American Helicopter Museum and Educational Center, West Chester

4.4
#1 of 19 in Things to do in West Chester
American Helicopter Museum and Educational Center remains the country's premier aviation institution, dedicated specifically to helicopters. The non-profit established in 1996 collects, restores, and exhibits rotary-wing aircraft, including dozens of civilian and military convertiplanes, autogiros, and helicopters. It's a great chance to enjoy a real-life history lessons, with opportunities to climb into aircraft cockpits and try your hand at some of the controls. Check the website for upcoming special events and various kid-friendly programs. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to American Helicopter Museum and Educational Center by using our West Chester trip planner.
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  • After an active session at the swing set we arrived at the helecopter museum. The boys. 3 and 1.5 were immediately attracted to the copters. And so was I. We climbed in those copters we could...  more »
  • Recently visited this museum. There is a nice variety of helicopters accompanied by a great deal of information. While I am not a flying enthusiast, I found the museum interesting and a valuable...  more »
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  • Nice surprise find. This had about a dozen helicopters and 5 of which you can go in. Kids had a blast playing inside them. It has a cute kids are for tots. Overall, this is a nice stop.
  • We absolutely love this place. Displays inside change regularly. Today they were selling helicopter rides. It was fun to watch small planes taking off and landing during our visit.

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