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MAPS Air Museum, North Canton

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The MAPS Air Museum is an aviation museum in Green, Ohio, United States. Run by the Military Aviation Preservation Society, it is located off SR241 on the west side of the Akron-Canton Regional Airport.
The museum holds more than 50 aircraft, most on loan from the U.S. Air Force or Navy for restoration. It also has two aircraft from the Goodyear Rubber Company. The aircraft are displayed in a former U.S. Air National Guard hangar and on an adjacent tarmac.

Its collection of rare artifacts includes the gondola from the "Spirit of Akron", a Goodyear blimp.

The museum's Gallery of Heroes room holds detailed models and period items from wars. Various displays highlight Pearl Harbor (artifacts include a piece of the battleship Arizona), The Tuskegee Airmen, Rosie the Riveter, and include items on loan from members of the museum and community who fought in wars.

The museum's library maintains and preserves institutional records and collects, preserves, and makes available images, literature, manuscripts, memoirs, diaries, books, and oral histories relating to military history. The library collection is open to the public with admission to the museum. Members may check books out.

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  • Yes, I give this museum an Excellent rating but with one big question.. The day we were there, several volunteers were lovingly painting a few of the planes and performing maintenance. The love and.....  more »
  • Born, raised & currently residing in Green, I never took the opportunity to visit the MAPS museum. Now, with my own family, I’m glad we took a day to do so. My wife and I took our daughter, who loves....  more »
  • We took the tour and our guide made such a difference! So much to see with awesome pieces of history! So grateful for those that serve and have served our country. This museum is a must see. Love all the flowers out front!
  • The staff was very friendly, and seemed to enjoy to answer questions. It's not the largest collection of old aircraft, but it's a good couple of hours worth of exploring and checking things out. Longer if you want to read / listen to the plaques in front of the displays.

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