History Buffs Will Love The Airplane Tours Offered At This Unique Delaware Museum

Have you ever wondered what it was like to take to the sky during World War I, World War II, or any of America’s modern wars? In Dover, you can tour fascinating, historic aircraft that fought for our freedom and hear first-hand experiences from the veterans that crewed them. The Air Mobility Command Museum on the Dover Air Force Base is one museum that everyone in the state will absolutely love.

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The AMC’s Open Cockpit Days are the best time to tour, and there are three left for the year! Join the Museum’s tour guides on August 18th, September 15th, October 20th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. (weather permitting) to learn about the most fascinating planes to ever take flight. Guides will be waiting for you in open aircraft and will tell you their stories. Many of the tour guides are retired crew, so you’ll get a truly personalized experience when you hear their tales. Point your GPS to 1301 Heritage Rd., Dover AFB, DE 19902 and look out for the brown signs that point the way to the Museum’s gated entrance.

There’s still a lot of time left in the summer to knock the Air Mobility Command Center off your summer bucket list! Once you’ve scheduled your visit, take a look at 12 Unforgettable Things You Must Add To Your Delaware Summer Bucket List and make sure you have the best summer yet.