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Palm Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs

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Home to one of the largest displays of World War II aviation history, Palm Springs Air Museum honors the many contributions that U.S. pilots and citizens made towards winning the war. The collection includes a B-17 Flying Fortress, a F-16 Falcon, a F4F Wildcat, and a variety of other antique warbirds. No ropes or barriers separate visitors from exhibits. In addition to the three main air-conditioned hangars displaying 29 aircraft, relevant artwork, and other artifacts, there is a simulation center, a theater, a research library, and an airstrip, where flight demonstrations take place occasionally. With knowledgeable staff and a variety of hands-on activities, this museum will offer you a glimpse into this significant event in world history. Add Palm Springs Air Museum to your Palm Springs travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Palm Springs family vacation planner.
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  • Interesting Place to go especially if you love aircraft. There are several planes that you can touch an actually go inside in the left hanger. The right hanger has this Great small display of Peal Har...  more »
  • Don't miss this well-run and informative museum! Powerful day and experience! The docents are well-trained and helpful. The planes on display speak volumes about our history!  more »
  • We were fortunate enough to take an Uber over to the air museum on memorial day. The museum was crowded with visitors and there were many speeches,displays and recognitions having to do with Memorial ...  more »
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  • First time at the Palm Spring air Museum and we all loved it. We spent about 5 hours not only looking at all the aircrafts and artifact, but also had an outstanding personal tour of the b-17. The volunteers are so great to talk to and to learn from. I will return in the future again. 👍
  • New hangar for Korean and Vietnam war planes. Very helpful docents. Models of the warships and carriers are so detailed. See if you can find the initials of the husband and wife who made them. A great gem.
  • Wow, a gem!! A great collection of aircraft and aviation materials. Friendly and helpful staff and volunteers. The library is amazing, a great selection of book and reference material. Try the flight simulators!!
  • This is a stunning museum. Incredible aircraft and amazing staff (many of whom are veterans with incredible stories). This is a must visit for any fans of history or aviation.
  • The indoor exhibits are great, but the aircraft on the ramp outside are my favorite. I could spend hours here, but even youngsters will enjoy several hours here.