Hiller Aviation Museum

Things to do

From piloting a realistic flight simulator to building robotic drones, there are many opportunities at the museum to immerse yourself in the world of aviation. Special ongoing activities are described below.

Exercise your imagination at the Imagination Playground! Create and build large structures using safe and easy-to-maneuver foam blocks. Perfect for young children.

Free with Museum admission.
Open Daily 10 am – 5 pm

The Invention Lab uses tools of science to explore aviation, aerodynamics, engineering, assembly, and design. Perfect for children and adults.

Free with Museum admission.
Saturday and Sunday 11 am – 3 pm

With expert help from one of our volunteer pilots, discover how airplanes move in three dimensions with your hands at the controls. Take a virtual flight across the Bay and see the world from the unique perspective of a pilot.

Pass Required.

  • $5 per Pass (in addition to museum admission).
  • Pass is free for Members.
  • Obtain Passes at the Museum Gift Shop.

Saturday and Sunday, 11 am – 3 pm

Discover the fun and challenge of drone flight!. Observe drone demonstrations and see the remarkable capabilities of robotic aircraft.

Demonstrations are suitable for all ages.

Saturdays & Sundays 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Periodic Drone Flight Demonstrations & Drone Flight Simulation


Upcoming Events

Helicopter Day

Helicopter Day

Date December 3, 2023Time 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Each Helicopter Adventure starts with an introduction to the development of rotary-wing aircraft and explanation of the parts of the helicopter using a real Scorpion aircraft.

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Bot Bowl

Bot Bowl

Date December 10, 2023Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Robo Bowl and take a turn commanding programmable robots to run plays in the Hiller Aviation Museum’s own robotic stadium!

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