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Silent Wings Museum, Lubbock

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  • Wonderful museum - did a great job of telling the history behind the use of gliders in World War 2. I have been to several other CAF museums and didn't know they had one dedicated to gliders. Exhibits...  more »
  • The Silent Wings Museum, is a museum dedicated to the history of Gliders used in World War II. The Lubbock airport was used as a training base for the glider pilots. It was really an awesome museum th...  more »
  • We stumbled upon this exhibit while passing through Lubbock. It's easy to find, right off the highway by the airport. Very well out together exhibit showing the contribution of glider pilots during th...  more »
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  • Spent two hours recently touring this wonderful museum. Covers a lot of WWII history that most people are not aware of. The museum people were very helpful and we actually found references to my brother-in-law's father who was a glider pilot during the war. Robert Hills participated in Operation Market Garden and he is in their database. Thoroughly enjoyed my time there and will eventually bring my B.I.L. back so that he can talk directly with the museum folks. Was able to share some history about how the Steinway Piano Company made glider parts during the war. Well worth the money!
  • Spent an hour going through this important military museum. I had heard of gliders being used in WWII but learned so much here where pilots trained. Watch the video first and then enjoy the displays, arms, and planes. A very well put together museum.
  • Great place to visit! Very special place to spend some time.
  • I only had a short time to visit but thoroughly enjoyed this museum. I thought the displays were informative and well done. As a former Link Simulation employee I was really surprised to discover they have a very nice early model Link Blue Box simulator display. Very cool to see one in such nice shape with a great display detailing get how it was used for training WWII pilots. I hope to get a chance to go back a revisit this museum when I have more time to spend.
  • I enjoyed it. The museum focuses on the important role of US Gliders during the World War 2. Very well displayed artifacts in incredible good shape. A real glider is even displayed inside. If you visit Lubbock, this is a good stop.

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