For a fascinating look at some of history’s most unique planes, visitors won’t want to miss the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Valle. The museum is only a 30-minute drive from Williams.
Located at the Valle Grand Canyon Airport near the junction of highways 180 and 64, Planes of Fame is open daily from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The Valle Visitor Center is located at the front of the museum.
The museum has a late version of the most produced fighter plane in history, the Messerschmitt BF109G-10, among its collection. You can also view the Martin 404 and Western Airlines Convair 240.
Some of the other WWII fighter planes on display at the museum include T-28 Trainers, the Vampire and the Douglas A-26 Invader. Ninty percent of the museum’s planes are still operable.
Admission for the museum is $10 for adults, $5 for children and $8 for veterans and active duty military.
Call (928) 635-1000 for information or visit www.planesoffame.org