Pima Air & Space Museum

Pima Air & Space Museum

Science Museum, History Museum, and Museum
6000 E Valencia Rd (btw Craycroft & Wilmot), Tucson, AZ 85756, United States
Closed until 9:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
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    K12 Inc
    "museum’s collection of 300 aircraft and 125,000 artifacts"(7 Tips)
    Bob M.
    "AZ is one of the largest air and space museums in the world"(5 Tips)
    Mary M.
    "Kolb Road by the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base."(2 Tips)
    William M.
    "second largest air and space museum only to the Smithsonian."(2 Tips)
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  • Kayo S.

    I'm not particularly into planes or WWII memorabilia, but I enjoyed it here nonetheless. Worth a look if you're in the area.

    Kayo S. · December 31, 2015
  • Kate M.

    This is worth the $15 to get in. Examples of any plane you can think of? Check! Top gun plane? Yep! I don't necessarily have a special interest in airplanes, but this was worth the visit!

    Kate Mcgillin · December 28, 2015
  • Chris F.

    Two WW2 buildings, a 787 , and a blackbird - lots of great planes to see

    Chris F · September 13, 2015
  • Angry G.

    It's in Arizona and the buildings are NOT air conditioned. Pales in comparison to the Air Force museum in Dayton.

    Angry German · August 22, 2015
  • Joanna P.

    If you go on the AMARG tour, sit on the right side of the bus.

    Joanna Poe · August 20, 2015
  • Josh S.

    Nice place, lots of air crafts

    Josh Swanson · June 19, 2015
  • Kiel

    Lots of walking indoors and out, so be sure you have comfortable shoes. Don't forget to look up!

    Kiel · April 12, 2015
  • Ethan M.

    A great place to check out the past.

    Ethan Miller · March 7, 2015
  • M. R.

    Great place to witness human ingenuity. One of the best flight museums in the nation. Great photography spot

    M. R. · February 14, 2015
  • Chrissy K.

    awesome day

    Chrissy Kapp · January 28, 2015
  • Ayo L.

    Absolutely awesome. Take a couple of hours and explore.

    Ayo Lawson · September 1, 2014
  • Jim F.

    A lot of fun. Definitely wear sunscreen and comfortable walking shoes.

    Jim Fisher · May 19, 2014
  • Doug B.

    Would love to bring my Grandfather here. RIP Pops.

    Doug Bruhnke · February 19, 2014
  • Jacob S.

    this place is Awesome

    Jacob Seegmiller · February 7, 2014
  • Hussain A.

    this is an awesome place, I've been there a lot

    Hussain AlManasif · January 18, 2014
  • Kelly H.

    The volunteers and guides here are amazing. Take advantage of their in-depth knowledge and ask them about the aircraft. And take the tram to hear even more!

    Kelly H. · December 31, 2013
  • Matt S.

    Awesome place to collect mad Fitbit points. See *everything*.

    Matt Shobe · December 29, 2013
  • William M.

    If you ever get a chance to visit Tucson this is a must see. It's the second largest air and space museum only to the Smithsonian.

    William Mitchell · December 21, 2013
  • Holiday Inn T.

    A great place to stop by when in Tucson! Whether you're an airplane aficionado or not there is TONS to see here!

    Holiday Inn Tucson · October 23, 2013
  • Ann B.

    Take one of the guided walking tours - many of the guides are ex-fighter pilots and such! They know & love what they're talking about.

    Ann Byrne · August 19, 2013
  • Todd M.

    One of the best air museums in the united states across from the BoneYard

    Todd Meedel · June 6, 2013
  • Bob M.

    The Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, AZ is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, and is the largest non-government funded aviation museum.

    Bob M · April 14, 2013
  • Anthony S.

    Awesome collection of planes!

    Anthony Susana · April 6, 2013
  • Tom J.

    Super cool if your interested in history.

    Tom Jacobson · April 5, 2013
  • Kathleen T.

    Walking through the outdoor displays is amazing. Tram only if you need it!

    Kathleen Torchia · January 29, 2013
  • Diana

    Free docent-led walking tours twice a day!

    Diana · September 10, 2012
  • Johan

    Wow, they got a REAL cessna 120! Omg omg omg!

    Johan · September 2, 2012
  • Hannah

    Take the walking tour, it's free with admission and the docents are awesome!

    Hannah · September 2, 2012
  • ilYa D.

    if you like planes, this is your place. some veteran staff working who love to chat and answer questions

    ilYa Dvilyanski · June 23, 2012
  • Peter G.

    This museum is an ideal location to take a bus tour to see the operations and retired planes near an Air Force Base for $7! Read more to find out about other fascinating venues for airport museums. Read more

    Peter Greenberg · May 17, 2012
  • A. D.

    Sunscreen provided for free in the bathrooms and when u get outside.

    A. Dup · May 12, 2012
  • Philip L.

    Food is fantastic, but pricey. At least the profits go to the museum.

    Philip Lacovara · March 16, 2012
  • suzanne b.

    Most of the displays are outside, so plan accordingly.

    suzanne budd · February 8, 2012
  • Jenna L.

    The 390th Memorial Museum is wonderful and heartbreaking. Definitely check it out.

    Jenna Lacovara · January 28, 2012
  • Chris G.

    Home to SR-71A, serial number 61-7951

    Chris G · January 8, 2012
  • David V.

    The food is above average compared to other restaurants. A complete meal averages $10, also allows a wide view of the museum's aircraft yard.

    David Velasquez · December 19, 2011
  • GE Aviation

    With over 300 aircrafts, you don’t want to miss out on the Lockheed SR-71 A Blackbird in Hangar 1 South … this is the only aircraft to exceed Mach 3!

    GE Aviation · October 4, 2011
  • Inland K.

    This place is pretty cool. You get to see all the old bombers and some newer ones that have been designated for the graveyard.

    Inland Kenworth of Tucson · September 23, 2011
  • Christina C.

    Day trip, interesting if you like that kinda thing....I liked it and I am not really into air and space stuff, affordable. There is a shuttle ($7-$9) that will ride you around the "bone Yard"

    Christina Craig · September 17, 2011
  • Mary M.

    Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. You can also see some of the 4,000 military and civilian aircraft by driving along the fence on Kolb Road by the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

    Mary McGurn · September 4, 2011
  • The Ritz-Carlton

    The aircraft exhibits at Pima Air & Space Museum are wonderful, but it’s the bone-yard next door with 4,400 abandoned jets that will make your jaw drop. Tours are first come, first served.

    The Ritz-Carlton · August 24, 2011
  • K12 Inc

    Did you know? The museum’s collection of 300 aircraft and 125,000 artifacts is second in size and diversity only to the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Read more

    K12 Inc · July 12, 2011
  • Eric Y.

    See the Harrier jet in the yard. Even in the heat it's very cool.

    Eric York · July 7, 2011
  • LuAnn K.

    Wear comfortable shoes. There is so much fun stuff to see but you will need to do a fair amount of walking unless you take the tour tram. Read more

    LuAnn Kidd · June 13, 2011
  • Jordan C.

    Good food but unless you're rich I don't suggest feeding the family here! $45 to feed 2 adults and a 7 year old lol

    Jordan Cruze · June 8, 2011
  • Jonna D.

    Check out the SR-71!

    Jonna Douglas · May 19, 2011
  • Arun B.

    Dorothy Finley Space Gallery is worth visiting. Great hands on exploration for children.

    Arun Batchu · December 22, 2010
  • Austin D.

    AAA and Pima county resident discount!

    Austin Dashiell · December 22, 2010
  • Nate R.

    Get the membership, its worth it!!

    Nate Ross · October 4, 2010
  • Matthew B.

    Impressive collection, including Air Force and Marine presidential transports (Yup, JFK's plane is there too). Obviously, most of the collection is outside. Check the weather, come prepared.

    Matthew Boepple · June 9, 2010

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