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Air Mobility Command Museum

When you go to school to be an Archivist or Historian, one of the lessons taught is focus when planning an exhibit—or even a Museum.  I like a museum that has a purpose that tries to show a time, a mission and more.   The Pax River Museum is a good example.  Another is 134 miles north, about a two hours drive from Pax River. The Air Mobility Command Museum is located adjacent to Dover Air Force Base.

The AMC Museum is charged with showing the history of the United States’ Air Force’s ability to project men, material, and supplies across the globe.  It has a very complete collection of the aircraft that have transported everything from food stuffs to presidents. Read More…

Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum

Located just west of the main entrance for Kennedy Space Center, the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum (VAC) is in its self a hidden gem. The museum is not located right next to the 405 but just a short half-mile drive through the trees on Tico Road. VAC is located on the ground of Space Coast Regional Airport (KTIX) where you can taxi right up to the Warbird Ramp making for a fun flying destination.

As you can guess from the name of the museum, the focus is on warbirds, in fact they only have one non-warbird in their collection, a Stuart 51. The VAC has an impressive collection of US Navy aircraft including an F-14 Tomcat, F-18 Hornet, F-8 Crusader, and A-6 Intruder.

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