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Hiller Aviation Museum

601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070-2702
+1 650-654-0200
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A Touch of History

This not a huge museum, but touches on the history of flight with examples of early aircraft. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glen N
Afternoon Visit

This museum has many items with which to listen, see, and try. It is interactive and has friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Penticton, Canada
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601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070-2702
+1 650-654-0200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This not a huge museum, but touches on the history of flight with examples of early aircraft. There a nice section on helicopters. There are some interactive exhibits and videos. There are other interactive activities that have an added cost.

Thank Glen N
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This museum has many items with which to listen, see, and try. It is interactive and has friendly helpful staff. We learned some new things during our 1 hour and 45 minute stay. We purchased some flying machines to play with at home. If you...More

Thank Lois67
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

You don't need to be an airplane enthusiast to enjoy this pearl of a museum. Airplanes from the beginning of aviation, storytelling, interactive experiences, drone academy and much more. It's special to be seated in the cockpit of a 747. Sign up for a membership...More

Thank lholsen
Reviewed 16 December 2017

What this is not: a war bird museum like most. Hiller was a pioneer in vertical flight and much of the display is dedicated to that. The only outside static display is the nose section of an old 747. Inside there are early 1900's craft,...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We have visited the Hiller Aviation Museum on a few occasions. The displays are very interesting. There is so much aviation history to explore during your visit. We really enjoyed all of our visits to the museum.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I was on a weekend trip to visit my daughter and the two of se decide to make a stop at this great aviation museum mainly because I am a pilot and aviation geek. There are a lot of great things to see including the...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love visiting. Great place to take the kids. Very kid friendly. My kids loved it. The yearly event was also fun

Thank Gina F
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The kids learnt how to fly a plane using a flight simulator. They also participated in a paper plane making competition in the lobby.

Thank GoUSC1000Oaks
Reviewed 21 September 2017

If going with a young child, buy something small for him/her at the gift shop to help keep them occupied while you go nuts on the chopper sim ;+) Wish we could have stayed longer but I had a flight lesson next door.

Thank Rick J
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Well done aviation museum. Lots of vintage aircraft. (The initial flight stuff not the typical WWII stuff). Very clean and organized. An hour or so should do it. Very clean and slow paced. Not expensive at all.

Thank TAMAN1951
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