Established in 1996, the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center is a nonprofit organization that collects, restores and displays rotary-wing aircraft. As the nation’s premier helicopter museum we are dedicated to educating and inspiring all generations using the science and technology of vertical flight.
The museum displays over 35 civilian and military helicopters, autogiros and convertaplanes. Visitors can climb aboard several of the helicopters for a truly unique hands-on experience. The museum is located in historic West Chester, Pennsylvania, where it coincides with the industry innovators in the Philadelphia region.
The museum will be closed Saturday, March 29th for a special event.
Saturday, March 8th, 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Rotorcraft History Program
A presentation discussing the history of helicopters. Presented in conjunction with the Chester County Historical Society’s National History Day. Participating students will be granted free admission. Presentation is open to the public with purchase of museum admission.
Monday, March 10, 4:00 p.m.
Beyond UAVS: Aerial Robot Swarms with Professor Kumar
Bentley Systems in Exton, PA