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    • From aerial observation for the benefit of the gunners of the Convention, as early as 1794, to the heroic actions of the crews of the Légère Aviation today, an original encounter with history.

      Commented by a « veteran » , pilot or mechanic, an unusual walk among the collection, unique in Europe, of nearly 40 aircraft and old helicopters.

      A gallery, air-conditioned, presents an extraordinary collection of photographs, trophies, maps, as animated models, videos, skinned engines, etc.

      The « shop » keeps a souvenir of the visit.

      Open from March 1st to November 30th,
      from Monday to Friday, from 14h to 17h 45
      (in July and August, also open on Saturdays, closed on public holidays).

      Pay entrance
      (free for under 12s),
      group rates.

      Information : 05 58 74 66 19 or by mail : aamalat@wanadoo.fr Conservative contact at 05 58 35 95 20

      Urbus stop : ALAT Museum

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Province : Dax / Chalosse / Tursan / Adour

Location : 58 Avenue de l'Aérodrome
40100 Dax


58 Avenue de l'Aérodrome
40100 Dax

GPS coordinates

43° 41'31.19"N, 1° 3'49.22"W

Traveller Reviews

4.5 sur 5 155 reviews

  • "Loved it. Worth the visit."

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Chloejones2012 (Brighton, United Kingdom) on 20/10/2019

    Brilliant place and still used to this day. Plenty of free parking. Lovely lady at the reception who kindly gave me a folder in English which explains a lot about the place which was fascinating...

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  • "Open Monday to Friday in the afternoons"

    3 / 5 Reviews posted by auntieshaz21 (Lanton, France) on 12/07/2019

    An interesting place to visit. Our guide was informative and at times too technical for me. My husband and I couldn't stand listening to him for two and half hours so we went alone exploring the...

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  • "The most amazing place!"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Château du P (Saint Ferme) on 07/07/2013

    With a little planning, I was given permission to fly into Dax airport and had the supreme pleasure of being met by the colonel, curator of the museum and shown around the facility. For the rotary...

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