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MAPS Air Museum, North Canton

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The MAPS Air Museum, run by the Military Aircraft Preservation Society, is located at the Akron-Canton Regional Airport in Green, Ohio, USA.OverviewThe museum displays aircraft in a former US National Guard hangar. The museum currently has over 20 aircraft and a collection of rare artifacts, including: C-47 Skytrain, Mig-17, F-14 Tomcat, F-84, F-100D, B-26 Marauder, F-4 Phantom, S-2 Tracker, 0-2 Skymaster, C-37 Tweet, Vought Corsair 2, F-11 Tiger, as well as two aircraft from the Goodyear Rubber Company located in Akron.The museum has a cabin from a Goodyear blimp on display in the hangar. The museum also has three helicopters, two of which are on display for visitors to see. The helicopters on display, a Kiowa and a Cobra (both manufactured by Bell Helicopter), fought in the Vietnam war. Most of the aircraft are on loan from the US Airforce or Navy for restoration purposes.
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  • We visited on a rainy day so the museum was not busy and we could see the outdoor exhibits so that was a disadvantage but what we saw inside was fun. As someone else said, "very kid friendly". Our gra...  more »
  • Lots of hands on things to do for your kids. Not overwhelming and large so you can see everything in a couple of hours. Very friendly people that work/volunteer there - eager to answer questions  more »
  • Having seen the Air & Space Museum in Washington DC it is hard to go to other air museums. BUT, with that said, this is the little museum that could!!! They have great static displays and presentation...  more »
  • This far exceeded my expectations. The planes, helicopters, and extensive other exhibits were fantastic. We had a guided tour by Bill Cody (He works Wednesdays). He shared an incredible amount of knowledge over the course of our 2-3 hour tour. He was full of interesting facts and lots of stories. We had several children in our group and they really enjoyed it as well. Highly recommend and ask for the tour guide!
  • Super friendly staff, free knowledgeable tour guide. Super reasonable cost of admission. Excellent displays and variety of aircraft for a smaller museum. Definitely worth the visit.
  • Great tour guides or you can walk around on your own. Have been there a few times and has not ever been crowded.
  • Blimey!! This is a "faire dinkum'" place mates. If any of you blokes ever get to the Akron Canton Ohio area it is definitely worth the trip, especially for any of the US Military personnel or veterans.
  • As I walked among the military air craft, I thought of the brave men who flew these awesome aircraft. Protecting our country. The Maps Museum gives you a little history in different branches of the service, with there guided tours. GREAT!!