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The museum will be open Monday, February 16, 10 am to 3 pm.

Come and see our cool “Winter Science Session 2″ beginning at 11 am!

Erica Zwilling demonstrates how to lift ice cubes with a string at "Winter Science Session 1."

Erica Zwilling demonstrates how to lift ice cubes with a string at “Winter Science Session 1.”


People love our museum. We see lots of smiling faces!

Here are Kevin P., known as “Mr. Cheerful,” and Danielle K. from Broomall, PA, flanking our Cheerful Chopper during a recent visit.

Thanks for coming and sharing your day with us, Kevin and Danielle!





Check out our Gift Shop for all of your helicopter needs!





Many thanks to everyone who came to see Santa on December 13, and helped to make this the best SantaFest ever!




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 American Helicopter Museum is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, where it coincides with the industry innovators in the Philadelphia region.


Click here to see us in “The Pursuit Valley Forge”

Contact Us

1220 American Boulevard
West Chester, PA 19380

Museum Hours

Open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
Last Admission at 4 pm
Open Sunday,12 to 5 pm
Last Admission at 4 pm
Monday and Tuesday open by appointment only.
Adults – $10.00
Seniors, Children under 12 and Students with ID - $8.00
Children under 2 - FREE

Book the Museum

The Museum is perfect for Birthday and Holiday Parties; Reunions and Anniversaries; Bar and Bat Mitzvahs; Scouting Events and School Field Trips; Luncheons, Dinners, Cocktail Hours and Soirees; Casual and Formal Gatherings; Business Meetings; Fundraisers; and Family and Corporate Events large or small; and more! Call 610-436-9600 or click on the Rentals tab for more information.