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Hiller Aviation Museum

601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070-2702
+1 650-654-0200
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Small is good

I had some time to spend on a rainy Sunday and Tripadvisor came up with this suggestion. I was not... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
karsten lumbye j
Great for Air Transportation fans!

This is a wonderful place...go when there is a special exhibit...lots of beautiful trains were on... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Bernadette F
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Sunnyvale, United States
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601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070-2702
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+1 650-654-0200
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"hiller aviation"
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"flight simulator"
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"gift shop is"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"air show"
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"on display"
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"great place to take the kids"
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"all ages"
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"experimental aircraft"
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"hands on activities"
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had some time to spend on a rainy Sunday and Tripadvisor came up with this suggestion. I was not disappointed. It is a rather small museum, but they have stuffed a lot of planes and helicopters from way back when into the halls -...More

Thank karsten lumbye j
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a wonderful place...go when there is a special exhibit...lots of beautiful trains were on exhibit and for sale. There were even special items from Germany . Very knowledgeable people and just a lovely afternoon.

Thank Bernadette F
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a little museum packed with airplanes, both reproductions and actual artifacts. Comprehensive gift shop with lots of clever mementos for all ages, including models, costumes, and lapel pins. They offer summer day camp and tours for school groups. You don't need a lot...More

Thank RabbiWendy
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped by after seeing the sign on 101 and were not disappointed. It's a small museum, but the exhibits are tended with loving care and the ex-747 pilot who showed us round the 747 outside was absolutely charming!

Thank David011158
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I visited the Hiller Aviation Museum with my spouse and both of us enjoyed viewing various plane and helicopter models. We also enjoyed the most in flight simulation experience of a flight pilot

Thank Mona M
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

$15 to get in for those over 17 years of age. Outside in the back is a cockpit and engine from a 747. Lots of picture opportunities with planes hanging from the ceiling as well as on the floor. Gift shop is nice with a...More

Thank mitzicat1
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a relatively small air museum but worth the visit if you have younger children. In addition to various planes, jets, helicopters and other types of aviation exhibits, they also have 10+ flight simulators and a drone training area. The simulators and drones are...More

Thank ConstantTraveller74
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

So much fun Helicopters, Planes and a history of Bay Area Airports. My wife and I had a great time, a great afternoon adventure!

Thank TurekSound
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We stay next door at the fairfield when we visit san fran. We were lucky this time to be visiting for the museums Helifest. Great surprise and lots of helicopters civilian and military. Our 2 year old loved it especially the play area. Its one...More

Thank kiwigrrl99
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Like the Oakland Aviation Museum, the Hiller is a relatively small but very fun stop for a family or anyone interested in aviation history. The Oakland one has more military planes, more opportunities to enter more cockpits (especially on "open cockpit days"), plus the Flying...More

1  Thank badgerOakland_CA
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