Glider Discovery Day
Build and launch a glider.
Helicopter Adventure
Build and launch a helicopter
Happy Birds
See amazing birds perform live!
Open Cockpit Day
Sit inside the cockpits of unique aircraft.
Paper Airplanes
Join world record holder John Collins in an exploration of paper airplanes!
“Sled Driver” – Brian Shul
See Brian Shul, legendary SR-71 pilot.
Flight Sim Zone
Take the controls of a simulated airplane in a flight over the Bay.
Grumman HU-16-RD “Albatross”
Grumman HU16-RD "Albatross"
Invention Lab
Use tools of science to explore aviation and technology.
L39C “Albatros”
L39C "Albatros" 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

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Field Trips
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Hiller Aviation


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

(650) 654-0200


Open 10 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week.
Closed Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Click here for our COVID-19 protocols.