Pilot is a profession that every child imagine in childhood. As a child we always thought to become a pilot of a plane which can fire a bullet and destroy the enemy radars as seen in the movies. Only few can achieve their dreams to fly a aircraft but you can see a real life serving aircraft in aircraft museum in visakhapatnam. It is also known as TU 142 Aircraft museum situated in vishakapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.
Former chief minister Shri nara Chandrababu naidu laided the foundation of aircraft museum. Museum was inaugurated by President ramnath kovind on 8 December 2017 . Every year thousands of tourists visit this museum. Every day 2000 tourists visit here and on holidays it becomes 4000 . The museum is owned by visakhapatnam metropolitan development authority.
Timing of aircraft museum
On weekends museum is opened from 10:00 am to 8:30 pm ( Saturday and Sunday) .
However on normal day museum open from 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm .
Places to visit in visakhapatnam
1.Ramakrishna Beach: It is a beach known for its white sand and it is very close to aircraft museum even you can walk till this beach .
2. Sea war memorial : It is a war memorial built to pay tribute to our soldiers who passed away in battles for our country. Memorial was constructed in 1996. Memorial is opened for 24 hours all days of week.
3. INS Kurushura submarine museum : It is submarine museum situated in visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh in india . It is a great places for history buffs .
Best month to visit aircraft museum
However there is no best month but generally October and November month is preferred by people. During this month temperature varies from 20 to 25 degree Celsius.
How to reach at aircraft museum in vizag
By train : Nearest railway station is visakhapatnam railway station and from this station you will easily get Bus ,taxi and cabs . This Railway station is well connected with major cities like chennai, Coimbatore,Pune, jaipur, delhi and Kolkata.
By air : Nearest airport is visakhapatnam airport which is approx 20 km away from aircraft museum.
By road: APSRTC ( State bus transport) is well connected through out city . Also you can use National highways to visit this place .