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Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Lexington

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The permanent collection at Aviation Museum of Kentucky includes photos, documents, training equipment, and aircraft. Many items displayed and stored here were donated by members of the Aviation History Roundtable, a group of aviation enthusiasts founded in the 1970s. The facility includes a workshop for airplane restoration projects, a library, and a gift shop. As you explore the exhibit space, look for the replica of a 1908 Quadruplane, the first aircraft made and flown in Kentucky. To visit Aviation Museum of Kentucky on your holiday in Lexington, and find out what else Lexington has to offer, use our Lexington.
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  • Two full hangers full of planes. It was beautiful. The plaques and notations on the pieces need some work but otherwise a great way to spend a rainy day. It was cool that they had an observation area....  more »
  • Well worth seeing. There are two hangers. One has military aircraft: vintage jet fighter planes and attack helicopters from bygone eras. The other hanger has vintage civilian aircraft. I got a...  more »
  • This was an unexpected pleasure. Lots of things to see and lots of very friendly and knowledgeable people to show you around. You can actually get in some of the planes. The fun thing was to “fly” in the flight simulators. Nice gift shop. Lots of parking.
  • This is a great museum. The exhibits are pleasantly surprising for this area. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. The Aviation Camp they host is phenomenal. Hands on navigation, flight sim, and piloting. I highly recommend visiting and/or signing up for their camp(s). Educational as well as fun.

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