Air Force Armament Museum, Fort Walton Beach

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From the early days of biplanes to the jet era, Air Force Armament Museum houses a huge collection of historical aircraft and weaponry. The museum’s main attractions include the legendary P-51 Mustang, arguably the ultimate piston-powered fighter, and the SR-71 Blackbird, which soared at record-breaking speeds and altitudes. Aircraft are displayed both inside and outside the building. Explore the museum's collection of bombs and missiles, featuring World War I hand grenades, laser-guided bunker busters, and more. Track the history of machine guns used in air combat and anti-aircraft defense. Admission to the museum is free, but donations are welcome. See Air Force Armament Museum and all Fort Walton Beach has to offer by arranging your trip with our Fort Walton Beach family vacation planner.
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  • The Air Force Armament Museum is a great place to visit, especially if you are a history or military buff. The museum is packed with artifacts both inside and out. I was very impressed with the range ...  more »
  • Kids and I loved it! They had a promotion ceremony goin on and let anyone watch. Great artifacts. And it's free to go in and look around. The lady in the gift shop was very nice and helpful!  more »
  • Our grandson loves his jets and helicopters. This museum offers an outdoor viewing area of a variety of war planes AND an indoor (so you can get out of the Florida heat) museum of more war memoribelia...  more »
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  • Excellent small museum with both interesting aircraft and aircraft weaponry. Good history of the evolution aircraft weapons from the hand-tossed grenades of WWI bi-planes to today's smart weapons and drones.
  • We got to see a retirement ceremony. Very informative. Nice displays. Highly recommended
  • This place is a great take especially on a rainy day. They had a lot more than I expected. A great history lesson as well.
  • This is a great museum. The outside has numerous static displays of Air Force weapons and Fighters / bombers from all eras. The inside is packed full of airplanes Air Force memorabilia stories and tributes to our heroes. It is free and a must-see
  • Absolutely love this place! My son(10 yrs old), husband, and I spent a few hours looking at everything. My son usually gets bored easily, but I had to promise we would come back. He didn't want to leave!

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