Aviation Museum at McMinnville, Oregon,
home of the famous Hughes Flying Boat,
("Spruce Goose") is open daily from 9 AM
to 5 PM. The administrative offices are
open from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through
Friday. Summer: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm June 7
through Labor Day. Up-close and personal"
encounters with world-famous aircraft;
Educational lectures on aviation history
and science; Hands-on activities for all
Ford Trimotor 5-AT-B. The only one flying
of 5 series. NC 9645.
Howard Hughes Flying Boat "Spruce Goose"
November 2, 1947, Website
showing 4 Air Museums in Western Oregon
Tillamook Naval Air Station Museum.
Home of the
World War II Blimps. The remaining of the
two original hangars is the largest
free-span wooden structure in the world.
The museum covers the history of the Naval
Air Station and lighter-than-air
technology, and features the Northwest's
biggest collection of World War II fighter
planes. Gift shop, restrooms, telephones
and free parking are available. Hours:
May-Oct, 9 to 6 daily. Nov-Apr, 10 to 5
daily. Closed Christmas, and Thanksgiving.
Admission $7 adults, seniors $6, youth (13
-17) $4, $2.50 kids 7-12 and under 7 is
free. Located off Highway 101, south of
town. 4000 Blimp Blvd, Tillamook OR 97141,
Voice Phone 503-842-1130
Strata Cruiser "Guppy", Tillamook Naval
Air Station, Oregon
Skyraider, Olympic Flight Museum, Olympia,