Military Aviation Museum, Virginia Beach

4.8
#2 of 8 in Museums in Virginia Beach
Home to one of the largest collections of warbirds, Military Aviation Museum displays planes from all over the world, including some of the first-ever war planes. Many of them surround a U.S. Air Force hangar that's been converted into the attraction's main museum. Almost every plane has been restored for flying by the Fighter Factory and the Aviation Institute of Maintenance. Check the website for a schedule of air shows, which include planes from World War I and World War II. A reference library and exhibit of artifacts tell the stories of the planes on display outside. Plan your Military Aviation Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Virginia Beach using our Virginia Beach holiday planner.
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  • An absolutely fantastic museum. Where did all these aircraft and memorabilia come from? My friend and I were swept away with what we experienced. When America gets it's act together and conquers...  more »
  • On our travels we have visited many aviation museums and this has to be the best so far because the planes were well spaced out making it very easy to take pictures. It claims to be one of the...  more »
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  • Absolutely fantastic museum. Mark N. and Brian were full of stories about the planes and their history. There were so many volunteers and everyone is attentive and knowledgeable. Opportunities to see and hear some of the planes take off. Inside spot to cool off with a vending machine and drink options in the gift shop. There's a free dinosaur park at the entrance to walk around, too. Plenty of parking spots. Overall a fantastic experience!
  • A hidden gem! So many airplanes to see and the volunteers have so many stores to share. We took the guided tour as well as the self guided. Unlike many museums, you are able to walk around the entire airplane up close. They also fly the planes frequently. Highly recommend.
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