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This was Houston's ORIGINAL airport terminal! Our visit was illuminating, and we really enjoyed examining the art deco facility along with the numerous artifacts in this relatively small [and manageable] building. Seeing pictures and hearing stories about the rich and famous [who were the only...More
Lovely afternoon visit, luckily really quiet so had the guys there pretty much to ourselves showing us around and telling us as all about the building and artifacts inside and about they're own history with the place and aviation in general. Very good price and...More
Museum is not big but for those who love art deco, the building is beautiful and Houston should cherish this little bit of history. The volunteers who take you on a tour, do share a ton of information which gives the visit a personal touch....More
This is an excellent, albeit small, museum located near the Hobby Airport. It's a stunning example of art deco design from a time when air travel was a luxury.
The gentleman at that sells the tickets will answer any questions and is a wealth of...More
See how Houstons Air Travel Began in the early days of Aviation. Marvel at the Restored Art Deco Terminal. Also view planes on the Tarmac (Historical). Located in the famous Hobby Airport named for Governor William P. Hobby Sr.
Tucked away over on the west side of Hobby Airport in Houston is a quaint echo of commercial aviation history. The 1940 Air Terminal is exactly what its name says: the original terminal building, in Art Deco style, built for what was once Houston's "main"...More
If you're an aviation geek or just like seeing a piece of the original golden age of commercial air travel, this is a great museum to take in the former elegance (mostly gone today, except on the world's top carriers) of air travel when it...More
Traditional old style airport terminal preserved in a way that once a person enters they experience a feel of what the aviation experiences must have been like during the 1940's in Houston's earlier times.
The planes are in excellent condition. There are planes from several other countries besides the US to include:Japan, Germany, Russia, and Viet Nam. A highlight is a huge B17 Bomber. There's a room with a lot of interactive and educational displays as well as the...More