Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation

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The Museum is open daily from 10 am-5 pm, except for major holidays. Read more to help plan your visit.

Santa Fly In
Santa Fly-In
Watch Santa fly into the historic College Park Airport! Make holiday arts and crafts, then have your picture taken with Santa. Sat., Dec. 5, 12 noon-4 pm, $5/participant. Santa will arrive at 12:30 pm.

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Holiday Trains & Planes
During the holiday season, check out the National Capital Trackers' display of fast-moving model trains at the museum. Children can spark their imagination and bring history to life with the various displays. Sat., Dec. 12-19; 10 am-3 pm (Sat. only).  Free with museum admission.
the plane of tomorrow, today exhibit
Exhibit: The Plane of Tomorrow, Today!
Within months of the end of WWII, the Engineering and Research Corporation (ERCO) began marketing its spin-off, stall-resistant, plane for anyone--the Ercoupe. This exhibit draws on the museum's vast collection of ERCO material to illuminate the design, marketing and worldwide success of the Ercoupe.
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Have your birthday party at College Park Aviation Museum!
The museum hosts Aviation Adventure Birthday Parties for youth ages 3-12. Each party includes an aviation-themed craft, museum exploration, a private party room, and other fine amenities. Please call 301-864-6029 for availability or visit this page for more information.