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Iowa Aviation Museum & Hall of Fame

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Address: 2251 Airport Rd, at the Greenfield Municipal airport., Greenfield, IA 50849-8101
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+1 641-343-7184
13:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 17:00

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Preserving aviation history

When we first pulled up and saw the size of the museum and the $10/person admission cost, we were wary. However, first impressions can be deceiving. The museum itself is filled... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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666 reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

When we first pulled up and saw the size of the museum and the $10/person admission cost, we were wary. However, first impressions can be deceiving. The museum itself is filled with more artifacts than anyone can see, plus the back hangar has as many planes as can physically fit. But what impressed us the most was the people. Chris... More 

1 Thank AlnAbroad
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I found this place interesting especially if you have interest in planes or war history. It was a bit much for admission especially for a place way off the beaten path.

Thank Rebekah B
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

A great place for all things do do with aviation and for history buffs! Amazing displays! You never new what impact your neighbors had on worldwide history. Lots of old planes and historic memorabilia from all eras! Great for all ages. They will get something prepared for a group of kids if you let them know in advance. Have fun!

Thank waterfalllover2015
Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I was driving the back roads of Iowa like I usually do in case I come across a place you don't do usually see on the interstate. I noticed on my Road Atlas an Aviation Museum and drove in there and was pleasantly surprised. I walked into this, so it seemed, a small museum at an airfield surrounded by cornfields.... More 

Thank Frank H
Glendora, California
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I was traveling with friends across country, and since I am a rabid old Warbirds fan (I'm old and so are the planes...I'm also female), I pleaded to get to stop at this museum, which is a number of miles south of I-80, our direct line to California.. It is a small museum but has a TON of interesting memorabilia.... More 

1 Thank Puttermutt17
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 497 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The IAMHF museum contains a large variety of interesting artifacts and articles about the surprising number of Iowans who have been involved in making aviation history starting in the mid-1800's, thru WWI, the barnstorming era, the first postal aviation routes, WWII, Korea, Vietnam to modern day space exploration. From the state's first gas-filled balloon flight in 1856, to the first... More 

2 Thank OTR_Again_IM
Orient, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

My brother,nephew and I visited the facility and was totally surprised at the amount of great displays and the quality.I was a fun learning experience. It is a true jewel at a bargain price. Well worth leaving the interstate so see.

1 Thank Gary P
Harrison Township, MI
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Take the family. Educational and really worth the trip! Well designed and very friendly staff. Excellent aircraft and displays.

1 Thank S G
Le Mars, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Very neat place to visit- I will bring my teenage son back to see it sometime. They gave a personalized tour with details about all the planes- several of them were one of a kind. I also liked the old uniforms and information about Iowa pilots displayed.

1 Thank Ann S
Dallas, TX
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69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012

We love this museum and it keeps getting better every time we visit. LeighAnn is so knowledgeable and gives us a tour of each display and airplane. Besides vintage aircraft there is a display about Buddy Holly's plane crash, a woman pilot who eventually saved turtles along the gulf coast, and a wedding dress made from parachute material when silk... More 

1 Thank Observant_traveler

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