1234
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place to see old and new war planes. There is two buildings full of planes some even hanging from the ceiling. Check their website to see if the Blue Angles will be practicing, it is a great show.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

30+ years of visiting & never disappointing! Through growth, air shows, war & peace - this facility and the property that houses it inspire me! The history preserved & sheltered here should serve as reminders of the brilliance, creativity, genius, patriotism that has thrived in...More

Thank soundtrvl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went here with friends to see the museum. The day before we researched it and found out the Blue Angels would be practicing the next day. We planned our day around the Blue Angels practice. We arrived about 45 minutes early...More

Thank stjohnbeachlover
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8 November 2017|
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Response from RileyPete | Reviewed this property |
The requirement is driven by federal laws when riding on a military installation. There is no option, and they won’t let you on the base unless you are dressed accordingly. That said, a long sleeve light shirt and driving... More
21 September 2017|
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Response from Ana R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any picnic areas. If you drive less than a minute to Barrancas beach right behind Navy Lodging there are several gazebos right on the beach. Depending on time of year, it is easy to just park and enjoy! You... More
14 August 2017|
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Response from Allyson B | Reviewed this property |
Navy Point on Bayou Grande is where i watch them. Take a swimsuit and make a day of it. There is a small childrens park and a portatoilet. If you have kayaks or a canoe bring them so you can paddle out in the bayou as the... More