FamiliesCollege Park Aviation Museum is family-friendly and filled with hands-on, interactive exhibits. Touch, explore, and sit in the cockpit of our "Imagination Plane", a 1939 blue Taylorcraft. Visit our hands-on room to learn about flight and to dress like a pilot. Fly away in one of our simulators or play on our outdoor pedal planes. There are many options for any family to choose from.
The museum also offers exciting family programs and special events throughout the year!
See our calendar for specific dates and other family-friendly special events.
Peter Pan ClubThe Peter Pan Club is College Park Aviation Museum's pre-school learning club. Join us for aviation stories and activities the second and fourth Thursdays of every month.
This activity is free with regular museum admission, and reservations are not required. The Peter Pan Club starts with a story being read at 10:30 am and generally lasts about an hour. To schedule a Peter Pan program for a group please call the museum to make a private reservation.
Afternoon AviatorsAfternoon Aviators is a weekly series for children ages five and up. Join us for fun hands-on aviation themed activities. Activities range from making your own paper airplane to playing a game of aviation bingo. This program is held every Friday from 2pm to 4pm and is free with regular museum admission.
The museum offers Wright Aeroplane Rib-making Workshops.This is a wonderful program for scouts, civic and school groups. Each participant constructs an authentic 1909 Wright Brothers Wing Rib using the patterns, materials, and tools similar to those used by the Wrights in building their Wright Military Flyer.
Check our calendar for upcoming workshops. A $7 workshop fee per participant includes supplies and museum admission. Ages 8 and over only please. Call 301-864-6029 if you are interested in to scheduling a private group workshop.
Birthday PartiesAviation Adventure Birthday Parties are a wonderful way for us to encourage young people to take an active interest in aviation history while celebrating their special day with friends and family.
Contact us to book your party today!