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Fargo Air Museum

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Address: 1609 19th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102
Phone Number:
+1 701-293-8043
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This attraction is at Hector Field
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Located just off I-29 interstate, The Fargo Air Museum is an easily...

Located just off I-29 interstate, The Fargo Air Museum is an easily accessed pet friendly, must-stop location. North Dakota's premiere aviation destination, the Fargo Air Museum's dual hangars are home to aircraft of all eras - from a modern unmanned reconnaissance drone to the "most accurate recreation of a Wright Brothers' flyer the Smithsonian Institute has ever seen." A "flying" museum, many of the airplanes occasionally take to the sky, a unique feature not found in the vast majority of the nation's static-display air museums. More than just a simple place to display its many aircraft, military memorabilia and exhibits, the Fargo Air Museum also houses one of the midwest's largest Aviation libraries. In addition, the museum hosts educational day-camps, speakers and seminars for flight fans of all ages to enjoy. The Fargo Air Museum is a fantastic choice for a unique venue for corporate & private events and has quickly become a local favorite for hosting wedding ceremonies and receptions. Please email for event rental information. Located across the street from the Fargodome, the museum is also surrounded with dining opportunities and is conveniently just moments away from the Fargo's Hector International Airport.

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Great displays.

Enjoyed browsing parts of history as we ended our trip to Fargo. The historical significance and presentation was great. Did not take long to walk thru.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 December 2016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed looking at all the planes and were able to climb in a DC3. Helicopters to see. All in all I thought it was a cool little place to check out planes, jets, and helicopters

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Thank amorace
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was a nice small museum. My young children enjoyed some of the hands on aspects, and my older ones enjoyed reading about and seeing some of the planes. It is a bit pricey in that it doesn't take long to walk through, but it was a nice random thing to do as an outing.

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North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

always changing and interesting, historic and educational easy to get find with free parking a must see when visiting fargo Moorhead

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Greenville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed browsing parts of history as we ended our trip to Fargo. The historical significance and presentation was great. Did not take long to walk thru.

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Thank samcfar7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

many planes to view along with info on what they did and can do. Well lit very good displays. We also got to see inside of some planes. They carry a extensive aviation library. Informative staff and well thought out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Loved the airplanes on display. Had a personal tour with the guide that was very educational and informative. Worth the trip.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Though not large, this museum has a good collection of air worthy and static aircraft that are all in fantastic condition.

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Finger Lakes, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I always enjoy seeing aircraft museums as I travel. This one in Fargo is small but has some interesting aircraft type. The reconnaissance drone was particularly interesting. I had actually never seen a drone in person, and it was nice to finally see one. This museum can easily be seen in about 30 minutes, so not a huge chunk of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This an interesting place to visit. Most of the aircraft in the museum are still airworthy. Unfortunately a number were away the day we visited. Still what was there was interesting and well presented. The exhibits are also well done. The Minuteman missile just outside the facility is a great photo op. The Duggy, a C-47 painted bright yellow with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This is a solid museum. I was most impressed with the 2 or 3 homemade planes that had been donated to the museum, that was something I hadn't seen in other air/space museums.

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