Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, San Diego

4.5
#20 of 32 in Museums in San Diego
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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  • June 24, 2017
    It's free, but they accept donations which we happily contributed. Parking is very accessible and also free. With all that being said, the museum and airplane display is VERY interesting. I learned a ...  more »
  • June 10, 2017
    We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum. Give yourselves time to see the aircraft displayed outdoors-- bring sunscreen and a hat! The indoor exhibits are compact, acc...  more »
  • April 1, 2017
    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! A...  more »
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  • June 18, 2017
    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.
  • July 1, 2017
    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.
  • April 1, 2017
    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
  • July 7, 2017
    Nice museum, not crowded. A few of the more possibly lesser known Marine operated aircraft types. Knowledgeable docents.
  • June 29, 2017
    Awesome and historical museum. I loved the stories that the gentleman told me and my son. Loved it!

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