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MAPS Air Museum, North Canton

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#30 of 123 in Museums in Ohio
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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  • September 7, 2017
    We were part of a group that used the museum as a venue for a dinner. Extremely interesting and glad we participated as we probably would not have see it on our own. Docents are dedicated and passiona...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    The medical hospital was unique I'm so glad we went since my husband was in. Viet Nam! It was easy to find and didn't really cost that much if you were old like us!  more »
  • September 5, 2017
    Allow at LEAST two hours to visit this museum. We had to rush through because we arrived late and will definitely need a return trip to examine all of the exhibits. The planes [both inside and outside...  more »
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  • June 11, 2017
    Amazing history here , staff were very friendly , can get up close and even in some planes. Wonderful experience and will be going back , so much to see and read and want to watch some videos from the Veterens who have things in the museum. Very fair prices and worth the trip!!
  • June 13, 2017
    A very nice place to spend an afternoon, with many, many planes. See engines, whole aircraft and even sit in a cockpit. Probably a place more suited to older children as its a lot of reading and walking. Low admition fee of only 10 dollars too.
  • June 9, 2017
    Excellent museum! Lots of planes, lots of history. The Heroes room is so humbling and important. We must always remember those who have served.
  • June 21, 2017
    Great place and my toddler absolutely loved it! Can't wait to go back again!
  • May 29, 2017
    It inspiring educational and informational. So proud of every man and woman who have served and are serving

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