Florida’s Air Force Armament Museum

Up on Florida’s Panhandle is Eglin Air Force Base located not far from Fort Walton Beach. The base is home to the Air Force’s 96th Test Wing and a very interesting museum. The Air Force Armament Museum at Eglin is the only museum in the world dedicated to the collection, preservation and exhibition of artifacts and memorabilia associated with Air Force Armament and their delivery aircraft and systems.

Puff The Magic Dragon

Open to the public the museum exhibits over 29 different aircraft on its grounds and inside, including an AC-130, B-17, B-25, B-52, P-51, A-10, F-15, F-16, F-100, F-101, and additional aircraft from the WWII era through to today. There are hundreds of pieces of armament on display with some included in a large gun collection, along with bombs and missiles that include the Sparrow, Sidewinder, a Bunker Buster and the MOAB (nicknamed the “mother of all bombs”.

The museum is open every day from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM including most holidays

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