Educator Resources

Welcome to the Hiller Aviation Museum and the world of flight! We look forward to seeing you and your class at the Museum soon. Please review our welcome letter and our Visitor Guide before visiting our Museum. As you prepare for your visit, you may find the following information helpful.

Educator Membership

Classroom teachers working in public or private K-12 schools are welcome to join the Museum as Educator Members at no charge. Educator Members receive the benefits of Individual Membership, including free admission to the Museum for a period of one year and a 10% discount on most Gift Shop items. Educator Membership is free to qualified teachers. To apply, download our Educator Membership Application and return with the required employment documentation to:

Hiller Aviation Museum
Attn: Membership Department
601 Skyway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Join today and begin enjoying the benefits of Membership at the Hiller Aviation Museum!

Teacher Workshop Resources

The Hiller Aviation Museum supports teacher professional development by presenting inservice workshops and presentations at select educator conferences.  Handouts from recent workshops are available for download below.

Exhibit Safaris Scavenger Hunts

Before or after any hands-on programs that you have selected are complete, you may wish to have your class participate in an Exhibit Safari appropriate to their grade level and your objectives for the field trip. Student and teacher masters for your Safari are linked below, and additional hard copies are available on request at the volunteer station adjacent to the restrooms in the Museum Atrium.


Aerodynamics (5-8) Aerodynamics Key
California Aviation History (4) California Aviation History Key
Dream of Flight (2-5) Dream of Flight Key
Dream of Flight Tour – Español  
Women in Aviation Women in Aviation Key
Young Aviators (K-2) Young Aviators Key
Young Aviators Tour – Español

Hiller at Home

Let the Hiller Aviation Museum come to you with a virtual experience!  Learn about aircraft on exhibit, take a virtual tour, print, cut, fold and build a flight-related project or drive a simulated Mars rover across the surface of the Red Planet!


Hiller at Home


How to Schedule Your Field Trip

1.   Determine at least two possible dates for your field trip.
2.   Select PROGRAM topic for hands-on program.
3.   Use our online field trip request system or call the Hiller Aviation Museum at (650) 654-0200 at least two weeks in advance of your requested date to make a reservation.

Confirmation information is distributed via email within three business days. Review confirmation information carefully upon receipt.