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“This museum has closed permanently. ”
Review of Virginia Aviation Museum - CLOSED

Virginia Aviation Museum
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this museum numerous times over the last 11 years of living in the Richmond area, including attending aviation safety lectures there.

The museum, though small, was a real treasure and each visit usually afforded an opportunity to meet someone who would share some kind of personal experience related to the the aircraft displayed there.

The 38 aircraft that called this place home are supposed to be relocated but I don't know where or when, with the exception of the SR-71 Blackbird.

The SR-71 has been relocated to the Science Museum of Virginia on Broad St. In Richmond as part of there exhibit "Speed". I have not been yet, but plan to.

Thank Brigitte C
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great place to spend time; lots of exhibits, food, jazz on Thursdays, children's room and art room. Rich,ond os lucky tyou have this museum.

Thank svbmgb48
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Having been at its current location since 1987, the Virginia Aviation Museum closed its doors there on July 1, 2016. They hope to reopen, but, at this time, a new location has not yet been determined.

On display at the Museum are a large number of aircraft built in the 1910s and the 1920s. The signage and actual aircraft displays were excellent. I thought the exhibit illustrating the role of aircraft during World War II was outstanding.

As Joni Mitchell sang in 1970 in the "Big Yellow Taxi," "you don't know what you've got until it's gone..........."

6  Thank urbanguy
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

went to the museum this past Saturday. It closes this week. Lots of old aircraft and very interesting. It's hard to go up against the Smithsonian in NOVA. But it was good for local kids to see the aircraft

Thank happysmoke
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Went for FREE since the museum will close June 30, 2016. Parking was good and not crowded. Weather was nice.

Thank liheap
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