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Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

1212 Old Montgomery Road, Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088-1923
+1 334-724-0922
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Fascinating Military History

We happened upon this museum and were delightfully surprised. There was no cost to tour, donations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BeachMomx3
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Fort Walton Beach, FL
Great Military & Historical Site!

Our family really enjoyed walking through the 2 hangers learning about the Tuskegee Airmen. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
worldtravelingmilfam
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Guam, Mariana Islands
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Site where African-American pilots trained to become the renowned Tuskegee Airmen during World War II.
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1212 Old Montgomery Road, Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088-1923
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+1 334-724-0922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon this museum and were delightfully surprised. There was no cost to tour, donations were accepted. Two hangers, one detailing daily training of the Tuskegee Airman and one detailing their service in WWII. They have a cute gift shop. Very helpful docents. If...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family really enjoyed walking through the 2 hangers learning about the Tuskegee Airmen. The film was really great, and a must see! I love that the museum is free and so well put together. Also if your traveling with someone with limited mobility (our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The contribution of these pilots, mechanics, and support personnel should be shouted to all people of all races. National Park Service should do a much better job of telling their story. I suspect that there are townspeople in Tuskegee who would volunteer to lead tours...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moving experience, great museum. Hearing in their own words the experiences of the airmen were a highlight. Sad they were treated so poorly at thei return from the war.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing story of Men and women who had to endure the hatred of segregation while fighting for this great country! Hanger 2 film was done very well and should be watched! Expect about 1 1/2 hour visit max

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our family has watched the movie "Red Tails" & enjoyed other documentaries. We've driven passed here before unable to stop when we realized that we were passing it again without a time crunch our family decided this would a great place to stop for our...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We toured the Tuskegee Airmen NHP as part of a Civil Rights tour starting in Atlanta. It is a very fitting component of the fight for equality. The site includes aircraft specimen, lots of artifacts and photos and videos. The site does a good job...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We watched the movie 'Red Tails" several years ago and have been looking forward to visiting this site since them. What a rich history of courage under adversity. It makes a person proud to be an American. Not because we give every group an even...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

My husband and I have seen all the movies, watched the documentaries and were always fascinated with this event in history. We were driving from Biloxi to Atlanta so when I found out we were going to pass through Tuskegee, we had to stop. It...More

Thank Aleta T
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

My other half has always wanted to visit this historic site and I have to admit that I wanted to see it too. So we got in the car and headed over there from Montgomery. We both thoroughly enjoyed our walk back in time. The...More

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Response from Jayjay099 | Reviewed this property |
I did not time this park right and went through it quick in little over an hour:( You can go at your own pace:) It simply comes down to how much time you want to spend at the airfield:) It will take you back into time:) Felt... More
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Response from DANA W | Reviewed this property |
We actually parked in both lots before. The parking lot above the air museum building had a path leading down to it was mostly made of dirt and gravel when my family visited the museum. However, this parking lot gives you a... More
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