Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson

4.8
#2 of 31 in Museums in Tucson
Pima Air and Space Museum boasts one of the world's largest aircraft collections with more than 300 commercial, private, and military planes. Study the supersonic SR-71 spy plane, the aircraft that carried the Hubble Telescope, and the world's smallest biplane. Stop by the Freedom One, the plane that flew home 55 Americans citizens imprisoned during the Iran hostage crisis. You can also visit the 390th Memorial Museum, a standalone World War II military museum. Bring water and sunscreen with you; touring the outdoor displays can mean considerable time in the sun. Make Pima Air and Space Museum a centerpiece of your Tucson vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tucson road trip planning website .
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  • This is a don’t miss attraction. Especially, if you like warbirds and military stuff. I will definitely come again. FYI the cafe has good food, too!  more »
  • We totally enjoyed this museum. There are 4 different hangers to see plans in fi it is a really hot day. For those who go early AM and before the heat arises, there are many, many more outside to see....  more »
  • If you are a fan of aircraft of all sorts, this is a great place to visit. The docents are super knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend the tram tour - it’s a great way to get an overview of the...  more »
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  • Love this museum! With 5 air conditioned hangers and the outside display. The docents are very knowledgeable and have stories of their own to tell. The aircraft are in wonderful condition, they restore the aircraft on site. If you love aviation and space travel too then you must plan a visit!
  • Have wanted to visit the Pima Air & Space Museum for a long time and I am so glad I finally did. It is a fantastic place with so much history inside the hangers and on the grounds it is for an aviation geek like me and my friend who traveled with me or anyone who wants to see and learn of the history of not only military but commercial aviation an incredible place to do it. The vast collection of planes and helicopters on display along with history of aviation that you can walk around and photograph and learn from is just such a treat you will not regret your time here. Come and enjoy some of the history of aviation in America.
  • Wow! I haven't been here for over 20 years and was pleasantly surprised by how much bigger and better it is! 3rd largest air museum in the country! Glad I got to see it! It was well worth the price of admission...oh and my 2 grandsons, 10 and 12 years old lived it too. They we're impressed by the sizes, variety and history of the aircraft there. I'm glad I went and would go again.
  • Incredible museum, a must for anyone interested in aviation, technology, space, or history. Both tickets and the grill are kind of pricey but the money is going towards something important so I dont mind. And plus the grills food is incredible with 360 degree views into the main hanger and the displays outside. A choice place for lunch. Just go, anyone will find something they find cool there.
  • Its amazing all the different planes on display! There were lots of Vets on hand that could give you all the info you wanted. It was very interesting to to talk to them and find out person information. We also took the shuttle ride, I would recomendend this, they load you up and drive you around the whole place, and again give you lots of info about hundreds of different planes. I think it was $7.00 a piece, a good deal. We also had lunch in the cafe, the food was cooked as you ordered it. (Sandwiches) . Good & reasonable. This is a must see in Tucson!
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