The Aviation Museum, Akureyri

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New Naval Air Station Entrance:

All visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum who do not possess a Department of Defense identification card will be required to enter the installation via the West Gate located off Blue Angel Parkway.

The National Naval Aviation Museum features nearly 300,000 square feet of displays and is one of the world’s largest aviation museums. Located aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station, the facility boasts more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation and is Florida’s most-visited museum. Among the countless reasons to visit, explore the new Hangar Bay One expansion, ride the thrilling MaxFlight flight simulators with 360 degree motion technology,see a variety of special exhibits as well as the drama and power of amazing Giant Screen films. The Cubi Bar Café offers a unique dining experience, and the Flight Deck Store is the perfect place to find a memento of the spirit of Naval aviation. Museum admission is free. The National Naval Aviation Museum is open daily from 9 a.m.–5 p.m., except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For more information, visit NavalAviationMuseum.org.
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  • If ever you are in Akureyri this is a must. A large modern building adjacent to the airport. We were the only visitors as it was January but we were allowed to wander and enter some of the larger airc...  more »
  • Small but very nice !!! Nice selection of some very well restored planes of Iceland's aviation history ! The staff is very friendly and fun to chat with ! Every time I am in Akureyri I stop and say HI...  more »
  • We visited the Museum as part of our trip around the Ring of Iceland. It is impressively full of relevant aircraft and really does tell the story of aviation in Iceland very well. Something for everyo...  more »
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  • A great place to visit while in Akureyri. A show and tell about the history of flight and rescue in Iceland, wich all begun in Akureyri...
  • Definitely worth a visit
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