RepTar Szolnok Aviation Museum, Szolnok

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The Szolnoki Repülőmúzeum is a large museum displaying old military and civilian aircraft and aircraft engines in Szolnok, Hungary. It is located next to the "Lt. Ittebei Kiss József" Helicopter Base of the Hungarian Air Force.
The museum started out as the aircraft and technical peripherals collection of the "Kilián György Flight Technical College" in 1973. Since then many things changed but the collection remained, growing always bigger. Originally the museum focused on military aviation but later civil and utility aircraft were introduced to the collection which is divided into two: the open air part, and a separate indoor area with weaponry, uniforms and photographic collections. The museum also stores the remains of a number of Second World War warplanes shot down over Hungary and it plays a leading role in salvaging and conservation of such wrecks. As result of these efforts the museum recovered an Il-2, two Me-109s and a LaGG-5. The collection also included a Lisunov Li-2 which was since restored to airworthy condition, thus becoming the only airworthy exemplar of the kind.
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  • Szolnok is about 1.5 hours from Budapest by train. The Reptar air museum is then a 20 minute walk. The museum is modern and set out very well to cater to enthusiasts and has a lot to offer for...  more »
  • If you are an aviation buff and enjoy getting close to old cold war MiG's and Sukhois, this is a place you don't want to miss. Szolnok is located an hour and a half of driving distance from Budapest.....  more »
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  • I have spent about 2 hours in this fascinating museum. It was excellently prepared and presented. What exhibition items are original and very engaging. I would like to draw your attention to the the restaurant because the food is very very good priced and tasty also the museum shop is well equipped.
  • Very modern and interaktive. 4 hours spent tried everything even the 4D cinema and the flying simulator. I can only recommend this place. Awsome family program!
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