The "Knights of the Sky" and "Dangerous Skies" exhibits were illuminating and extremely well done. Well worth the visit and afternoon exploring this unique spot.
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Peter Jackson (Director of Lord of the Rings etc) decided to build this facility to house his growing aviation collection and created an innovative display. The displays help tell the stories visually better than any other aviation museum I have visited across the world. Best...More
As an aviation enthusiast it was great to see all these aircraft so beautifully displayed. Peter Jackson's skills are evident throughout with most displayed in dioramas rather than just 'parked' in an exhibition hall. We did both Knights of the Sky (WW1) and Dangerous Skies...More
I thought I would be bored but from the moment we stepped inside I was fascinated. The planes flying when WW 1 started were literally held together with string. They were marvels of the age. But in the 4 years of war aircraft developed into...More
We recently visited Omaha and we're fascinated by the display of WW1 warbirds, so when we heard they had opened the WW2 planes we knew we should visit. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and came away intrigued by the condition and stories behind these planes....More
Second visit...this time to catch the new second world war exhibit well worth the trip....caught a PBY taking off on video as we were leaving....a wonderful display.
No matter who you are, an aviation buff, a war expert, just a person interested in flying the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Blenheim is incredible. Peter Jackson of Weta Workshop fame has spun his magic again.Realism right down to the watery mud round the...More
Sadley we only had time to to see Knights of the Sky. I am not an aviation fan but this is fantastic. I appreciate the planes but I really like the personal stories. Do yourself a favor allow plenty of time and go for a...More
Having already been through WW1 (which is excellent). Today we went through WW2. Fantastic to see the aircraft, some of which still fly. The life like people, along with the Spitfire, Avro Ansen, Yak 3, just amazing. Also the WW2 memorabilia . Highly recommend visiting...More