Discover aviation with a tour through history! Tours are designed for groups of 10 or more. Each group is led by a museum educator who will guide you through the exhibits. During pleasant weather, bring your lunch and enjoy the airport view from our outdoor terrace.
- Advance registration is required for all group tours and programs at least two weeks in advance
- Tours are available every day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m
- Tours typically last 60 to 90 minutes
- The museum is largely on one floor, and wheelchairs are available free of charge for use during your visit
We offer the following on-site tours:
Changes in Transportation: Take a trip through time, from the early years of the Wright Brothers’ airplanes through today. Learn how and why airplanes have changed over time.
Exploring Air Mail: Explore the Air Mail service that operated out of the College Park Airport from 1918 to 1921. Learn about the pilots and planes that risked everything to make information travel faster.
Women in Aviation: Learn about women’s experiences in aviation through the museum’s aircraft. Hear stories that showcase the achievements of several great women. Discuss the opportunities and challenges for women in aviation and STEM careers.
African-American Aviators: Early African-American aviators faced adversity, which restricted their access to the aviation industry. Learn how African-Americans in the D.C. region and across the country overcame these obstacles and achieved their aerial accomplishments.
Can’t make it to us? We can come to you!
We are delighted to bring our wonderful programming to you. We also offer our presentation as an add on to your museum visit. We have a wide range of topical presentations that can travel to your location including:
- The History of College Park Airport
- Early African American Aviators
- Gliders over Washington, and more!
Cost: $50 per program. Programs last 30 minutes to an hour. $25 for additional programs on the same day.
To reserve your program, contact us at 301-864-6029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org