The Air Affair presents:

Aviation Museums of the USA

Compiled by Joseph Poutre
Last updated: 3 March 1998

District Of Columbia
New Mexico
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
South Carolina

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Anchorage Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum
International Airport Road
Phone: 907-248-5325
21 historic Alaskan bushplanes, galleries, films, gift shop.


Fort Rucker United States Army Aviation Museum
Between Ozark, Enterprise and Dothan off U.S. Highways 84 and 231
Buildings 6007, 6008, 6009, and 6013 at the U.S. Army Aviation Center
Phone: 205-255-4507 or 4516
Mon-Fri 0900-1700, Sat-Sun 1300-1700
Over 90 aircraft emphasizing the world's largest collection of helicopters, including a Sikorsky used by Eisenhower when President. Illustrated story of aviation roles and missions in support of Army operations. Open to the public with no admission charge.
Huntsville Redstone Arsenal
Primarily rocketry, displays of Atlas, Saturn 1b and 5, various missiles, satellites, Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo capsules, X15a2.
Bus tours of arsenal facilities.


Green Valley Pima Air and Space Museum's Titan Missile Museum
I-19 south from Tucson to Exit 69. West 1/10 mile past La Canada, then turn right.
May 1 - Oct 31: Wed-Sun 0900-1700
Nov 1 - Apr 30: Daily 0900-1700, closed Christmas
Last tour 4PM
Guided tours through a Titan Missle silo complex. Admission $5.
Mesa Champlin Fighter Museum
Falcon Field
4636 Fighter Aces Drive
Phone: 602-830-4540
1000-1700 daily (except holidays)
B-17 "Sentimental Journey", F-86F
Two main galleries: one contains aircraft (mostly replicas) of WWI, other from WWII. Motors, machine guns and other miscellaneous items about the place, plus a separate area which displays uniforms, decorations and personal effects from various aviators.
Tucson Davis-Monthan AFB "Desert Boneyard"
Craycroft & Golf Links Rd
Phone: (602) 750-4570 (Public Affairs Office to book tours)
Phone: (602) 750-3837 or (602) 750-4539 (for Scouts or other national youth organizations)
Phone: (602) 750-3358 (Tour info recording)
Bus tours conducted Mondays and Wednesdays at 0900. Reservations required.
Bus is closed and does not really stop on the tour. For best photography, take a seat at the front or a right side seat - most highlights are on the right.
Book tours at least 6 weeks in advance.
Pima Air and Space Museum
6400 South Wilmot Road
From I-10, take Valencia Road exit, then east 2 miles to museum entrance.
Phone: 602-574-0646
(602) 574-9658 (recording)
0900-1700 daily except Christmas. No admission after 4PM. $5.00
Over 200 aircraft: B-24J, B-29, B-47, C-54D, YC-15, YC-125, C-133, SR-71


Atwater Castle Air Museum
Adjacent to Atwater Airport, formerly Castle Air Force Base
Santa Fe Road
Atwater, California
Phone: 209-726-2011
Memorial Day to Oct. 1st: 9am-5pm
Oct. 1st to Memorial Day: 10am-4pm
Over 40 military aircraft on outdoor display, including B-17, B-29, B-52, SR-71. Gift shop and cafe.
Chino "Planes of Fame" Air Museum
Chino Airport
7000 Merill Avenue
Fax: 714-597-3722
Mon-Fri 1200-1700, Sat-Sun 1000-1700
A-20, P-47, SBD Dauntless, Me-262, Me-163, the only original A6M Zero left, P-80, F-86 (numerous models), F-84 (numerous models), P-47G, He-111, N9M-B (B-35 Flying Wing prototype), J8M1 Shusui, J2M3 Raiden, Aichii D3A Val
Restoration work progressing on a prototype flying wing. If you buy a membership (about $20), you can get rides in the P-51s and T-6s. A 20 minute P-51 ride is a couple hundred bucks. They also have a Japanese Me163 version, possibly original.
Fairfield Travis Air Museum
Travis Air Force Base
Limited number of aircraft, including a C-124, B-29, B-52D, C-124, A-26, F-4, F-106, Saberliner, C-54, T-29, Twin Beech, Cessna 195, others. Indoor display of artifacts, clothing, etc. Go through the main gate to get to it.
March Field Museum
March Air Force Base
Phone: 909-697-6600
Daily 1000-1600
Hawthorne Western Museum of Flight
Hawthorne Municipal Airport
12016 Prairie Avenue
Hawthorne, California 90250
Phone: (310) 332-6228
Northrop YF-23A "Black Widow II" Advanced Tactical Fighter (PAV-2), examples of other Northrop aircraft, including many prototypes.
Mountain View NASA Ames Visitors Center
Moffett Federal Airfield
Moffet Field exit off of Highway 101
Small collection of NASA experimental and research aircraft (U-2) and booster rockets (Atlas) as well as indoor displays of the space program.
Visitors Center is open weekdays 8am to 4:30pm. Weekday tours of the Ames facility are by reservation only, and can include the world's largest wind tunnel, flight simulation facilities, and NASA research aircraft.
Oakland Western Aerospace Museum
Oakland Airport, North Field
Weekends and holidays 1000-1600
Lockheed Model 10-A Electra, Shorts Solent "Halcyon". Numerous aircraft. The flying boat was used in a few scenes of Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Palmdale Air Force Flight Test Center Museum
Edwards Air Force Base
California Hwy 14 to Palmdale, Avenue P Exit
Right on Avenue P to 25th Street
Ask Security for Directions to Museum
Phone: (805) 277-8050
Hours: 1000-1900 Fri-Sun
B-52, T-28, F-84 Numerous aircraft located at various sites on the base. Well over 60 aircraft in their collection, most in storage awaiting the construction of the museum itself.
Blackbird Airpark (AFFTC Museum Annex)
Ca Hwy 14 to Palmdale, Ave. P exit
East on Ave.P to 25th Street East
Phone: (805) 277-8050 (AFFTC Museum Office)
Hours: 1000-1900 Fri-Sun
SR-71 #17973, A-12 #60-6924 (Prototype), D-21 Drone
San Carlos Hiller Aviation Museum
Skyway Blvd
San Carlos Airport
Newly-constructed museum, opening June 5th, 1998.
San Diego San Diego Aerospace Museum
2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park
Phone: 619-234-8291
10am-4:30pm daily Good selection of WWI and WWII displays. SR-71, Sea Dart out front and a number of replica and original aircraft. Moonrock. Also houses the San Diego Aerospace Hall of Fame.
San Martin Wings of History Air Museum
12777 Murphy Avenue
San Martin, California
adjacent to the South County Airport, approx. 10 miles southeast of San Jose International Airport.
15 pre-1945 aircraft, exhibits, restoration workshops.
Santa Monica Museum of Flying
2772 Donald Douglas Loop North
Santa Monica, California
Phone: (310) 392-8822
Thu-Sun 1000-1700
1924 World Cruisers, a Jenny, other early planes, P-40, P-51s, P-47, P-39, Spitfire IX and XIV, Hurricane, Douglas A-4, DC-2, DC-3, AD-6 Skyraider, A-26 and more. All in flight-ready condition and can be seen at shows. Many good exhibits on Douglas historical a/c and the old boardroom.
Santa Rosa Pacific Coast Air Museum
Santa Rosa Airport
2330 Airport Blvd
Santa Rosa, California 95403
Phone: (707) 575-7900
Hours: Tue, Thur 10am-2pm; Sat, Sun: 10am-4pm
Outdoor display of contemporary military aircraft, several only recently out of active service. F-8C rescued from a 19th Ave. San Fransico park playground. Open cockpit day third Sunday of each month.


Denver Wings Over the Rockies Aviation and Space Museum
Hangar 1 of Lowry Campus, formerly Lowry Air Force Base
Phone: (303) 360-5360
10am-4pm Monday through Saturday, 12 noon-4pm Sunday
$4 Adults
$2 Seniors 60 & over
Free for members and kids 5 & under
Prototype glider
H-21: Piasecki-built "Flying Banana" tandem rotor helicopter, B-1A: No. 3 B-1A prototype, one of two on public display in the world, B-52B, F-100D, F-101B, F-102A, F-104C, A-7D, EB-57E, RF-84K, T-33, F-86H, F-4C, F-105D, F-106A, B-18, F-4E, U-3A (USAF version of Cessna 310), Fokker D-VII, B-18 and C-45 undergoing restoration
Lockheed/Martin Corp. has donated its engineering mock-up of the Space Station Freedom module used in its bid for the project. It is undergoing restoration. A B-52 bomber cockpit is also being prepared for display. Plans call for the structure on one side to be removed so that museum visitors may view cockpit interior and crew stations.
Video viewing room with a variety of aviation/space videos. Aviation/space research library including a large book collection and photo archive - materials may be used on-site. A full photographic reproduction laboratory will also be available in the near future.
Access is through gate on 1st Ave & Quebec St. or on 6th Ave and Dayton.
Pueblo Pueblo Aviation Historical Society
Pueblo Airport
B-29, A-26, C-119
Outdoor display of numerous military types, plus a few of the test vehicles from the nearby DOT highspeed rail test facility.
International B-24 Memorial Museum
31001 Magnuson Avenue
Among the exhibits are old aircraft radios.


Windsor Locks New England Air Museum
Bradley International Airport
I-91 exit 40
Phone: 203-623-3305
10am-6pm daily
Vintage and modern aircraft as well as aviation memorabilia. Allow 1 hour minimum. Adults $5, over 60 $4, ages 6-11, $2.

District Of Columbia

Washington National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian Institution
on the National Mall at 7th and Independence Ave.,S.W.
Hours: 10am-5pm daily except December 25th.
Pretty much every significant artifact in American aviation history.


Cape Canaveral Kennedy Space Center
Extensive collection of booster rockets, space capsules, an Orbiter mockup and educational displays. Museum is free, but guided bus tours of the Space Center and launch sites are not.
Clearwater Florida Military Aviation Museum
St.Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport
16055 Fairchild Dr.
A-4C Skyhawk, F-86D, F-100D, F-101F, F-102D, F-105B, P-2V Neptune, C-47, De Haviland L-20A "Beaver", Sikorsky HH-3F, Sikorsky HH-34 "Seahorse", Bell UH-1H "Iroquois", Beech AT-11 "Kansan", T-33, T-37B, T-41B, OV-1C "Mohawk"
This museum has been asked to leave the airport for financial reasons. Let me know where it ends up.
Fort Walton Air Force Aircraft Weapons Museum
Eglin Air Force Base
Kissimee Flying Tigers Air Museum
Restoration facility more than a museum. When I visited in 1994, there were 3 B-17s, a B-25, a B-24, A-4, F-86, 2 P-38s, AT-6s, F4U and various other aircraft ranging from flyable (F-86) to under restoration (B-17) to unidentifiable scrap (P-38s). Guided tours are provided at a small fee. I rented a ride in a Harvard (AT-6). Next door you can buy a ride in the TF-51 Mustang.
Miami Weeks Air Museum
Tamiami airport, 14710 SW 128th Street
Phone: 305-233-5197
Sat-Sun 10am-5pm
Adults $4, under 12 or over 65 $2.
P-38 Lightning, Hawker Tempest 1, Yak 9, Grumman Wildcat, Avenger, A-26, Me-108
Orlando Wings and Wheels Museum
Pensacola National Museum of Naval Aviation
Naval Air Station Pensacola
1750 Radford Blvd.
Phone: 904-452-3543
9am-5pm daily except Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year's Day
US Navy aircraft from the beginning of US Naval aviation to today
Photos, films and other memorabilia. Indoors covers about two acres, outdoors is about another 10 acres.


Lexington Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Lexington Bluegrass Airport
2 miles west of New Circle Road on U.S. 60


Warner Robins Robins Air Force Base Museum of Aviation
Phone: 912-926-6870
Tue-Sun 10am-5pm
Mace, Matador, and Bomarc missiles, B-29, B-47, B-52D, F-100, F-104, F-105, C-130, O-2, and others. May be getting a U-2. Don't have to enter the base to visit the museum. Robert Scott ("God Is My Copilot") is active with the museum and is sometimes around.


Caldwell Warhawk Air Museum
Caldwell Industrial Airport
4917 Aviation Way
Phone: (208) 454-2854
P-40E, P-40N, P-51B


Rantoul Former Chanute Air Force Base
B-36 (may be gone), B-29 (painted as Enola Gay), B-52, HU16 Albatross, B-58. Chanute was a training base, including a facility for training ICBM crews. The practice silo was open to the public, but may not be any more.


Hagerstown Wilbur Wright Birthplace
1651 County Road 750 East
Phone: 317-332-2495
Thu-Sat 10am-3pm
Kokomo Grissom Air Museum
Grissom Air Force Base
KC-97, TB-58A 663, F-111, F-86, Piper Cub reconnaisance plane, B-17, B-25, B-47, C-119, C-47, F-4, F-100, F-104, F-105, T-33, F84F. Outdoor museum, planes maintained by Air Force and Air National Guard personnel.
Mentone Lawrence D. Bell Aviation Museum
State Highways 110 and 19
Sun 1pm-5pm, June 1 through Sept.
Small exhibits, no aircraft.
Lawrence Bell, founder of Bell Aircraft Co.
Muncie National Model Aviation Museum
Academy of Model Aeronautics
5151 E. Memorial Dr.
Phone: (317) 287-1256
Largest collection of model aircraft in the United States. 1,000 acre flying site.


Ottumwa Airpower Museum
Antique Airfield, Route 2
Phone: 515-938-2773
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm


Liberal Mid-America Air Museum
Liberal Airport
Phone: (316) 624-5263
B-24J, F-4, F-80, B-25, Grumman TBM Avenger, B-25, Rutan aircraft, F8U-2N, Max Conrad's record-setting Piper Commanche, A-4, F-104. About 80 total.
Olathe Old Olathe Naval Air Museum
Industrial Airport
1 Navy Park Drive
Phone: 913-381-3939
A-7A. History of Olathe NAS.
Topeka Combat Air Museum
Forbes Field, hangars 602-604
Phone: (913) 233-3188
Mon-Sat 9:30am-4:30pm, Sun 12:30-4:30pm
Closed Mon-Fri Nov-Mar
approx. 27 aircraft


Bossier City Eighth Air Force Museum
Barksdale Air Force Base
B-24J Laiden Maiden in 486th BG markings, Tu-22M, B-47, P-51D, F-84, B-17, B-52A, B-52G, C-135, C-54, RAF Vulcan, F-111, The nosecone of a Trident D4. Front 30 feet of fuselage from a B-58 mock-up. "Quail" ECM Decoy (in storage behind the main building). The main building contains displays, models and documents that are meaningful to the Eighth Airforce including an actual "Quad 50" turret from a B-52.


Owls Head Owls Head Transportation Museum
across from the Knox County Regional Airport
on RT. 73, two miles south of Rockland
Phone: (207) 594-4418


College Park The College Park Airport Museum
6709 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive
Phone: (301) 864-6029
Closed pending new construction; reopening Fall 1998.
Lexington Park Naval Air Station Test and Evaluation Museum
Part of the Naval Air Station, Patuxent River
E-2C, AH-1 Cobra, AV-8B, F-4, A-5 Vigilante, S-2 Tracker. History of NAS Pax River and the aircraft systems it has developed. Also, history of the Naval Test Pilot School and the astronauts it has produced. Many displays, interactive multimedia, film history.
Middle River Glenn L. Martin Museum
Martin State Airport
Phone: (410) 682-6122
Sat 1pm-5pm except holidays
Exhibits on history of Glenn L. Martin Aircraft. Aircraft (viewable by reservation) include RB57A, RF84F Thunderflash, T33, F100, A7D Corsair II, F4 Phantom - more in storage.
Suitland Paul E. Garber Restoration Facility (Silver Hill)
About half an hour from downtown DC
Phone: (202) 357-1400 (National Air and Space Museum)
Name a plane - it's probably here.
You need to call for reservations a couple of days in advance for weekdays, and possibly several weeks in advance for weekends. Escorted tour (the only kind they allow) takes about 3 hours through 5 or so hangers out of about 20 except during open-house days. Tours start at 10AM, with a second one at 1PM on Saturday and Sunday.


Dearborn Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
The Edison Institute, 20900 Oakwood Boulevard
Phone: 313-271-1620
9am-5pm daily
1920 Dayton-Wright RB-1
Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum
Kalamazoo Airport
Phone: (616) 382-6555
50 war birds restored to flying condition. Complete collection of Grumman Cats, except Tomcat.
Ypsilanti Yankee Air Museum
Willow Run Airport
Phone: 313-483-4030
Yankee Air Force: B-25, C-47, AT-6/SNJ, B-17G, B-52D, DC-6, PB4Y-2, F11F (from Blue Angels), F-86, F-84, RF-84, TF-102, Hawker Siddeley Argosy, Me262. Room display of wartime production of B-24s.


Eden Prarie The Air Museum "Planes of Fame" East
14771 Pioneer Trail
Phone: 612-941-2633 or 612-293-0075
Open All Year except Christmas and New Year weeks
Tue-Sun and Holidays, 11am-5pm
Admission: Adult $6, senior $5, 7-12 $3, Under 7 free
FG1D, TBM3E, F4F(FM2), F6F-5N, F7F-3, F8F(G58B), SNJ(T6), T34, P38, P51D, P47, B17G, TP40N, P63, YAK11, Spitfire XIV, A26C, B25J, PT17, N2S (all flying), T28 (in restoration), SBD5 (awaiting restoration)
Richfield Minnesota Air Guard Museum
Minneapolis - St. Paul Int'l Airport
Phone: (612) 725-5609
SR-71, F-101 (RCAF markings), Scorpion, Mustang, C-47, C-130. Open only during the summer as most displays are outside.


Malmstrom Air Force Base
Museum mainly about the missile complex with displays of the missile, transport vehicle, and some planes.


Minden Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Phone: 309-832-1181
Daily 8am-sunset
Some interesting aviation pieces among the extensive early 1900's displays. An interesting place to spend a weekend even if you're not into airplanes. All displays indoors.
Bellevue Strategic Air Command Museum
Museum is currently closed while moving to a new location.


Las Vegas USAF Thunderbird Museum
Nellis Air Force Base Freedom Park
Open weekdays
At the I street gate of Nellis AFB is a static display in POW/MIA Freedom Park which has the aircraft historically associated with the life of Nellis AFB. There is an F-100 Wild Weasel, F-5E aggressor, F-105G Wild Weasel, F-111A, F-4D (with MiG kills) and a F-117 on static display.
The Thunderbird Museum has a good collection of Thunderbird memorabilia, various items presented to the team through the years, Thunderbird artwork, photographs of all the Thunderbird teams, and photographs of various celebrities which have been granted rides.
There are semi guided tours of the Thunderbird hangar, which follows a film showing. The hangar is home to T-38 painted in Thunderbird colors.

New Jersey

Farmingdale The Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation
Fax (908) 462-7563
Restored C-54 containing exhibits of the Berlin Airlift. Traveling exhibit, see Web site for appearance schedule.
Lumberton Air Victory Museum
South Jersey Regional Airport
68 Stacy Haines Road
Lumberton Township, New Jersey
Teteboro Teterboro Aviaton Museum
Teterboro Airport

New Mexico

Albuquerque National Atomic Museum
Kirtland Air Force Base
Assorted planes and missiles: B-52, F-105, Thor, Polaris, Bomarc, Mace. Nuclear weapons casings, and a classified annex. On AFB - get pass at gate.
Almagordo International Space Hall of Fame
Rockets: Little Joe. Space artifacts, including moon rock.
Santa Teresa War Eagles Air Museum
Santa Teresa Airport
Santa Teresa, New Mexico 88008
Phone: (505) 589-2000

New York

Garden City Cradle of Aviation Museum
Mitchel Field
Phone: 516-222-1191
Apr-Oct: Fri-Sun 12 noon to 5pm
Horseheads National Warplane Museum
Phone: (716) 243-0690
Flying B17G, P410, Catalina PBY. Tours offered 7 days a week. Annual "Wings of Eagles" warbird Air Show.
Geneseo The Curtiss Museum
Open April through October.
June Bug, Rheims Racer, Jenny, Robin, Oriole, others. Lots of Curtiss exhibits. $2 admission.
Horseheads National Warplane Museum
Elmira-Corning Regional Airport
Phone: (607) 739-8200
New York City Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
Intrepid Square
Pier 88, West 46th Street and 12th Avenue
Phone: (212) 245-2533
Wed-Sun 10am-5pm
SR-71, F11, AV-8A, Grumman TBF, F4F, F-16, many others. Count on spending several hours.
Rhinebeck Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Phone: 914-758-8610
mid-May to Oct: 10am-5pm
Air shows: Sun 2:30pm, July-Oct Sat 2:30pm.
Air show admission is $5.
WWI era machines: Bleriot, Caudron, Curtiss pusher, Albatross D-III, Jenny, Avro 504, others, many flying.

North Carolina

Kill Devil Hills Wright Brothers National Memorial
Location of Wright Brothers' historic first flight. Reproductions of Wrights' 1902 glider and 1903 Flyer.


Akron MAPS Air Museum
Akron-Canton Regional Airport
5359 Massillon Road
Phone: (330) 896-6332
Mondays 9am to 4pm, Wednesdays 6pm to 9pm Saturdays 8pm to 4pm
No admission charge.
Beechcraft SNB-5 Expeditor, AH-1S Huey Cobra, OH-58 Kiowa, P-39 Airacobra (2), P-40N Kittyhawk, C-47B Skytrain, SBD-5 Dauntless (2), Hawker Sea Fury, MiG-17, B-26 Marauder, T-28 Fennec (2), hopefully soon an A-26 Invader and a Stinson L-5 Sentinel.
Centerville International Women's Air & Space Museum
Phone: (513) 433-6766
Dayton United States Air Force Museum
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Phone: 513-255-3284
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm
Annex hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am-3pm, Sat-Sun 10:30am-5pm
B-18, A-20, B-23, B-24, B-25 (converted replica of Doolittle Raider), A-26, B-29 ("Bockscar"), B-36, B-47, B-50, B-52D, B-58, B-66, XB-70, F-86 (several models), C-47, C-133, HU-16, Grumman Duck, T-28, Lockheed Jetstar, D-21 drone, Eisenhower's Constellation, Truman's DC-6, XC-142, X-1A, X-3, X-15, X-24, P-47, P-39, P-61C, Tu Bear-H, Ju88 (Romanian), He-111, YRF-84F, Spad XIII Fokker D.VII (reproduction), P-26, Roosevelt's C-54 "Sacred Cow", Spitfire in USAAF markings, A-10 (Desert Storm vet), Apollo 15 CM, many others. Count on spending at least an entire day.
Newbury Walter Soplata Collection
Phone: 216-564-5326
Admission by prior arrangement.


Frederick ADA Aircraft Museum
Frederick Municipal Airport
Phone: 405-335-7208 or 2421
Thu-Sun 12 noon to sunset
Oklahoma City Oklahoma Aviation and Space Hall of Fame and Museum
2100 North East 52nd Street
Phone: 405-424-1443
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm


Eugene Oregon Air and Space Museum
Eugene Airport
90377 Boeing Drive
Eugene, Oregon 97402
Phone: (541) 461-1101
McMinville Evergreen Airline Corporate Headquarters
McMinville Airport
Highway 99W runs adjacent to the airport
Howard Hughes "Spruce Goose"
Entire plane is shrink-wrapped, under cover, in an open-sided structure behind the offices of Evergreen Airlines, visible from the highway. Centerpiece of a new air museum, though construction hasn't begun.
Tillamook Tillamook Naval Air Station Museum
6030 Hangar Rd
Tillamook, Oregon 97141
Phone: 503-842-1130
10am-5pm daily
Several airships, including "Cyclo-Crane" prototype. P-51, ME109, Spitfire MKVIII, FM2 Wildcat, F4U, PBY Catalina, B-25 , AD4 Skyraider, TMB Avenger, J2F Duck, several T-28's, assorted civilian planes and helicopters. Most planes are flyable. Located in a WWII blimp hangar described as "the largest free-span wood structure in the world." Relatively new museum. Several restoration projects are underway at the museum.


Reading The Mid Atlantic Air Museum
11 Museum Drive, at the Reading Regional Airport
Phone: (610) 372-7333
Daily 9:30am-4pm except major holidays and certain airshows and events - call ahead
Admission $4
Over 50 aircraft in collection, more than a dozen airworthy including B-25, P2 Neptune, Vickers Viscount, Hawker Hunter, Fairchild C-119. View ongoing restoration of rare P-61 Black Widow night fighter. Airliner, WWII historical exhibits.
Annual shows: 1st weekend in June - WWII
Commemorative Weekend. September - Transportation show
West Chester American Helicopter Museum
1220 American Boulevard
Brandywine Airport
West Chester PA 19380-4268

South Carolina

Florence Florence Air and Missile Museum
Phone: 803-665-5118
9am to dusk, daily
Mt. Pleasant Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
40 Patroits Point Road
Phone: (803) 884-2727
Open 9am daily, close various depending on season
Admission: $10, Senior citizens and military $9, children $5, 5 and under free
Over 20 aircraft. Yorktown hosts the Congressional Medal of Honor Museum.


Dallas Cavanaugh Flight Museum
4572 Claire Chennault
Phone: 214-380-8800
Denton Fighting Air Command Museum
Hartlee Field
Galveston Lone Star Flight Museum
Scholes Field
2002 Terminal Drive
Galveston, Texas 77554
Phone: (409) 740-7722
Fax: (409) 740-7612
Midland American Airpower Heritage Museum
Confederate Air Force Headquarters
Midland International Airport
9600 Wright Drive
Midland, Texas 79711
24-hour recorded information: (915) 563-1000
Museum direct line: (915) 567-3009
Fax: (915) 567-3047
Extensive collection of World War II era military aircraft, many in flying condition.
Lackland Air Force Base United States Air Force History and Traditions Museum
Phone: 512-671-3444
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, Sat-Sun 9am-6pm
Rio Hondo Texas Air Museum
Phone: (210) 748-2112
Mon-Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 12 noon to 4pm
$3 adults 16 and up
World's largest Focke-Wulf 190 collection with five aircraft under restoration of some sort, including an A-3, 3 A-8s, and an F-8. The A-8s will eventually be restored to flyable condition, while the other two will remain as they are now, on static display. Four of the five aircraft hail from JG5, based out of Herdla, Norway throughout WWII. The other is from JG26. There are also 25 other aircraft of various historic types on display. They have recently obtained the island from the LPH USS Iwo Jima.


Ogden Hill Aerospace Museum
Hill Air Force Base, NW corner - Exit #341, I-15
Phone: (801) 777-6868
Tue-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am-5pm,, Sun 11am-5pm
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's
Admission is free.
Outside: YA-7F, A-10, B-29, B-52G, B-57A, C-7, C-45, C-47, C-54G, C-119G, C-123, C-124, C-130, C-131D, C-140, F-15A, F-84F, F-86L, F-89H, F-100A, F-101B, F-102A, F-105D, F-111, H-21B, H-34J, H-21B, HH-3, O-2A, OH-6, RB-57A, T-28, T-29, T-33A, T-37, T-38A, U3-A. A-2A, AIR2A, SM-62, M-6, Bm-A & B, CIM-10C, transporter Missile Launcher, Titan Re-entry Nose Cone, Minute Man Missile, TPE, M-7, A2-A, V-1 Rocket, AFM207, Mark 5 & 6, 1st stage "Peacekeeper" Missile
Inside: SR-71C, MIG-21, B-17G, F-16, RF-14C, B-17G, B-25, AT-6A, P-51D, PT-17, P-80A, H-13T, HH-43, P-17, Norden Bomb Sight, various aircraft engines, military uniform display, gift shop, numerous static displays, theater and classrooms.


Quantico Marine Corps Air_Ground Museum
Phone: 703-640-2606
Apr-Nov: Tue-Sun 10am-5pm
Fort Eustis United States Army Transportation Museum
Phone: 804-878-3603
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm,, Sun 12 noon to 5pm

Richmond Virginia Aviation Museum
Richmond Airport
Spad and a collection of old civil aircraft.


Seattle Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way South
Southwest end of the field, near the Boeing factory.
Phone: 206-767-7373
June-Sept: 10am-5pm daily
Oct-May: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12noon-5pm
B-17, B-47, P-51, Boeing 80, Rutan Varieze, Taylor's plane/car convertible, Stearman, F9F Cougar (?), DC-3, D-21 drone, others. Indoor displays of all types of civil and military aircraft.
Vancouver Pearson Air Museum
Phone: (206) 694-7026
Hours 12noon-5pm Wed-Sun
Pearson Airpark is the oldest operating airport in the Pacific Northwest. Museum has lots of old stuff, including a Jenny and maybe a pre-WWI Curtis Biplane. Most planes on display are flyable. Visit on a sunny day, and you'll likely see one flown. Colorful characters abound at this airport.


Oshkosh EAA Air Adventure Museum
Experimental Aircraft Association Headquarters
Wittman Field
3000 Poberezny Road
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Phone: (920) 426-4818 Mon-Sat 8:30am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm

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