1940 Air Terminal Museum, Houston

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The 1940 Air Terminal Museum is a museum located in Houston, Texas, United States, at William P. Hobby Airport. Collections are housed in the original art deco building which served as the first purpose-built terminal for passenger flight in Houston. The museum currently exhibits several collections focusing on Houston's civil aviation history and is operated by the Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society (HAHS), a recognized Texas 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
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  • Our docent was so nice and knowledgeable. The museum has a lot of early air travel-related items that we found interesting, and that I think would also be of particular interest to people that lived.....  more »
  • 5 stars because at $5, this is a steal; and it's on the grounds of Hobby, so if you fly Southwest, it's an excellent stop while you wait for the hotel check in. Also on the grounds of the airport...  more »
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  • Really interesting place, somewhat off the beaten path but worth the trip to check it out. Makes for a great complement to a day at Johnson Space Center if you're hanging around I-45 for the day. Did you know the precursor to Hobby Airport had international flights in the 40s and 50s? All kinds of great facts and details from that era, including a vintage plane you can climb into. Family friendly!
  • What an awesome little place. It's filled with so much history and beautiful collections that have been donated by locals. The guys there were super nice & helpful and the planes look amazing there. Even the tickets are cheap so no excuse to not go.

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