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About The Museum
The College Park Aviation Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting aviation innovations at College Park Airport and in Prince George’s County while fostering research, inventiveness, and lifelong curiosity about the history and science of flight.The College Park Aviation Museum opened in 1998 and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
The museum is a 27,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility located on the grounds of the world's oldest continuously operating airport in College Park, MD.
The College Park Airport, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, also features a 1919 airmail hangar and Compass Rose on the grounds. The airport runway is just outside the glass windows of the museum – be sure to watch for a take-off or landing as today's pilots take to the sky!