“Air power alone does not guarantee America’s security, but I believe it best exploits the nation’s greatest asset – our technical skill.” – General Hoyt Vandenberg
Take your group on a B-25 ride, celebrate our nation’s freedom, and honor those who have fought for it.
Our parks and national museums are all completely free. #ComeDiscoverFly with us.
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National Museum of the United States Air Force and National Aviation Hall of Fame
Open 9 – 5 daily (holiday hours apply)
Visit the National Museum of the United States Air Force, the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum, and the National Aviation Hall of Fame. Discover more than 360 aircraft and aerospace vehicles on display, many rare and one-of-a-kind. In addition, find thousands of historical aviation artifacts and learn about the individuals whose ambition, innovation, and inspiration gave wings to mankind’s pursuit of flight. FREE admission.
Historic WACO Air Museum
Open 9 – 1:30 weekdays, noon – 5 weekends
The WACO Historical Society and Air Museum celebrates the Golden Age of Aviation with numerous aircraft and a
2,400 foot grass airstrip. Learn about WACO’s CG4A Glider, the most widely used American troop/cargo military glider of World War II. A glider theatre offers World War II footage of the glider in action.
Historic Grimes Field
Open 10 – 4 Tuesday-Saturday (holiday hours apply)
Take a ride on a B-25 (groups of 8) or work with volunteers to help restore the B-17 “Champaign Lady” to flying status. Must be scheduled in advance. For restoration, all skill levels welcome.
Huffman Prairie Flying Field and Interpretive Center
Open 9 – 5 daily (winter hours and holiday hours apply)
Owned by the U.S. Air Force and operated by the National Park Service, see the place where Orville and Wilbur Wright developed and tested the world’s first practical airplane. Experience exhibits that focus on the achievements of the Wright brothers and the story of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s evolution since those first days of aviation’s history.