Welcome to my plane world. This page is about airmuseums.
But is it a plain world ! ?
On this page I will present for you some fine and interesting museums of aviation and space that I have visited.
Most of the museums are located in the USA, but two are here in Sweden and one in Denmark.
On the bottom of the page are links to my own pictures from some of the museums.
- Air Force Museum, Wrigh-Patterson Air force Base, Dayton, Ohio. USAF:s main museum. Planes from the early years to present. A very large collection. A huge B-36 in the main hangar.
- Boeing Factory, Everett, north of Seattle, not a museum, but an interesting place to visit. Hourly tours. See the 747:s beeing assambled.
- Planes of Fame Museum, Chino, California. Many planes in flying condition, simple, but nice freindly athmosphere. A good chance to see a P38 or Mustang in operation or beeing worked on.
- Confederate Air force, Midland, Texas. Large collection of WW2-planes in flying condition. Big yearly airshow in october.
- Museum of Flight, located at Boeing Field, Seattle. Modern museum with planes from all era;s and many countries, not only by Boeing. Includes the old "red barn" , Boeings first factory.
- Edwards ,NASA Dryden, Edwards AFB, 2 hours by car north of Los Angeles, California. Guided tours two times a day - make reservation. This is the place where Chuck Yeager made a hole in the sound barrier 1947.
- NASA Kennedy Spacecenter, on Floridas east coast. Rockets, satellites, moonlanders, shuttles - all you want to know about space. Get inside a spaceshuttle.
- NASA LBJ Spacecenter, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas. This is the controlcenter for spaceflights - many interesting exhibitions.
- National Atomic Museum, Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Large collection of nuclear technology, planes, rockets.
- Pima Air & Space Museum. Tucson, Arizona. Over 250 airplanes in- and outdoors. Presidential planes, WW-2-planes, early jets, helicopters, big transporters, seaplanes, modern jets, even russian jets. My favorite museum ! ( 4 visits since 1977 ). Also visit the Titan missile silo south of Tucson.
- Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC. Impressive. If it flies - they have got it ! From Wright Brothers to spaceage. A must if you visit DC.
- Weeks Airmuseum, Miami Florida. Not one of the biggest, but very nice and many planes in flying condition, also fine collection of old pistonengines. Museum now moved to the Orlandoarea.
- SWEDEN: Flygvapenmuseum, Linköping. Official museum of the Swedish Air Force. Nice exhibition of swedish aircraft. See the only remaining SAAB B-18 and of course Tunnan, Lansen and Draken.
- SWEDEN: SvedinosUgglarps Bil och Flygmuseum, north of Halmstad on the westcoast of Sweden. A mix of planes and cars, in- and outdoors.
- DENMARK:Danmarks FlyvemuseumA fine collection, near the city of Helsingore. Includes some
old cars too.
- GERMANY:Peenemuende This is the place where the germans developed and tested
the V-2 rocket. Interesting museum with rockets, aircraft and ships, even a former russian submarine.
This page was updated July 14 2003