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Commemorative Air Force Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great for Aircraft Buffs

Visited this place as part of Falcon Field Open House event. They have vintage aircraft inside and... read more

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Rick P

I am an Air Force Vet and former Board member of a WW2 museum. I found this museum to be top... read more

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The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum is one of Phoenix’s top-rated attractions. You can learn how airplanes were used throughout the history of combat and feel the radial engines on our Warbirds rumble as they come to life. Our museum is home...more
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2017 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2401
+1 480-924-1940
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited this place as part of Falcon Field Open House event. They have vintage aircraft inside and outside, with other historical artifacts on display. It's the size of a Target store, or so. You will get up close and personal with some neat equipment.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rick P
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am an Air Force Vet and former Board member of a WW2 museum. I found this museum to be top notch! A really nice static display of aircraft and a few vehicles in Hanger #1. Then you can walk out where a lot of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank I6937YDbillm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

CAF is an operating museum with an excellent selection of vintage planes from WW 1 through Vietnam. Some are static displays but many are available for rides on weekends. The B-17 and Texan are especially impressive. If docent Bob is available, you are in for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guide was vreat. He knew his stuff. So many things to see and read. Love all the planes and the story behind them all

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ray h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place. Very informative. Kids get to crawl around inside of planes. Can take your time. Plans are inside under roof.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Coyleen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend wanted to see the planes in Tucson and saw in an Arizona magazine an advertisement for this museum. As it was closer to where we are, we decided to go and were not disappointed! On the contrary, as it is smaller than Pima,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MontrealMermaid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are lots of aircraft on display, from WWI to Vietnam. Stearman Biplane to F4 Phantom, even a couple of Russian MIGs. There are several planes that still fly. You can book a flight on a B-17. Most of the volunteer are military veterans and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TxWaccamaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tons of volunteers & veterans sharing stories and explaining the aircraft and their impacts during service. Beautiful facility with surprising access to the insides of many of the planes and into the maintenance areas outside. Great visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During Dec.21, 2018 my wife, blind brother, and I visited the Commemorative Air Force Museum in Mesa, AZ. We had a very nice experience. I called ahead of time and made arrangements for my brother to have a hands-on tour. Dennis Lemon indicated there would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DaveEAndreaL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a long time private pilot I have always been interested in WWII aircraft. The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) is a national organization that has been in business for over 50 years. Their mission is to preserve and fly these amazing war machines. Mesa is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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2 June 2015|
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Response from Rose S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not get back sooner,however another reader has answered the question. Worth every penny and they also have some very nice gift items.
23 February 2015|
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Response from Roy C | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours, longer if on a weekend and it is crowded.