Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, San Diego

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The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is located at Building T, 4203 Anderson Avenue, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, California. The museum contains exhibits and artifacts relating to the history and legacy of United States Marine Corps Aviation. The outdoor exhibits include approximately 30 vintage aircraft, multiple military vehicles and equipment as well as a vast range of historical items inside the museum building.
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  • As a military and air combat enthusiast, I took time to visit the museum on a quiet thursday morning. The docents are pleasant and knowledgeable and some of the old timers really had a long history of...  more »
  • My father served in the Marine Air Wing during W W ll, and I in Vietnam. This experience for me went full circle. Inside and outside displays are great, and the staff are retired Marines or Vets that ...  more »
  • It's great to be able to see all the aircraft in one place but sad to see them in such bad condition. Many are wasting away and the interiors are in horrible shape. If there is no immediate plan for t...  more »
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  • Easy access, free parking, friendly staff, and nice layout. The museum is rather small, but it is very nice. The tour guides are very helpful and enjoyable. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the open cockpit displays with guides available to answer questions.
  • My five year old son loved it. Super cool to see the planes and tanks up close. Free but a donation is suggested. Gift store is a little pricey but typical of a gift store.
  • This is a neat little gem that I had never heard of til I drove by one day. They have 27 aircraft- prop, jet, and helicopter. They even have a Iraqi helicopter that was captured during the Gulf War! All the staff are volunteers and are knowledgeable and friendly. It's a free museum that has a suggested donation of $5- well worth it
  • Nice museum, not crowded. A few of the more possibly lesser known Marine operated aircraft types. Knowledgeable docents.
  • Awesome and historical museum. I loved the stories that the gentleman told me and my son. Loved it!

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