Top Five Reasons to Visit the EAA Aviation Museum

1. Walk Through Aviation's History:

The restoration, preservation, and operation of vintage aircraft have been part of EAA since the very beginning. Discover airplanes used in aviation's early days and a tribute to the Wright brothers. Get close to classic aircraft and antique artifacts.

2. Explore World War II Aviation:

The Eagle Hangar is a massive hall of aircraft and artifacts dedicated to the memory of those who served in World War Il. The airplanes include examples of Allied fighters, bombers, Army and Navy aircraft, plus examples from Germany and Japan.

EAA Museum Yellow Plane

3. Meet the Innovators:

The Innovations Gallery highlights the airplanes and their pilots who have broken dozens of world records. See Loving's Love, an air racer that was designed and built by WWIl veteran and double amputee, Neal V. Loving. Get close to the full-size replica of SpaceShipOne, an experimental, private spacecraft that made three successful spaceflights.

4. Witness the Captured Aviation Spirit:

Aviation is made up of more than airplanes and pilots. Photographers and artists have been part of the world of aviation from the beginning. Throughout the museum, there are historic photographs and works of art.

Eaa Museum Kid

5. Fun for the Whole Family

With the KidVenture Gallery, those young in age and at heart can enjoy a variety of activities designed to be highly interactive. The centerpiece is the Raptor Gallery, which contains 16 interactive exhibits focusing on the world's most advanced airplane, the F-22 Raptor. It includes a half-scale model of the F-22 where young people can climb into the cockpit. 

Hours & Pricing

The EAA Aviation Museum is open Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and is closed on all major holidays. Children five and under are free. Youth admission, ages 6-18, is $9.50. General adult admission is $12.50. A discounted rate of $10.50 is offered to Seniors (62+) and Veterans, Active Military Personnel, and Spouses.

  • All areas of the museum are wheelchair accessible via ramps and elevators.
  • Free wheelchairs and strollers are available for visitor use.
  • Vended drinks and light snacks are available in the museum's refreshment area.

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