Bloomington, Illinois: Prairie Aviation Museum

Mostly indoors. There's an outdoor selection of fenced-in fighter jets with steps that enable paying customers to peek into the cockpits.
Address:
2929 E Empire St., Bloomington, IL
Directions:
South side of Rt. 9 off Carnahan Dr.
Phone:
309-663-7632
Admission:
Adults $5, 6-11 $2, members free.
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Jet Park.

Prairie Aviation Museum

Features fighter jets: Grumman F-14D Tomcat, Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star, McDonnell-Douglas A-4M Skyhawk, North American F-100 Super Sabre, Northrop T-38A Talon, Vought A-7A Corsair II, McDonnell-Douglas F-4N Phantom II, Cessna 310, and helicopters: Bell AH-1J SeaCobra, Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) Hughes 269A . You can see right off of Rt. 9.

PAM is a family-friendly museum, where visitors can touch displays and aircraft and visit with members who flew and maintained the aircraft in the Air Park.

[Doug, 11/30/2013]

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