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Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

22156 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653-2008
+1 301-863-1900
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Awesome Time, Knowledable Volunteers/Guides

Rode down on motorcycles with friends to visit this other things in the area. What a great time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland

Very Impressive display of U S Navy jets, ships and other paraphernalia. Small entrance fee but... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Chester, Virginia
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22156 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653-2008
+1 301-863-1900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rode down on motorcycles with friends to visit this other things in the area. What a great time! The museum is organized well and has lots to see. Our group started talking with one volunteer and it turned out that he and a couple of...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very Impressive display of U S Navy jets, ships and other paraphernalia. Small entrance fee but well worth it!

Thank Dizymaus
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 3 year old and it is amazing! All kinds of history and exhibits and if you have small children, be ready to hear "look look airplane!" Lol

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I volunteer with the Dept. of Aging and took a group of seniors there for a tour. The docents were very knowledgeable and even answered personal questions.

Thank demejo825
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Hard to believe that this museum is not federally funded. Great work by the volunteers. Nice to see the history. Great to see the planes, ejection seats,engines,etc. Best part was being able to talk to the volunteers. They had so much to offer. Great insight...More

Thank bwanton
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Actually we were at an event for the museum this night! There was music, food great company and oodles of information about aviation from near and far. Being the kids to see the static displays they are really neat.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

So much history - so many stories - a required visit in Southern Maryland. Excellent signage and docents available for a personal experience.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Not a bug government run place - but a small town air museum. What! it happens to be the only place in the world that you can see and touch both versions of the JSF competition. its also got plenty of other aircraft and exhibits...More

Thank Robplant1964
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is a small museum, but new renovations have really brightened the future of the museum! I look forward to visiting again as new items are put on display

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 30 December 2016

If you are into Naval Aviation, then this is a must see attraction when you visit the Lexington Park / Patuxent River area. They have a large number of historical Naval aircraft on display. When some of these fighters were flying; I was still in...More

Thank Brian90212
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Lin K
Is there an admission fee?
14 August 2016|
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Response from raj0302 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, admission for adults was $5.00 when I visited in February. See my review dated 13 Feb 2016 for more details.
Are there cockpits kids can sit in?
26 June 2015|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
As John mentioned there is one cockpit trainer that kids will be able to sit in.However, most of the museum exhibits are geared towards older kids and adults. The plaques and exhibits are very informative. The gift shop has... More