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Welcome to the National Museum of World War II Aviation

Opened to the public in 2012, the National Museum of World War II Aviation documents the role that military aviation played in the emergence of our nation as a world power. The museum tells the story of the tremendous technological advancements in aviation during the War and the contributions and sacrifices of the men and who won the air war.

For the safety of our guests and associates, the National Museum of World War II Aviation follows all federal, state and local COVID-19 guidelines.

  • Please bring a mask and wear it at all times while at the museum.
  • Social distancing practices will be in effect at all times during your visit.
  • The museum adheres to strict sanitization procedures for the protection of everyone at the museum.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Prices
Pre-Paid
Walk-In

Adults

$13

$15

Child (4-12)

$9

$10

Senior

$11

$13

Military

$11

$13

WWII Vet

FREE

FREE

Operating Hours

Fri – Sun

10 AM – 4:30 PM

Mon – Thurs

CLOSED

WestPac Tours

Every Hour On The Hour

At the Museum

The aircraft collection at the National Museum of World War II Aviation features 28 fully restored flying aircraft, and several on-going restoration projects.

The National Museum of World War II Aviation houses an extensive collection that includes more than 3,000 artifacts and historical documents from one of the most crucial periods in America’s history. 

In addition to its aircraft collection, the National Museum of World War II Aviation has several fully restored and operational vehicles that were used by US forces and their allies during the war.

Support the Museum

The National Museum of World War II Aviation is a non-profit organization that relies on the generous support of friends and like you. Our museum receives no federal funding or any other form of tax-payer support. We need your help to honor the contributions and sacrifices of America’s Greatest Generation, and to preserve the inspiring story of World War II Aviation for all generations to come.

Visit the Museum Store

The National Museum of World War II Aviation’s flying collection is made possible through the generous
support of the aviation companies that contribute to the "Keep ‘em Flying!” program.

The National Museum of WW II Aviation features WWII-era veterans!!

SUNDAY AUGUST 16TH

There are few WWII-era veterans left, and the National Museum of World War II Aviation is providing an opportunity for the community to meet-and-greet some of these honored WWII veterans.

Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The National Museum of World War II Aviation
775 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, 80916

Scheduled to appear are:
Ed Beck—Army POW captured during the Battle of the Bulge who escaped from captivity.
Marilyn Doenges—Army nurse who served in the UK and Northern France
JJ Inman—P-51 pilot who flew missions in China
Noe Romero—Served on the U.S.S Yorktown at the Battle of Midway
Bill Roche—B-17 waist gunner who was shot down by German aircraft twice.
Cole “Junior” Griego—U.S. Navy Medic in the Battle of Iwo Jima

Advance admission purchases are advised for this event because advance ticket holders will be given priority to enter the museum. Appropriate social distancing and face masks will be required and strictly enforced.**

Historic note: 75 years ago on August 14, 1945 the Japanese surrendered, and hostilities in WWII ceased. The formal surrender of Japanese forces was signed Sept. 2, 1945.