Hiller Aviation


Hiller Aviation Museum
601 Skyway Rd.
San Carlos, CA 94070

(650) 654-0200


10 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week (see exception below)

Museum closes early at 4 pm on Saturday, Dec. 16, for a private event.
Museum closed all day Monday, Dec. 18, for a private event.

Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Flight Sim Zone
Take the controls of a simulated airplane in a flight over the Bay.
FMX Flight Simulator
Fly a realistic, full-motion flight simulator.
Grumman HU-16-RD “Albatross”
Grumman HU16-RD "Albatross"
Invention Lab
Use tools of science to explore aviation and technology.
L39C “Albatross”
L39C "Albatross" Jet
Scout Programs
Drone Rangers Workshop
Drone Rangers Workshop
Happy Birds
See amazing birds perform live!
Nano Drone Workshop – PM
Nano Drone Workshop - PM
“Sled Driver” – Brian Shul
See Brian Shul, legendary SR-71 pilot.
Noon Years Eve
Celebrate Noon Years Eve with music, activities and a balloon drop at noon!
Paper Airplanes – 1:30 PM
Join world record holder John Collins in an exploration of paper airplanes!

Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.

― Leonardo da Vinci

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.

— Mary Kay Ash

You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky.

— Amelia Earhart

Science, freedom, beauty, adventure: what more could you ask of life? Aviation combined all the elements I loved.

— Charles Lindbergh

Regular Features

Field Trips
Museum Shop