Aircraft Historical Museum

Aircraft Historical Museum
08.45 AM
6,5
English
Civitavecchia

booking@civitavecchiaexcursion.com

Descrizione

The italian Air Force Museum was opened to the public in 1977. In terms of quality and quantity it is one of the most fascinating and largest Aviation Museum of the world.
With over 13.000 sq.mts. display area, this one of the largest Aviation museums in Europe in terms of quality and quantity (on show over 80 planes), it has one of the ost fascinating collecitions of aircraft and engines in the world.

It is located on the shore of Bracciano lake in the historical airport of Vigna di Valle where the first airship construction yards in Italy, the first Meteorogical Department, the first Italian Seaplane base and experimental centre and the first air-sea rescue base were established. This museum with over 13.000 sq.mts. display area, is one of the largest Aviation museums has on show over 80 planes, an extensive engine collection and hndreds of historical objects recounting, in chronological order, the history of Italian aviation and those great figures who contributed to it. It is composed by three big pavilions:

1) TROSTED HANGAR: is the only survivor of a set of buildings passed to Italy bt Austria- Hungary as WW1 reparations. It has on display aircraft and historical objects from the period between the early days of flight, the Flight Pioneers, and the end of WW1 (1915-1918)

2) VELO HANGAR: this area cover the period between the two world war: the Polar flights (1926-1933) the great solo and mass formation flights across the Atlantic (1919-1934); the plane from Spanish civil war (1936-1939) and the aircraft of the Italian Royal Air Force and others at the beginning of WW2.

3) BADONI HANGAR: it has on display the larger aircraft and the fighters of the Italian Royal Air Force and others used between the thirties and the end of WW2

Included

"skip the line" entrance fee
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
All taxes, fees and handling charges
English-speaking driver and transportation
Round-trip shared transfer
Lunch
Starter, main course, water, wine

Not Included

Optional gratuities
licensed guide

Info

This tour require minimum 2 partecipants.

We suggest travelers should wear comfortable shoes and use sunscreen, a sun hat and sunglasses in locations with ample sun. Remember to bring with you Identity Card or Passport. Take a look to our option:

SHARED: You will share your tour experience with other people up to maximum of eight. We can try to satisfy your needs or requests in accordance with needs or requests of the other participants.

PRIVATE: Choose this option for a customizable private tour that you won't share with other people. We will do everything possible to ensure that your special needs and requests regarding the program are satisfied.

COMBINATED: Choose this option if you want to discover and see more about a destination or near destinations. They are the combination of two different experiences with a great discount 40%.

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