World Wide List of Aircraft Museums

[Home] [Feedback] [FAQ] [Glossary]

Below is a list of all of the Aircraft Museums World Wide, Unless of course you know different. 

I've only visited a small number and am slowing working my way through the list. Here's my list of Aircraft Museums Visited So Far. If you'd like to go for me and send me the pictures, all credit is given to the photographer :o) 

Regards,
                Mike.   

Australia

Australian Aviation Museum
Bankstown

Classic Jets Fighter Museum
Adelaide, South 

Clyde North Aeronautical Preservation Group

Fighter World
Williamtown
New South Wales

Fleet Air Arm Museum
Nowra 

Flying Fighters
Brisbane

Moorabbin Air Museum
Melbourne, Victoria

Museum of Australian Army Flying
Oakey, Queensland

Royal Australian Air Force Museum
Point Cook, Victoria

South Australian Aviation Museum
Port Adelaide

Temora Aviation Museum
Temora, New South Wales

 

Belgium

Brussels Air Museum
Brussels 

Brussels Army Museum
Brussels

Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History
Brussels


Brazil

Museu Aerospacial do Campo dos Afonsos
Rio de Janeiro

Museu TAM - Asas de um Sonho
São Carlos (São Paulo State)

 

Canada

Alberta Aviation Museum
Edmonton, Alberta

Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum
Halifax, Nova Scotia

British Columbia Aviation Museum
Sindey, British Columbia

Calgary Aerospace Museum
Calgary, Alberta
Canadian Air and Space Museum, Toronto, Ontario

Canadian Air and Space Museum
Toronto, Ontario

Canada Aviation Museum
Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian Museum of Flight
Langley, British Columbia

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Mount Hope, Ontario

Air Force Museum
CFB Comox, British Columbia

Great War Flying Museum
Brampton, Ontario

Greenwood Military Aviation Museum
Greenwood, Nova Scotia

Memorial Military Museum, Campbellford, Ontario Memorial Military Museum
Campbellford, Ontario

Nanton Lancaster Society and Air Museum
Nanton, Alberta

National Air Force Museum of Canada
Trenton, Ontario

North Atlantic Aviation Museum
Gander, Newfoundland

Shearwater Aviation Museum
Shearwater, Nova Scotia

Vintage Wings of Canada
Gatineau, Quebec

Western Canada Aviation Museum
Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Chile

Museo Nacional Aeronáutico y Del Espacio
Santiago 

 

Czech Republic

Aviation Museum 
Kbely
Kbely Air Base, Prague

 

Denmark

Danmarks Flymuseum
Skjern

 

Finland

Finnish Aviation Museum
Vantaa (Helsinki)

Central Finland Air Museum
Tikkakoski

 

France

Musée Aéronautique Presqu'ile-Côte d'Amour (MAPICA)
Aérodrome de La Baule

France Musée de l'Air et de L'espace
Paris (LeBourget)

France Musée Régional de l'Air
Angers-Marce

 

Germany

Auto and Technik Museum
Sinsheim and Speyer

Deutsches Museum
Munich

Flugausstellung Leo Junior
Hermeskeil

Luftfahrtmuseum Laatzen-Hannover / Int'l Museum of Flight
Hannover

 

Israel

Israeli Air Force Museum 
Hatzerim Air Base

 

Netherlands

Aviodrome, National Aviation Theme Park Lelystad

Militaire Luchtvaart Museum Soesterberg

 

New Zealand

NZ Air Force Museum
Christchurch, NZ 

NZ Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)
Auckland, NZ 

NZ New Zealand Fighter Pilots Museum
Wanaka, NZ

NZ Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
Blenheim, NZ

 

Norway

Flyhistorisk Museum Sola
Sola

Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection
Gardermoen (Oslo) 

Norwegian Aviation Museum
Bodoe

 

Poland

Lubuskie Military Museum
Drzonow

Polish Aviation Museum
Krakow

 

Portugal

Museo do Ar (Air Museum)
Alverca (Lisbon) and Sintra

Portuguese Air Museum
Alverca

 

Russia

Russian Air Force Museum
Monino

 

South Africa

South African Air Force Museum
Swartkop

 

Spain

Fundacion Infante de Orleans
Madrid

 

Sweden

F11 Museum, Skavsta Airport
Nyköping

Flygvapenmuseum (Swedish Air Force Museum) Linköping

Jämtlands Aircraft Museum
Optands Airport, near Östersund

 

United Kingdom

Bournemouth Aviation Museum
Christchurch, Dorset

Bristol Aero Collection
RAF Kemble, Gloucestershire

Bruntingthorpe Cold War Jets Collection
Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United Kingdom (cont)

City of Norwich Aviation Museum
Norwich, Norfolk

Cosworth RAF Museum 
Staffordshire, UK 
Visited - Excellent Collection

deHavilland Aircraft Heritage Centre London Colney, Hertfordshire

Duxford Imperial War Museum 
Duxford Cambridgeshire, UK
Visited - Stunning Collection

Gatwick Aviation Museum Gatwick, Surrey
Visited

Hendon RAF Museum 
London, UK
Visited - Stunning Collection

Imperial Aviation Group Standtoft, Doncaster

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre 
East Kirby, UK
Visited - Excellent Lancaster

Midland Air Museum Baginton Warwickshire
Visited - Great staff

Museum of Army Flying
Middle Wallop, Hampshire

Museum of Berkshire Aviation
Woodley, Berkshire
Visited

Newark Air Museum 
Newark, UK
Visited - Excellent Collection

National Avaition Museum (Scotland)
North Berwick, Scotland
Visited

North Weald Airfield Museum
North Weald, Essex

Sunderland Aircraft Museum
Tyne and Wear, UK
Visited - Nice Collection

The Old Flying Machine Company
Duxford, Cambridgeshire

RAF Manston Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum
RAF Manston, Kent

The Real Aeroplane Company
Breighton, Yorkshire

Shuttleworth Collection
Old Warden, Bedfordshire

Solvay Aviation Museum
Carlisle, UK
Visited

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum (AeroVenture)
Doncaster, S.Yorkshire

Tangmere Aviation Museum
Chichester, West Sussex

Yorkshire Air Museum
York, Yorkshire
Visited - Excellent Collection

Yoville RNFAA Museum
Summerset, UK
Visited - Excellent Collection

 

United States

Alabama

U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Huntsville, Alabama

Southern Museum of Flight
Birmingham, Alabama

Battleship Memorial Park (USS Alabama)
Mobile, Alabama

U.S. Army Aviation Museum
Fort Rucker, AL

 

Alaska

Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum
Anchorage, AK

 

Arizona

Aircraft Maintenance And Regeneration Center Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona

Commemorative Air Force Museum
Mesa, AZ

PIMA Air and Space Museum
Arizona, USA
Visited - Best Collection

CFA Museum
Arizona, USA
Visited - Excellent Collection

Planes of Fame Museum
Grand Canyon, Valle-Williams, AZ

WASP Museum
Quartzsite, AZ

Wings of Flight Foundation
Mesa, AZ 

Arkansas

Aerospace Education Center
Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Air Museum Fayetteville, AR

 

California

Aerospace Museum of California
McClellan, CA 

Air Group One - CAF
El Cajon, CA

Aviation Museum of Santa Paula
Santa Paula, CA

Beale AFB
Marysville, California

Blackbird Airpark/Air Force Plant 42 Production Flight Test Installation
Palmdale, California
Two SR-71s, U2 and a F117

California Science Center
Los Angeles, CA

Castle Air Museum
California, USA

Visited - Nice Collection with unique items.

Classic Rotors Museum
Ramona, CA 

Commemorative Air Force
Southern California Wing, Camarillo, CA

Edwards AFB
California, USA
Visited - Nice Collection

Estrella Warbird Museum
Paso Robles, California, USA
Visited - Nice Collection

Flying Leathernecks Aviation Museum
MCAS Miramar, San Diego, CA

Heritage of Eagles Air Museum
Dos Palos, CA

Hiller Aviation Museum
San Carlos, CA

Joe Davies Heritage Airpark
Palmdale, CA 
Visited - Nice Collection.

March Field Air Museum, Riverside, California
Visited - Large Nice  Collection.

Palm Springs Air Museum
Palm Springs, USA
Visited - Nice Collection
 

Minter Field Air Museum
Shafter, CA

Museum of Flying
Santa Monica, CA

P-38 National Association & Museum
Riverside, CA

Pacific Coast Air Museum Santa Rosa, CA

San Diego Air And Space Museum
San Diego, CA

San Diego Flight Museum
San Diego, CA

Santa Maria Museum of Flight
Santa Maria, CA

Travis Air Museum
California, USA

Visited - Nice Collection
 

USS Midway Museum
San Diego, CA
Visited - Nice Collection 

USS Hornet Museum
Alemda, CA
Visited - Nice Aircraft Carrier 

Warbirds West Air Museum
El Cajon, CA

Western Museum of Flight
Hawthorne, CA

Wings of History Air Museum
San Martin, CA

Yanks Air Museum
Chino, CA
Visited - Excellent Collection

 

Colorado

Peterson Air And Space Museum
Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs

Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum
Pueblo, CO
Visited - Nice Collection

Spirit of Flight Center
Erie (Denver), CO    

Wings Over the Rockies Aviation and Space Museum
Denver, CO
Visited - Excellent Collection

Connecticut

New England Air Museum
Windsor Locks

 

Delaware

DE Air Mobility Command Museum
Dover

 

Florida

Fantasy of Flight Museum
Polk City (Orlando), FL

Florida Air Museum at Sun 'n Fun
Lakeland, FL

Kissimmee Air Museum
Kissimmee, FL

 

 

 

 

 

United States (cont)

Florida(cont)

National Museum of Naval Aviation
Pensacola, FL

Valiant Air Command Museum
Titusville, FL

National Naval Aviation Museum
Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida

USAF Armament Museum
Eglin Air Force Base, Florida

Wings Over Miami
Miami, FL

 

Georgia

Army Aviation Heritage Foundation
Hampton, GA

Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum
Atlanta, GA

Dixie Wing of the CAF
Peachtree City, GA

Mighty 8th Air Force Heritage Museum
Savannah, GA

Museum of Aviation
Robins Air Force Base, Georgia

Museum of Aviation
Warner Robins, Georgia

Museum of Aviation
Robins AFB, Warner Robins, GA

 

Hawaii

Pacific Aviation Museum
Honolulu, HI

 

Idaho

Warhawk Air Museum
Nampa, ID

 

Illinois

Air Classics Museum of Aviation
Aurora/Sugar Grove, IL

Heritage in Flight Museum
Lincoln, IL

Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, IL

Naval Air Station Glenview Museum
Glenview, IL

Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum
Rantoul, IL

Prairie Aviation Museum
Bloomington, IL

Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum
Poplar Grove, IL

Warbird Heritage Foundation
Waukegan, IL

World Aerospace Museum
Quincy, IL 

 

Indiana

American Military Heritage Foundation
Indianapolis, IN 

Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum
Columbus, IN

Grissom Air Museum
Peru, IN

Grissom Air Museum
Peru, Indiana

Indiana Aviation Museum
Valparaiso, IN

 

Iowa

Airpower Museum
Ottumwa, IA

Great Plains Wing Museum (CAF)
Council Bluffs, IA

Iowa Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame
Greenfield, IA

 

Kansas

Combat Air Museum
Topeka, KS

Kansas Aviation Museum
Wichita, KS

Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson
Kansas

Mid-America Air Museum
Liberal, KS

 

Kentucky

Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

 

Louisiana

Barksdale Air Force Base
Bossier City, Louisiana

8th Air Force Museum
Bossier City, LA

 

Maine

Maine Air Museum
Bangor, ME

Owls Head Transportation Museum
Near Rockland, ME

 

Maryland

Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum
Middle River, MD

Hagerstown Aviation Museum
Hagerstown, MD 

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
Lexington Park, MD

 

Michigan

Fighting Falcon Museum
Greenville, MI 

Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, MI 

Kalamazoo Air Zoo
Kalamazoo, MI

Selfridge Military Air Museum
Mt. Clemens, MI 

Yankee Air Museum
Belleville, MI

Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum
Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Minnesota

Minnesota Air Guard Museum
Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota Wing Museum (CAF)
South St. Paul, MN

Wings of the North
Minneapolis, MN

 

Missouri

Airline History Museum
Kansas City, MO

Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum
St. Louis, MO

 

Montana

Malmstrom AFB Museum
Great Falls, MT 

 

Nebraska

Strategic Air and Space Museum
Ashland, NE

Strategic Air and Space Museum
Ashland, Nebraska

 

New Jersey

Air Victory Museum
Medford, NJ

Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation
Farmingdale, NJ

NAS Wildwood Museum
Cape May/Wildwood, NJ

New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum
Teterboro, NJ

 

New Mexico

El Paso Warbird Museum
Santa Teresa, New Mexico, USA
Visited - Nice Collection
 

U.S. Southwest Soaring Museum
Moriarty, NM

New York

1941 Historic Aircraft Group
Geneseo, NY

American Airpower Museum
Farmingdale, Long Island, NY

Cradle of Aviation Museum
Garden City (Long Island), NY

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Hammondsport, NY

Grumman Memorial Park
Long Island, NY

Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
New York City, NY

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Rhinebeck, NY

Wings of Eagles Discovery Center
Horseheads (Elmira), NY

North Carolina

Airborne and Special Operations Museum

Fayetteville, NC 

Carolinas Aviation Museum
Charlotte, NCHickory Aviation Museum, Hickory, NC 

North Carolina Aviation Museum
Asheboro, NC

Western North Carolina Air Museum
Hendersonville, NC

 

United States (cont)

North Dakota

Fargo Air Museum
Fargo, ND

Not Plane Jane Museum
Mandan, ND 

Ohio

Historical Aircraft Squadron
Carroll, OH

MAPS Air Museum
North Canton, OH

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Dayton, OH
Visited - Stunning Collection with several  unique items.

Tri-State Warbird Museum
Batavia, OH

United States Aviation Museum
Willowick, OH

Waco Museum
Troy, OH

 

Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK

Stafford Air and Space Museum
Weatherford, OK

Tulsa Air and Space Museum
Tulsa, OK

 

Oregon

Evergreen Aviation Museum
McMinnville, OR

Oregon Air and Space Museum
Eugene, OR

Tillamook Air Museum
Tillamook, OR

Evergreen Aviation Museum
McMinnville, Oregon

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum
Hood River, OR

 

 

Pennsylvania

Air Heritage, Inc. Museum
Beaver Falls, PA  

American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
West Chester, PA  

Colonial Flying Corps Museum
Toughkenamon, PA

Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
Reading, PA

Piper Aviation Museum
Lock Haven, PA

Pitcairn Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum
Horsham (Willow Grove), PA 

 

Rhode Island

Quonset Air Museum
North Kingstown, RI

 

South Carolina

Patriots Point Naval Museum
Mount Pleasant, SC

 

South Dakota

South Dakota Air and Space Museum
Box Elder, SD 

 

Tennessee

Tennessee Museum of Aviation
Sevierville, TN

 

Texas

1940 Air Terminal Museum
Houston, TX

American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum
Ft. Worth, TX 

American Airpower Heritage Museum (Commemorative Air Force)
Midland, TX

Brooks Heritage Foundation
San Antonio, TX

Cavanaugh Flight Museum
Addison (Dallas), TX

Central Texas Wing, Commemorative Air Force
San Marcos, TX

Cold War Air Museum
Lancaster, TX

Flight of the Phoenix Aviation Museum
Gilmer, TX

Frontiers of Flight Museum
Dallas, TX

Hangar 10 Flying Museum
Denton, TX

Hangar 25 Air Museum
Big Spring, TX

Highland Lakes Squadron CAF Museum
Burnet, TX

Historic Aviation Memorial Museum
Tyler, TX

Lone Star Flight Museum
Texas, USA
Visited - Nice Collection

National Museum of the Pacific War
Fredericksburg, TX 

Pioneer Flight Museum
Kingsbury, TX

Silent Wings Museum
Lubbock, TX

Texas Air Museum, San Antonio Chapter
San Antonio, TX

Texas Air Museum
Caprock Chapter, Slaton, TX

Third Coast Squadron Museum (CAF)
Corpus Christi, TX 

USS Lexington
Corpus Christi, TX 

Vintage Flying Museum
Fort Worth, TX

Lackland Air Force Base
San Antonio, Texas

 

Utah

Hill AFB Aerospace Museum
Ogden, UT
Visited - Excellent Collection

Historic Wendover Airfield
Wendover, UT
Visited - No aircraft, but interesting museum

 

Virginia

Military Aviation Museum
Virginia Beach, VA

MarineCorps Air-Ground Museum
Quantico, Virginia

National Air and Space Museum
Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA.

National Museum of the Marine Corps
Quantico, VA

U.S. Army Transportation Museum
Fort Eustis, VA

Virginia Air and Space Center
Hampton Roads, VA

Virginia Aviation Museum
Sandston, VA

Virginia Aviation Museum in Richmond
Virginia

Dulles International Airport in Chantilly
Virginia

CIA Headquarters
Langley, Virginia

 

Washington

Flying Heritage Collection
Everett, WA

Future of Flight Aviation Museum
Mukilteo, WA 

Heritage Flight Museum
Bellingham, WA

Historic Flight at Kilo-6
Everett, WA 

Museum of Flight
Seattle, WA.

Olympic Flight Museum
Olympia, WA

Pearson Air Museum
Vancouver, WA

Port Townsend Aero Museum
Chimacum, WA 

Museum of Flight
Seattle, Washington

 

Washington, DC

National Air and Space Museum

 

Wisconsin

EAA Air Adventure Museum
Oshkosh, WI

Mitchell Gallery of Flight
Milwaukee, WI 

Richard Bong Heritage Center
Superior, WI

Copyright © Mike Wardley, 2010