The Museum will hold its first Open Cockpit of the new year on Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For this event, we will be partnering with Beardsley Zoo and Old New-Gate Prison for a soaring good time! With two educational sessions at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Beardsley Zoo Educators will bring science to life with their interactive aviary demonstrations. Old New-Gate Prison will be onsite with bat themed activities and educational information on how bats help our environment.
This event will also include; climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and much more! A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B "Huey" helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.
You can download a flyer HERE.
These events and activities are included in the price of admission and are subject to change. The Museum and the Wings 'n Things Gift Shop will open until 5:00 p.m. Sneakers or rubber-soled shoes are recommended.