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Silent Wings Museum, Lubbock

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Silent Wings Museum, "The Legacy of The World War II Glider Pilots," is a museum in Lubbock, Texas. The museum is housed in the former tower and terminal building of Lubbock's airport during the 1950s, and 1960s.
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  • I never realized how much gliders were a part of WWII before visiting this museum. I only thought they were used on D-Day. The museum sits on the actual training bases from that era and is filled.....  more »
  • Well spent afternoon.. The exhibits are great and the museum is very clean and organized. I will go there again soon  more »
  • Combine your ticket with a Buddy Holly Museum visit for a significant discount. Buddy Holly Museum is right in the downtown, so you may prefer to get your tickets there before going to Silent Wings.  more »
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  • Great place to bring the little ones. They were able to witness and learn about Gliders and the impact they had on US history. It's not an interactive museum- was a little bummer, but understandable. Come check this out if you're in town. If you visit the Buddy Holly Museum first, you receive a 50% off entry fee coupon. Worth it!
  • This is a little known but fabulous museum. Gliders played an important role in WWII and they have done an outstanding job of laying out the timeline and role played. The exhibits are fantastic, and don't miss the short move. Them museum has one of the remaining glider on display. Great for all ages.
  • Went for their annual D-Day weekend celebration (free admission + various community groups exhibiting). Wonderful place to spend the afternoon in good company and learn about gliders and D-Day in general. Their 45 minute D-Day video is a must see as well. Good job city of Lubbock!
  • I love history and museums. Silent Wings is packed with memorabilia, personal letters and stories bringing history to life. I will be going back.
  • We didn’t know it existed but thanks to Buddy Holly we learned about it. Great to know about this history. A super place to visit.
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