Wisconsin Air and Space Museums

Wisconsin has museums from one end of the state to the other to commemorate our citizens' place in aeronautics history.

  • Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin - Sheboygan Falls
    The Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin offers a wide range of aviation-related opportunities. The center provides educational and community programs as well as a library, laboratory and museum.
  • Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum - Sparta
    The Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum honors Donald “Deke” Slayton, a former astronaut and resident of Sparta, WI. The museum celebrates various modes of transportation and takes visitors through the progression of transportation from bicycles to airplanes to space shuttles.
  • EAA Chapter 838 Museum - Racine
    The EAA Chapter 838 Museum has a 1929 Taperwing WACO, along with exhibits about pioneer aviator Carlyle Godske, designer Alfred Lawson, and early Barnstormer and paratrooper P.J. “Fig” Landremann. There is much to explore from aviation stamps to restored aircraft.
  • Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Airventure Museum - Oshkosh
    The renowned EAA Museum has more than 250 historic airplanes for you to discover, along with five movie theaters, a tribute to aviation in World War II and a hands-on gallery for kids. The museum offers new exhibits and various events throughout the year.
  • Mitchell Gallery of Flight - Milwaukee
    The Mitchell Gallery of Flight, housed inside General Mitchell International Airport, has permanent and periodically changing displays about aircraft, the airport, space, and various icons in aviation history. The museum also offers educational opportunities and publishes a quarterly newsletter, Flightlines.
  • Kelch Aviation Museum - Brodhead
    The Kelch Aviation Museum, housed in six hangars at the Brodhead Airport, contains a unique collection from the “Golden Age of Aviation.” The collection includes 12 vintage aircraft, as well as several vintage automobiles.
  • Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center - Superior
    The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center celebrates the memory of Major Richard Bong along with all veterans of World War II and future conflicts. You can view a P-38 Lightning, as well as galleries from the Korean War, WWII, The Cold War, Vietnam, Desert Storm and The War on Terror.
  • Spaceport Sheboygan - Sheboygan
    Spaceport Sheboygan, a science education facility, features exhibits that display the achievements in the aerospace field and industry. The exhibit halls celebrate the history and future of space exploration. There are also learning modules, labs and simulators for visitors.
  • Wisconsin National Guard Museum - Camp Williams/Volk Field
    The Wisconsin National Guard Museum celebrates the rich history of the National Guard and pays tribute to the men and women who have served. The exhibits in the museum portray the National Guard from its conception in the 1800s to the present day. Among the exhibits, you will find historic aircraft and weaponry along with photos and displays.