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 4 by ARL2601

March 06, 2022



Well worth the $9 adult admission ($7 military). Thorough but not overwhelming indoor exhibits and of course the flight line is the big draw - to be able to walk right up to classic aircraft. Helpful...

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Rated 5 by Rob H

August 09, 2021

Rob H

Awesome Experience

Thoroughly enjoyed visit. Excellent well kept displays, both inside and outside. Unlike many air museums, able to walk-up and touch them. Loved the hands on mock-up trainers and simulators. Very...

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Rated 5 by Jennifer G

May 17, 2021

Jennifer G

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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