Hiller Aviation


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

(650) 654-0200


10 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week

Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Kids’ Carnival
Special activities just for kids! Paint-a-plane, check out aircraft, and more in a morning of high-flying fun!
Trains and Planes
See amazing model trains on display in beautiful settings crafted by dedicated enthusiasts.
Easter Bunny Arrives!
See the Easter Bunny land by helicopter!
Drone Meet
Drone Meet
Compete in a flight competition!
Paper Airplanes – 11:00 AM
Join world record holder John Collins in an exploration of paper airplanes!
Airport Runway Run
Walk! Jog! Stroll! Join us for the Airport Runway Run 2K/5K/10K at San Carlos Airport!
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

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