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The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center, located in the land of industry innovators in the Philadelphia region, is the nation's premier aviation museum devoted exclusively to helicopters. Established in 1996, the nonprofit organization...more
We went today because my husband flew helicopters two tours in Vietnam. We both enjoyed and he said he saw things he had not seen in very long time. Exhibits presented very well, hands on and sit in ones for kids. Very nice and helpful...More
Attended a wedding here in 2017 and was blown away by the venue! Food was really good, lighting and music handled well, facility very clean and accessible. The extra value came with the ability to walk around and take a close-up look at many of...More
Rode up with friends from Baltimore for a visit. Terrific displays of both civil and military helicopters. Displays also tell the history of helicopter aviation development in the surrounding area. Saw several families there also while visiting so it's great for people of all ages....More
My grandchildren, 12 year old twin boys and a10 year old girl loved this setting. With so many sites that are high tech with gadgets and gizmos this was a refreshing low key environment. We easily strolled around and the kids climbed into cockpits. They...More
This is a good place to spot vintage Helicopters and their wartime history. Kids will love the place as they have programs for the kids. See website for more details and all the new and ever expanding programs during the year which includes kids activities....More
Don't expect the largest museum but it's packed with information. Being a fixed wing person the museum kept my interest. Several heliopers outside that kids (and grownups) can board. Friendly staff. A bonus, across from the airport so you can watch planes.
Well, since I've flown a couple of these types including the Bell Single Huey and the Sikorsky Sea King for Her Majesty as a Canadian Forces pilot back in the day, it's always great to see these old birds in relative captivity and not leaking...More
I took my niece and nephew here for the afternoon and initially my expectations were low and I didn’t expect to be there too long. I was wrong. The kids had an amazing time looking at the various helicopters, many of which they were able...More
West Chester is west of Philadelphia. It will take about 45 minutes to travel from Philadelphia to West Chester. You can reach the area by traveling west on Route 3 (West Chester Pike) or by using the Schuylkill Expressway... More
West Chester is west of Philadelphia. It will take about 45 minutes to travel from Philadelphia to West Chester. You can reach the area by traveling west on Route 3 (West Chester Pike) or by using the Schuylkill Expressway to Route 202 South.