Air Force Armament Museum, Fort Walton Beach

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. Use our Fort Walton Beach road trip planning website to add Air Force Armament Museum and other attractions to your Fort Walton Beach vacation plans.
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  • Loved it, huge variety of large airplanes outside to examine with large information signs with history and description. Inside is photos, more planes, various weaponry, missiles and a gun room. I saw ...  more »
  • He was hesitant about going, but pulling in he was amazed by all the planes outside. Was a little busy inside due to the school field trips. The interactive things were beat up and was not in working ...  more »
  • Not a small place by any means....I only looked at the outside exhibits (where there are some fantastic aircraft and related weaponry). Of particular note is the combination of the old and new. WWII a...  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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