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Educational Programs

A hands-on museum where visitors can climb into some of the helicopters and touch the controls.  Please see the VISIT tab for hours.


We offer:

Exhibits and video presentations depicting the development and evolution of rotary wing flight in the U.S. and around the world.

An Education Center with programs that teach and inspire students and non-students of all ages the basic principles and wonders of vertical wing flight.

A research library with over 10,000 documents dedicated to the aviation industry available by appointment.  Please call 610-436-9600 for more information.


About our Educational Programs for Groups:

Combining demonstrations and hands-on experiments with educational activities in the Museum’s gallery of helicopters makes for an exciting and memorable visit. We Also encourage setting aside free time so that visitors can explore the aircraft and climb in the cockpits to try their hands at the controls.


Science Explorers Camp:

Science Explorers is an innovative, hands-on science company dedicated to providing an opportunity for children ages 4-11 to become engaged in the wonders of science.  Science Explorers host camps at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center. Visit or call 1-877-870-9517 for more information.

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.