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.
American Helicopter Museum and Educational Center reviews
Small building with a dense collection of helicopters. Some of the staff are eager to share, the best part. Not a lot for those "tweens" who aren't excited by helicopters. Overall a charming place. more »
I really enjoyed this museum. I'm an aviation buff, and I've visited most of the aviation-related museums in the country, but somehow missed this one. It is small but quite well-organized and the... more »
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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