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Oct
2
Sat
2021
Open Cockpit Day
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open Cockpit Day

Open Cockpit Day

Upcoming dates:

Saturday, October 2, 2021 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Monday, December 27, 2021 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Event included with Museum admission.

Online tickets available on VBO

Join us for a unique opportunity to gain a pilot’s eye perspective on many of the Hiller Aviation Museum’s aircraft. The McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, Boeing 747 and Hiller H-12 cockpits are always open, but on Open Cockpit Days the doors and canopies of many additional aircraft in the Museum’s collection swing open to allow visitors a special chance to sit inside and explore the controls and instruments needed to fly these aircraft.

Sit in the cockpits of the following aircraft:

  • Grumman HU-16 Albatross
  • Fokker Dr.1 Red Baron 
  • Aero Commander 500U
  • Boeing 737-100
  • Boeing 747
  • Cessna 177 Cardinal
  • Aero L-39 Albatross
  • Bell 47D
Oct
10
Sun
2021
Water Rocket Rally
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Water Rocket Rally

Upcoming dates:

All Rallies 11 am – 12 pm

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Sunday, October 10, 2021
Sunday, November 7, 2021

Event included with Museum admission. Free for Museum Members.

Event dates and/or format subject to change if required by public health orders.

Advanced tickets available on VBO Tickets

Discover the world of rockets!

Bring along a recycled 1- or 2-liter soda bottle or purchase a new water rocket body in the Museum’s Gift Shop ($1.50/bottle) and join the rocket workshop!  Use a variety of common craft materials to convert a bottle into a high performance rocket vehicle, then test fly it across the Museum’s Courtyard on a fountain of compressed air and water.

Event is included with Museum admission.

Participants must bring a clean, empty soda bottle (water bottles are not suitable for this activity), or may purchase one in the Museum’s Gift Shop on the day of the event.

Oct
16
Sat
2021
Visions From the Stratosphere Benefit Gala @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Visions from the Stratosphere

17th Annual Benefit Gala — An outdoor event!

Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 5 pm

You are invited to enjoy the view from above. Please join us for this Hiller Aviation Museum fundraiser.

  • 5 pm ~ Cocktails in the newly renovated outdoor museum courtyard
  • 6:30 pm ~ Dinner & Auction under an outdoor canopy
  • The Museum’s large hangar door will be open for those who wish to explore the museum

Sponsorship, Ticket, Auction, and Donation activities support Hiller Aviation Museum’s mission of aviation and STEM education. Your support nurtures the bold visions that inspire youth to pursue their own dreams of aviation, science, and engineering.

Sponsorships and tickets now available.

Keynote by Alan Eustace

Stratospheric Explorer, Pilot, Tech Executive, and World Record Holder for Highest Altitude Free-Fall Jump 

 

Donations are 100% tax deductible.

 

To donate by credit card:

 www.hiller.givesmart.com

 

Other Ways to Donate

Mail:
Hiller Aviation Museum
Attn: Visions From the Stratosphere
601 Skyway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

DAF:
Hiller Aviation Institute & Museum nonprofit tax ID# 94-3226411

Stock:

Transfer securities to Hiller Aviation Institute
Account # 1443-3821 / DTC #0141
First Clearing Corp. (Wells Fargo Advisors)
1950 University Avenue, #300
E. Palo Alto, CA  94303

Matching Gift and Volunteer Grant information provided by
Powered by Double the Donation

Special Thanks to the Hiller Aviation Museum Board of Directors

Stephen S. Hiller, Chair; Hank Scherf, Vice Chair; Don Eaton, Secretary

Mark Jon Bluth ∙ Bram Bout ∙ Oliver Coolidge ∙ Matt Croce ∙ Eileen DiGiorgio ∙ Rick Ellinger ∙ Bob Grassilli ∙ Rick Gostyla ∙ Marian Harris ∙ Kirsten Komoroske ∙ Chris Lee ∙ Bob Lundy ∙ Robert MacLean ∙ Thom Maslow ∙ Manuel Terranova

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For more information, contact: Rebecca Duran, VP of Development, at 650-654-0200 ext. 203 or duran@hiller.org.

Auction item donations also appreciated. To donate an auction prize contact Rebecca or click here.

Oct
23
Sat
2021
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum

The best Halloween Haunted Hangar for Families on the San Francisco Peninsula!

Hiller-Haunted-Hangar-Party

Haunted Hangar

October 23 – October 31, Daily 10 AM – 5 PM

Special activities on the weekends:

Saturday, Oct. 23 & Sunday Oct. 24

  • Halloween Kid’s Carnival 10 AM – 12 PM – Paint-A-Plane

Saturday, Oct. 30 & Sunday Oct 31

  • Halloween Kids’ Carnival – Helicopter Pumpkin Drop (Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM & Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM)

Haunted Hangar Display is included with museum admission.

Museum Members are Free. Just show your membership card at the door.

Visit the Hiller Aviation Museum this October for a frightful treat!

Come in costume and see the Gallery decked out in its spooky Halloween decorations and the “Great Pumpkin” Scavenger Hunt..

Join the excitement with special activities just for kids on the weekends during our Kids’ Carnival.  Aircraft checkouts, cockpit exploration, glider and helicopter construction and more are just some of the activities that will be available.

  • Oct 23 & 24 Kids’ Carnival will feature Paint-A-Plane in fun Halloween colors. 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Oct 30 & 31 Kids’ Carnival will feature the famous Helicopter Pumpkin Drop!
  • Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM (drop at 6:30 PM)
  • Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM (drop at 12 PM)

Come and safely celebrate Halloween at the Hiller Aviation Museum this year!

Kids’ Carnival
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kids’ Carnival

Sunday, September 19, 10 AM – 12 PM
Saturday, October 23, 10 AM – 12 PM (Special Halloween Event)
Sunday, October 24, 10 AM – 12 PM (Special Halloween Event)
Sunday, November 14, 10 AM – 12 PM

Event included with Museum admission. No charge for Museum Members.

Event date and/or format subject to change if required by public health orders.

Join the excitement with special activities just for kids!  Aircraft checkouts, cockpit exploration, glider and helicopter construction and more are just some of the activities available at each Kids’ Carnival.

Advance tickets available on VBO Tickets

Kids’ Carnival Activities

Outdoor Kids’ Carnival
Fall 2021

 

  • Paint-a-Plane Cessna Cardinal
  • Scorpion Helicopter Checkout
  • Paper Helicopter Construction
  • Penguin Airplane Assembly
  • Open Cockpit Aircraft

Halloween Kids’ Carnival
October 2021

 

  • Vertical Wind Tunnels & Ghosticopters
  • Special Spooky Crafts
  • Halloween-Themed Paint-a-Plane
  • Haunted Hangar Gallery Decorations
  • And Much More!
Oct
24
Sun
2021
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum

The best Halloween Haunted Hangar for Families on the San Francisco Peninsula!

Hiller-Haunted-Hangar-Party

Haunted Hangar

October 23 – October 31, Daily 10 AM – 5 PM

Special activities on the weekends:

Saturday, Oct. 23 & Sunday Oct. 24

  • Halloween Kid’s Carnival 10 AM – 12 PM – Paint-A-Plane

Saturday, Oct. 30 & Sunday Oct 31

  • Halloween Kids’ Carnival – Helicopter Pumpkin Drop (Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM & Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM)

Haunted Hangar Display is included with museum admission.

Museum Members are Free. Just show your membership card at the door.

Visit the Hiller Aviation Museum this October for a frightful treat!

Come in costume and see the Gallery decked out in its spooky Halloween decorations and the “Great Pumpkin” Scavenger Hunt..

Join the excitement with special activities just for kids on the weekends during our Kids’ Carnival.  Aircraft checkouts, cockpit exploration, glider and helicopter construction and more are just some of the activities that will be available.

  • Oct 23 & 24 Kids’ Carnival will feature Paint-A-Plane in fun Halloween colors. 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Oct 30 & 31 Kids’ Carnival will feature the famous Helicopter Pumpkin Drop!
  • Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM (drop at 6:30 PM)
  • Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM (drop at 12 PM)

Come and safely celebrate Halloween at the Hiller Aviation Museum this year!

Kids’ Carnival
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kids’ Carnival

Sunday, September 19, 10 AM – 12 PM
Saturday, October 23, 10 AM – 12 PM (Special Halloween Event)
Sunday, October 24, 10 AM – 12 PM (Special Halloween Event)
Sunday, November 14, 10 AM – 12 PM

Event included with Museum admission. No charge for Museum Members.

Event date and/or format subject to change if required by public health orders.

Join the excitement with special activities just for kids!  Aircraft checkouts, cockpit exploration, glider and helicopter construction and more are just some of the activities available at each Kids’ Carnival.

Advance tickets available on VBO Tickets

Kids’ Carnival Activities

Outdoor Kids’ Carnival
Fall 2021

 

  • Paint-a-Plane Cessna Cardinal
  • Scorpion Helicopter Checkout
  • Paper Helicopter Construction
  • Penguin Airplane Assembly
  • Open Cockpit Aircraft

Halloween Kids’ Carnival
October 2021

 

  • Vertical Wind Tunnels & Ghosticopters
  • Special Spooky Crafts
  • Halloween-Themed Paint-a-Plane
  • Haunted Hangar Gallery Decorations
  • And Much More!
Oct
25
Mon
2021
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum

The best Halloween Haunted Hangar for Families on the San Francisco Peninsula!

Hiller-Haunted-Hangar-Party

Haunted Hangar

October 23 – October 31, Daily 10 AM – 5 PM

Special activities on the weekends:

Saturday, Oct. 23 & Sunday Oct. 24

  • Halloween Kid’s Carnival 10 AM – 12 PM – Paint-A-Plane

Saturday, Oct. 30 & Sunday Oct 31

  • Halloween Kids’ Carnival – Helicopter Pumpkin Drop (Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM & Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM)

Haunted Hangar Display is included with museum admission.

Museum Members are Free. Just show your membership card at the door.

Visit the Hiller Aviation Museum this October for a frightful treat!

Come in costume and see the Gallery decked out in its spooky Halloween decorations and the “Great Pumpkin” Scavenger Hunt..

Join the excitement with special activities just for kids on the weekends during our Kids’ Carnival.  Aircraft checkouts, cockpit exploration, glider and helicopter construction and more are just some of the activities that will be available.

  • Oct 23 & 24 Kids’ Carnival will feature Paint-A-Plane in fun Halloween colors. 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Oct 30 & 31 Kids’ Carnival will feature the famous Helicopter Pumpkin Drop!
  • Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM (drop at 6:30 PM)
  • Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM (drop at 12 PM)

Come and safely celebrate Halloween at the Hiller Aviation Museum this year!

Oct
26
Tue
2021
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum

The best Halloween Haunted Hangar for Families on the San Francisco Peninsula!

Hiller-Haunted-Hangar-Party

Haunted Hangar

October 23 – October 31, Daily 10 AM – 5 PM

Special activities on the weekends:

Saturday, Oct. 23 & Sunday Oct. 24

  • Halloween Kid’s Carnival 10 AM – 12 PM – Paint-A-Plane

Saturday, Oct. 30 & Sunday Oct 31

  • Halloween Kids’ Carnival – Helicopter Pumpkin Drop (Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM & Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM)

Haunted Hangar Display is included with museum admission.

Museum Members are Free. Just show your membership card at the door.

Visit the Hiller Aviation Museum this October for a frightful treat!

Come in costume and see the Gallery decked out in its spooky Halloween decorations and the “Great Pumpkin” Scavenger Hunt..

Join the excitement with special activities just for kids on the weekends during our Kids’ Carnival.  Aircraft checkouts, cockpit exploration, glider and helicopter construction and more are just some of the activities that will be available.

  • Oct 23 & 24 Kids’ Carnival will feature Paint-A-Plane in fun Halloween colors. 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Oct 30 & 31 Kids’ Carnival will feature the famous Helicopter Pumpkin Drop!
  • Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM (drop at 6:30 PM)
  • Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM (drop at 12 PM)

Come and safely celebrate Halloween at the Hiller Aviation Museum this year!

Oct
27
Wed
2021
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Halloween Haunted Hangar @ Hiller Aviation Museum

The best Halloween Haunted Hangar for Families on the San Francisco Peninsula!

Hiller-Haunted-Hangar-Party

Haunted Hangar

October 23 – October 31, Daily 10 AM – 5 PM

Special activities on the weekends:

Saturday, Oct. 23 & Sunday Oct. 24

  • Halloween Kid’s Carnival 10 AM – 12 PM – Paint-A-Plane

Saturday, Oct. 30 & Sunday Oct 31

  • Halloween Kids’ Carnival – Helicopter Pumpkin Drop (Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM & Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM)

Haunted Hangar Display is included with museum admission.

Museum Members are Free. Just show your membership card at the door.

Visit the Hiller Aviation Museum this October for a frightful treat!

Come in costume and see the Gallery decked out in its spooky Halloween decorations and the “Great Pumpkin” Scavenger Hunt..

Join the excitement with special activities just for kids on the weekends during our Kids’ Carnival.  Aircraft checkouts, cockpit exploration, glider and helicopter construction and more are just some of the activities that will be available.

  • Oct 23 & 24 Kids’ Carnival will feature Paint-A-Plane in fun Halloween colors. 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Oct 30 & 31 Kids’ Carnival will feature the famous Helicopter Pumpkin Drop!
  • Oct 30, 5 PM – 6:30 PM (drop at 6:30 PM)
  • Oct 31, 10 AM – 12 PM (drop at 12 PM)

Come and safely celebrate Halloween at the Hiller Aviation Museum this year!