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Pima Air & Space Museum

6000 E Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85756-9403
+1 520-574-0462
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Must-see for anyone interested in aviation!

A fascinating place for aircraft fans! Some four hundred aircraft from at least six decades greet... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
EugeC
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San Diego, California
Aviation Spectacular

They have done such a great job of collecting & displaying the aircraft. Indoor & outdoor exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barry L
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Timmins, Canada
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Be amazed at one of the world's largest aircraft collections: including 3 hangars of World War II planes, supersonic spyplanes, the world's smallest bi-plane, plus many other unique private, military and commercial air & spacecraft documenting the evolution of flight. Friendly docents augment your visit. Only Pima Air & Space offers the bus tour of the "Boneyard"/AMARG (M-F only, no holidays, 10-day Advanced Reservations Required) plus offers its own tram tour of the museum's 80 acres of one-of-a kind planes daily (additional fees). You can actually touch "aviation history" including "Freedom One" (that flew the American 444-days-in-Iran hostages home), presidential crafts, planes that launched astronauts, delivered life-saving food/fuel, etc. and others with wingspans the length of a football field... Ogle helicopters, MiGs, an Oscar, a rare German buzz bomb, a moon rock and much more. 350 aircraft, 80 acres, 6 indoor air-cooled hangars. Just plane awesome!
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  • Poor1%
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“tram tour” (377 reviews)
“air force” (256 reviews)
“aviation history” (139 reviews)
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6000 E Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85756-9403
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fascinating place for aircraft fans! Some four hundred aircraft from at least six decades greet visitors to the Pima Air & Space Museum. If the weather's not too hot, a stroll to see the aircraft collection outside up-close and on a leisurely basis is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

They have done such a great job of collecting & displaying the aircraft. Indoor & outdoor exhibits are fantastic. So many iconic aircraft to view. Check it out.

Thank Barry L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is absolutely huge, and I'm so glad we were able to visit it during our stay in Tucson! However, it was raining the day we visited and it definitely detracted from our visit since we couldn't enjoy or photograph the exterior aircraft as...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are a an airplane enthusiast, don't miss this place. A wide range of airplanes both inside and outside. We went on the 11:30 walking tour which was about planes and WW II. Excellent presentation. Fascinating place. Highly recommend. There is a small restaurant...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had friends in town from MInnesota, so we traveled to Tucson to see the Airplane Graveyard only to find out that it is on the Air Force Base and you need to have clearance to be able to get on. However the gate gaurd recommended...More

Thank eilertsson
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunning and overwhelming collection of aircraft, ranging from an extensive array of jet fighters to some really unique aircraft. Particularly enjoyed the B52, the huge Russian helicopter, and the SR71. We spent three hours only to discover that we missed 1/3 of the collection. Hope...More

Thank 9Elfer
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So nice to visit a well run museum, It's a great deal for a 2 day pass and I took to days to see it all, The many volunteers are so helpful and the docent and tram tours were great, Our tram driver was a...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When we were planning our first trip to Arizona we penciled in this attraction first and built our trip around it. Pima Air and space museum totally exceeded my expectations. We visited in February so we had clear blue sky but not so hot. We...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Brought my son here as he loves airplanes. Excellent docents who clearly love flying and these machines. Well kept. Clearly marked with a tram that helps showing all the planes on the outside. A powerful talk from a WWII pilot who flew from England to...More

Thank Cheryl R
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here for a few hours before our flight out of Tucson and had a great time. It’s incredible the amount of planes and other aviation related memorabilia they have on site. Added bonus that the Air Force base is right across the street meaning...More

Thank Nikko C
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Dao N
22 June 2017|
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Response from Marlenelisch1953 | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of planes outside but they also have large hangars with great planes displayed in them, so you can be out of the sun. They do allow you to bring in bottled water. You can walk outside for awhile and then go... More
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_stoddjan
21 April 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Answers are good. If you have limited time, I would suggest skipping the boneyard tour. The tram tour of the outdoor museum exhibits is outstanding.
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CaroDNavarro
5 April 2017|
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Response from Fdelidude | Reviewed this property |
Yo pienso hay dos optionios. Los dos nessacita dos horas y un autobus. El autobus empiesar en El Mueso. El tiempo en esta parte de Abril es perfecto no todovia color!
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