Your child’s imagination has them piloting an airplane one minute and jumping from cloud to cloud the next, so why not head to a place that will tap into that sense of wonder? Recently revamped, there’s lots to see and do at the “new” Hiller Aviation Museum. Here are just a few of the exciting things you’ll find at the Bay Area’s one-of-a-kind museum:
Think you’ve been to the HIler before? Think again! There’s way more to the “new” Hiller Aviation Museum than ever before. They’ve added a ton of hands-on activities, even more flight simulators and the highly-anticipated Drone Plex.
Kids can exercise their minds in the Invention Lab, where they can create and build with giant foam blocks, perfect for kids of all age, including the littles. Older kids and their grown-ups will delight in the Invention Lab where kids can explore topics like aerodynamics and engineering in a hands-on, lab-like environment.
Learn all about the history and the future of flight through multiple displays and exhibits, including large aircraft and flight simulators. They can even explore the cockpit of a 747.
“A great way to learn about the history of aviation from the beginning…I particularly liked the section on woman in flight. My eight- and ten-year-old boys loved all the simulators and displays they were able to touch and sit inside.”
— belindam, Auburn, MA
“You don’t need to be an airplane enthusiast to enjoy this pearl of a museum. Airplanes from the beginning of aviation, storytelling, interactive experiences, drone academy and much more.”
— Iholsen, Denmark
“Love visiting. Great place to take the kids. Very kid friendly. My kids loved it. The yearly event was also fun!”
— Gina F., Garden Valley, CA
“We took our nephew to this museum because he is obsessed with airplanes. He LOVED it here! Right when we walked in his eyes lit up and he was so fascinated with everything.”
— Patricia L., San Jose, CA
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