Granite Falls, Minnesota: Fagen Fighters WWII Museum

Inside hangars and WWII quonset hut: D-Day Utah Beach scene, fighter planes and military mannequins. WWII control tower. Opened 2011.
2450 540th St., Site I, Granite Falls, MN
South of town via MN-23. Airport Rd at airport.
Tu-Sa 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Suggested donation: $10.
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Fagen Fighters WWII Museum

Ok, I have to say upfront that I am not at all interested in planes... We stopped for my husband. But this was a really interesting, and surprisingly large, museum. Almost all the planes are still able to fly and there are air shows during the summer. Already planning a return trip!

[LamFam, 07/12/2016]

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Fagen Fighters WWII Museum

Three full hangars of working WWII planes and displays. Hangar One has the trainer planes, a glider, some vehicles and a stray WWI bi-plane and a small gift shop. It also connects to the machine shop where planes that are undergoing inspection are being worked on. Hangar Two has planes, artwork, D-Day landing bronze work and library; Hangar Three has more planes, displays and a Holocaust train car shipped from Germany. Behind the hangars is a control tower you can climb, and a bunker.

[M Nuytten, 06/12/2016]

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