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Exhibits

Three naval mechanics repair a Pratt & Whitney Wasp powered SNJ Texan trainer, circa 1943.  Credit: United States Navy Current Exhibits

This Way Up: Aviation Engine Design

On December 17, 1903, a 12-horsepower engine powered the Wright Flyer on history's first successful motorized and piloted,...

Tranquility Base Current Exhibits

Tranquility Base

Tranquility Base will close on January 6, 2020.
It will re-open on January 17, 2020 as Kid's Flight Zone.Formerly known...

Vietnam Divided | Overview Current Exhibits

Vietnam Divided:War Above Southeast Asia

The newest permanent installation in the Museum’s T.A. Wilson Great Gallery focuses specifically on the air war above...

Safety by Design Current Exhibits

Safety by Design

The J. Kenneth Higgins Aviation Safety Exhibit, Safety by Design, explores the evolution of safety in commercial aviation...

737 Airliner Theater Current Exhibits

737 Airliner Theater

Board a US Air Boeing 737 and relax in business class--be sure to check out the on-board videos and see the actual cockpit...

Bush Pilots of Alaska Current Exhibits

Bush Pilots of Alaska

Within 20 years of the Wright Brothers’ 1903 flight, aviation in the United States was becoming an airline industry. World...

Cockpits Current Exhibits

Cockpits

Pilot an SR-71 Blackbird or an F/A-18 HornetThe Cockpits exhibit in the Museum's Great Gallery invites visitors to climb...

Sopwith Camel 2.F.1 Ship Camel (1/48 Scale Model) Current Exhibits

Holtgrewe WWI Model Collection

World War I –previously called "the Great War"– began less than eleven years after the Wright Brothers made their first...

Holtgrewe Model Collection Current Exhibits

Holtgrewe WWII Model Collection

Although it lasted only a few years, World War II involved hundreds of different types of aircraft and was the most prolific...

Inspiring Rockets Current Exhibits

Inspiring Rockets

The exhibit Inspiring Rockets explores the influence model rocketry has had in shaping the lives of young enthusiasts...

Memorial Bridge Experience  - Memorial Bridge Experience | Ted Huetter Current Exhibits

T. Evans Wyckoff Memorial Bridge

Visitors crossing the T. Evans Wyckoff Memorial Bridge are immersed in a unique and pleasurable acoustic experience as they...

Sky-bots: A look at Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Current Exhibits

Sky-bots: A Look at Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Though Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), commonly called “drones”, have been around since the earliest days of aviation,...