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Hiller Aviation Museum

601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070-2702
+1 650-654-0200
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Awesome staff, lots older prop and heli, simulators, large gift shop the baby loved!

If going with a young child, buy something small for him/her at the gift shop to help keep them... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rick J
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Better than expected

Well done aviation museum. Lots of vintage aircraft. (The initial flight stuff not the typical WWII... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TAMAN1951
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601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070-2702
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Reviewed yesterday

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My son has been here 3-4 times in the last year. Simple and easy to get to with a wide array of both old and experimental aircraft.

Thank TravelDocD
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

There are so many planes and helicopters and other early forms of flying machines tucked inside this one large room! With many items there is also a video or vintage photos showing the device. They also have so many hands on things for all ages...More

Thank JGluvsMexico
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place has really upped its game in the last few years. The displays are clean and modern. They have added a drone cage where you can take flying lessons and a plane simulator to try and land at SFO. (ok...this is hard...) Great for...More

Thank Germaine B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A group of 9 retirees visited the Aviation Museum on Good Friday. The museum was busy as there was also a model railroad exhibit/show going on. Our docent showed us around the museum and provided interesting facts that one might overlook. We then spent time...More

Thank Les H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Hiller Museum has a large exhibit including anything from spy planes to some of the first planes built. A jet plane behind the museum is an exciting exhibit. A Burger King is located within walking distance if you want to have lunch near the...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Lots of aviation history - the section on "Women in Flight" particularly interesting and the history of aviation in San Carlos and the Peninsula. Activities for children, a nice gift shop and friendly volunteers.....work shop is "viewable" via a window to see items being prepared...More

Thank LVSMaui2
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a super place to spend around three hours with kids older than about six. They can get very involved in the exhibits and the games. A great learning experience for young and old.

Thank George G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice local place to learn about flights, early san carlos airport history, and space flight. Lots of different planes and some space memorabilia to look at and read about. Some videos and a few simulators to play on. Likely only need about an hour to...More

Thank robthedragon
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