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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.


Saturday, APRIL 12, 11 am – 3 pm


The Easter Bunny flies in at 11am and 1:30pm for a visit.

Holiday activities and treats too!

Helicopter rides $40 per person.

Saturday, MAY 10


11 am – 3 pm: Includes moonbounce, food and fun! Helicopter rides $40 per person.

3 pm: ICEDT session “Agile, Autonomous Robot Talk” with Dr. Vijay Kumar.

 The Museum will be CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014


Contact Us

1220 American Boulevard
West Chester, PA 19380
FAX: 610-436-8642

Museum Hours

Open Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 am 5:00 pm
Last Admission at 4:00 pm
Open Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Last Admission taken at 4:00 pm
Monday and Tuesday open by appointment only.
Adults – $10.00 - Seniors – $8.00
Children* and Students with ID – $8.00

Book the Museum

Call to schedule Birthday Parties/Surprise Parties & Museum Rentals for Corporate and Family Events, Fundraiser, Holiday Party, Reunions, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, Anniversary, Scouting Events, Communions, Theater Rental and Luncheons. For more information, click on the Rentals tab.