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Museo del Aire, Madrid
(4.3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Military history and aircraft enthusiasts appreciate Museo del Aire, a national aviation museum housing hundreds of weapons, documents, and aircraft. Learn about more than 20 planes and helicopters on display, most of them ex-military, and watch for the Cessna 310--the space suit used by Cuba's first cosmonaut. When you're finished viewing the indoor exhibitions, head out back to see the Granma Memorial, a glass structure featuring the yacht that transported Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries from Mexico to Cuba for the revolution. The outdoor displays also feature a Soviet tank destroyer and the engine of a U.S. Lockheed U-2 spy plane shot down during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Add Museo del Aire to your Madrid travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Madrid trip itinerary planner.
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  • How carnal nephew of young Republican pilot Sergeant 24 years Antonio González Flórez (s) one of the six crew members of the famous aircraft Potez 540, letter F, C/N 4219 registration with the legend on the right side: "HERE TE ESPERO" and perfect knowing of this bomber for obvious reasons, I would remind the sr.director of air museum to figure where the piece of fuselage of the device in question and was picked how "war trophy" by the then Captain Angel Salas Larrazábal and given to Colonel Larrauri; There are various absurdities and inaccuracies that need to be corrected. The visiting public has right to know the truth. I am at your disposal to show you feasibly destroyed what here say. My email is: garciagonzalezoctavio@yahoo.es and my telephone number: 669116934.
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  • We have been a group of 20 people, 10 adults and 10 children. The spectacular Museum, there are many aircraft from various eras and fantastic. Very well kept and very well explained its history in the information panels. There are even a couple of them that let you upload for the children "enjoy", and I say "enjoy" in quotation marks because YOU CAN'T. There are people over there belonging to the Museum to watch a little facilities and that the gent5e be careful, but clear, they have to take into account that CHILDREN are GOING. WHO WANT TO ENJOY, PLAY AND SEE. Understand that if they are doing the hooligan have them to draw attention, but BY stepping ON THE GRASS... come on man. Quite pleased overall except for these incidents. They should have a little more than venebolencia with children already that that let's the Muser is to take the kids and enjoy, NOT FOR THAT we HAVE ONE PERSON BEHIND ALL THE TIME SAYING... NOT BE TOUCH, NO IS PISA. THEY ARE CHILDREN. Otherwise very good, all very curious aircraft and a lot of them. A museum to visit.
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  • The first thing to keep in mind when visiting the air museum is the only possible access to the Museum is via the A5. I will not happen come with GPS Navigator for you leads to cut access. I second that it should be noted that the Museum presents tour (spectacular) aviation history, from its origins early 20TH S, until the end of that century, therefore refrain from people who are not fond of the theme. Show all types of aircraft, both military and civilian; Special mention of the autogyro's Juan de la Cierva, origin of the helicopter, and other so many models with some historical significance worthy of mention. Visit very interesting.
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  • Museum of old planes. Good place for airplane enthusiast. They charge 3 euros for the entrance fee.
  • I really love it. If you like airplanes, you have to go. They have a very good collection there. The entrance is free.
  • hard to get there ,i used metro cuatro vientos and walk to, about 10min near by rail fance but great place for plane fanatics 1 euro for adults and free for kids and best cafe in cantine :) trudno sie dostac do muzeum ale warto ja wybralem metro cuatro vientos i pozniej pieszo wzdluz plotu kolejowego jest scieszka dla pieszych moze 10 minut pieszo super muzeum jesli ktos lubi takie rzeczy michal moz od magdy
  • Nice place to view big amount of planes and immerse into the history of aviation. Keep in mind that nobody there speaks English and you can't get audioguide here.
  • It has been home to a total of 150 different aircraft (planes, helicopters) as well as an exhibition with uniforms, medals, engines, models, weapons and other aviation related artefacts.