Airmail Routes

Early USA trans-continental airmail route, circa 1924. Chicago was a central hub for mail flights! Which route would have delivered your mail? Visit the museum and check out our airmail display, featuring two original airmail planes. We’re open today 10am-4pm. Remember, we’re a non-profit supported entirely by people like you

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Travel Airs Display

This Aero Digest ad from 1926 humbly promotes how excellent their aircraft are. We tend to agree. Come see the Travel Airs on display at the museum – we’re open today 10am to 4pm! We’ve got a beautiful collection of original aviation magazines from the Golden Age – a treasure

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Come see our Aviation in Hollywood display!

Come see our Aviation in Hollywood display!

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Alberto Santos-Dumont

Today is the 120th anniversary of Alberto Santos-Dumont’s flight around the Eiffel Tower! On the afternoon of October 19, 1901, Santos-Dumont flew his specifically-designed Dirigible Number 6 from the Parc Saint Cloud to the Eiffel Tower and back; whoever could complete the flight in less than 30 minutes would win

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Learn The History of USA Airmail!

Airmail changed the the world – letters, business deals, news reports, cultural trends, and the entire way we think about communication and geography. What would you have been excited about if you were buying your first airmail stamp in 1918? Learn more about the history of USA Airmail at the

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Musical Airplanes

With a constantly rotating display of 20+ rare vintage aircraft, musical airplanes is the number one game at the museum! Stay tuned for the next video tour, focusing on this gorgeous Laird biplane. In the meantime, swing by and see what’s on display today – we are open 10am to

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Nash Car Club

Thanks to the Nash Car Club of America for touring the museum this morning! It was fun to see their beautifully restored cars, from 1936 and 1940 respectively.

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Come On Out

Worries about the rain today? Not Wild Bill Hopson, our resident Air Mail pilot. Just like the museum itself, Bill works rain or shine. We’re open til 4pm today, so come on out.

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Tonight at EAA Chapter 1414

We’re speaking tonight at EAA Chapter 1414 at Poplar Grove Airport. Thanks for having us here!

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Visit Us

Thanks to our friends at Green County Tourism for this great shot of director Pat in action! The museum is open 10am to 4pm Wednesday through Sunday. Come visit!

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