We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“World class facility”

EAA Aviation Museum
Ranked #1 of 33 things to do in Oshkosh
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, at the site of the world's largest aviation event (EAA AirVenture) the Museum is one of the most extensive aviation attractions in the world, a year-round destination for the entire family. Come and explore our world-class displays and galleries. Marvel at aviation innovations in our collection of more than 200 historic airplanes. Spend time in one of our four movie theaters. Take a ride in a vintage airplane at Pioneer Airport-a real working aerodrome right out of the "golden age" of aviation. Witness a piece of history in the Eagle Hangar, our tribute to World War II aviation and get "hands on" in the KidVenture Gallery, our exciting interactive gallery for kids of all ages!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Lockers / storage
Reviewed December 29, 2012

This museum has a huge amount of history all under one roof. The exhibits are set up for learning and admiration and the entire museum is more informative and exciting than the Smithsonian Air and Space museum. There is a huge interactive gallery for kids to learn about science and airplanes and Pioneer Airport is a one of a kind experience. This museum is truly for everyone, not just the airplane nuts who visit every July.

Thank Annie K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (565)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

456 - 460 of 565 reviews

Reviewed December 16, 2012

This is an easy review. All I have to say is Experimental Aircraft Associates. Having attended the EAA Fly In many times, sorry Paul I am old school, this is a must see. The museum is prefect. Every display, whether an airplane or exhibit, is first class. Every item is presented in a way that even a non airplane enthusiast will come away with an understanding and appreciation for all that EAA has done and will do in the future. I have worked with EAA in the past with my activities at the airport and I can truthfully say that there is no finer group of people that believes in giving the public all that it wants and more. I must tell you that I am not an EAA member but I am a believer in this fine organization and their museum.

Thank Greyfalcon777
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Once you get there you will know what I mean. It is extremely easy to catch the spirit of aviation when you visit the Museum. Members of EAA get to visit the Museum for free. At the same facility, and close by, classes are also held to train would be aviators and home builders the correct way to build, test fly, and become pilots. It is a vast resource of information. The Museum is just on spoke of the EAA "Wheel". It is a great family oriented organization. Thousands of volunteers gather every year for Airventure held in July annually. The Oshkosh airport becomes the busiest airport in the world that week each year. I visit the Museum each year and always find something new to look at and learn about. Don't pass up the opportunity to visit!

Thank keleeke
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Did this a few years back with my son and would like to do it again, nice to see the broad array of aircraft that come in for this extravaganza.

Thank James T J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 3, 2012

so every year the experimental air craft association puts on a HUGE air show and this museum is just another part of that i do believe open most of year and it is all things planes bring the kids and grandkids and have fun!!

Thank 101katra
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed EAA Aviation Museum also viewed

 

Been to EAA Aviation Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing