May 1, 2020 – June 26, 2020 all-day

Hiller at Home

Explore the world of flight from the comfort of your own home!  Check out the links below to access at-home activities in flight for kids, information about aircraft on exhibit at the Hiller Aviation Museum, a virtual tour of the main exhibit Gallery and even an at-home Mars rover simulator!

Presentations, exploits, research and even some tall tales from aviators and flying enthusiasts. 

Each talk is about 20-30 minutes with time for Q&A. 

Presented via Zoom.  Pre-registration required.

See the upcoming schedule for specific dates and times.

Free of charge!

Hear about all of the crazy questions, unique characters, and interesting astronomy that UCSC astronomy PhD student Brian DiGiorgio has found in two years manning the UC’s “Ask an Astronomer” service. Brian will talk about lessons learned from running the website as well as some highlights over the years, including live Q&A with Brian.

Click here to register on Zoom.

Virtual Invention Lab

Join a live Zoom session with Hiller Aviation Museum educators broadcasting from the Invention Lab!  Learn about an exciting topic in flight and participate in a flight-themed activity.  Sessions available Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons – no pre-registration required!

Virtual Invention Lab

Aviation Trivia Quiz

Challenge your aviation knowledge with a short, fun quiz!  Participants may enter their contact information at the end of the quiz to have their name and score posted on the scoreboard, or simply select “skip” to complete the quiz anonymously.  Good luck!

Airliner Identification

Aircraft Stories

Each aircraft in the Hiller Aviation Museum’s collection has a unique story of its own!  Visit our Aircraft on Display page for a complete list, or check out the links on some of the Museum’s most popular air vehicles below!

Virtual Tour

Explore the Hiller Aviation Museum’s collection of innovative and historic aircraft without leaving home!  The virtual tour puts each visitor in command with the ability to move through the collection and visit exhibits of interest.


Virtual Tour

NASA Simulations

Program and drive a simulated Mars rover, control the powerful antennae of NASA’s Deep Space Network, or manage a resupply mission to the International Space Station!  No download required, simply visit the NASA web pages linked below for immersive and interactive simulation experiences.



Color and Share

Join the Hiller Aviation Museum community in a fun, shareable at-home project!  Download, color, return and share a special aircraft!  Print and color at home or use an electronic painting app to make a creative design, then review a gallery of collected artwork!

Coloring Contest