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The Museum is open to the public on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Please note that this is a working Museum with aircraft restorations in progress, skilled volunteers working on aviation projects, and flight capable aircraft which may be started, taxied, or flown during your tour. The Museum is on Colorado Springs Airport controlled property including the aviation ramp. For these reasons all tours will be led by one of our exceptional docents. Your tour will include a visit to WestPac restorations which may have machining equipment, forklifts and other devices in operation. For your safety and to reduce the impact on our technical workforce, you must be escorted during your tour. At the end of the docent tour you will be able to revisit some of the display cases you were briefed on at the beginning of your tour. Our Docents and staff are badged and easily identified for your convenience.
Hours of operation will be 9:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
The Museum closes promptly at 4:00 p.m.
Docents will guide 1 hour 45 minute tours with start times at 10:00 a.m., Noon, 2:00 p.m. Please plan to arrive a few minutes before your tour start time and expect to be with us for at least two hours. There is an iPad at the front desk where you can sign up for our monthly newsletter. We would appreciate your review of the facilities and tour on your favourite visitor websites including Tripadvisor.com. Visit our Facebook page where you can see updates and pictures of restoration and flight activities. Like Us on Facebook and tell your friends about the National Museum of World War II Aviation at the Colorado Springs Airport.
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755 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80916
- WWII Generation(retired WWII Veterans) Must Add Name and brief Bio in the tour registration form comments field
- Adult $10.00 walk-in / $8.00 Pre-paid
- Children (4-12) $6.00 walk-in / $5.00 Pre-paid
- Seniors, Retired & Active Duty Armed Forces W/ID $8.00 walk-in / $6.00 Pre-paid
- Student Groups (Must Qualify-Schedule thru the NaMoWWIIA K-12 STEM Program) No Charge
Tour Registration / Prepaid:
Individuals may sign-up and pay for a tour as late as the morning of the tour date.
If signing up for a same day tour you will need to bring a printed copy of your payment receipt.
Please make sure you Select a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday.
Other reservation days will not be honored without pre-approval.
Groups / Organizations’ Tour:
Special tours for 20 or more prepaid adults may be made by special arrangements
Depending on the size of your group, special accommodations may need to be arranged and museum staff will work with you to accommodate your group. Tour registration for groups and organizations larger than eight people need to begin the reservation process by submitting the following information. A Museum staff person will contact you after your registration to continue the process.
Please refer to additional directions below for important tour information. The Museum reserves the right to cancel any tour due to any unforeseeable scheduling conflicts. To sign-up for a tour, please fill out info below and submit on-line or call (719) 637-7559.
All groups and individuals must check-in upon arrival.
WestPac Restorations is only available as part of a Docent guided tour:
Docent guided tours will start promptly at 10:00 a.m., Noon and 2:00 p.m.
Parking is available at 755 Aviation Way.
Tour length is approximately 1 hour 45 minutes and requires walking through museum’s as well as WestPac Restoration’s hangar where restoration work is underway.
Recording Devices and Photography:
Photography is not allowed within the WestPac Restorations hangars, but is allowed within the Museum facility hangars. Likewise, video cameras, tape recorders or any other kind of electronic recording device must be cleared with the Museum prior to the tour and may be limited to certain areas within the tour.
Because of the active restoration work underway at WestPac Restoration, you will be required to stay within the group and not wander or lag behind the tour guide.