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Hiller Aviation Museum

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Expensive but interesting

We took our five year old here, but i would not recommend it for any child under 13. They would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Half Moon Bay, California
Great place for all ages

Great place for kids and adults alike. Close up and hands on experiences. Enter a real Boing 747... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Red W
San Carlos, California
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601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070-2702
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our five year old here, but i would not recommend it for any child under 13. They would likely not appreciate the history and the technology in this place. I liked it a lot, but my child is impatient, so I didn't have...More

Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for kids and adults alike. Close up and hands on experiences. Enter a real Boing 747 cockpit of an early model. Life size model of many historic planes.

Thank Red W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent aviation museum. It offers outstanding educational opportunities to students. You can also use the facility to host get-togethers.

Thank Ashok M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to go, kept everyone's attention. When we went outside and saw the runway with planes landing and taking off that was great.

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 19 July 2018

There are a lot of interesting displays at Hiller Aviation Museum that displays the history of flight and many demo versions of aircraft. The poster boards in front of each display show the beginnings of flight in the bay area. We read them all the...More

1  Thank ANee13
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The Hiller Museum has an extensive collection of aircraft; some allow visitors to sit or walk through the aircraft. The exhibits are engaging with hands-on activities for children and adults. Most exhibits include video and and photographic elements that create an enjoyable experience.

Thank teryl341
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I know this is a favorite amongst aviation affectionados, and it really is filled with aviation history. If you're an aviation buff, this place is for you. However, if you'd like to expose your kids/grandkids to some fun about airplanes and helicopters, be forewarned. The...More

3  Thank spontane0us_famly
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Took our 6 yr old granddaughter here for an hour. Admission for kids and seniors is $11. You can get $1 off per person by picking upa flyer/coupon at a hotel like we did. Great exhibits like a real 747 cockpit, and full size helicopter...More

Thank U1874WQdonnas
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We went here for a homeschool field trip. It was great. The docents are great at keeping the kids engaged. Be sure tovtry the flight simulator. They LOVED that!

Thank CatCat08
Reviewed 2 June 2018

I spent an hour wandering around this place reading everything and looking at all the aircraft. Try not to go when a school group is let loose - the noise level went up when they descended on the place. The focus is on West Coast...More

1  Thank seggerman
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