Patuxent River Naval Air Museum and Visitor Center

The aviation museum dedicated to the scientific and technological story of U.S. Naval Aviation research, development, testing and evaluation; museum store and more than 25 aircraft on display.


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22156 Three Notch Rd
Lexington Park, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group-Friendly
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by jennifergI1723OQ

May 17, 2021


Great fun for the whole family

It is so awesome to get close to all the planes and helicopters. There is a lot of information. If you are lucky you can see the planes from NAS Pax River flying over.

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Rated 5 by Aggie7214

September 22, 2020


Good place to get up close to aircraft

A very good museum to visit to get up close to a variety of aircraft. I just visited again after over 5 years since the last visit. They have a new visitor's center etc. However due to the COVID...

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Rated 4 by The_Wanderer1992

August 23, 2020


Interesting Museum

While going home from a state park, I saw signs for this museum and a bunch of planes sitting out back of it. As a fan of aviation history, I decided to stop here with my husband. He is not a big fan...

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