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.

 

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 hand 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.  This summer Science Explorers will be hosting camps at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center!  Visit www.scienceExplorers.com or call 1-877-870-9517 to register!

July 8 – 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.:  Take a Dive Camp (Ages 7 – 11)  Dive into the world of marine biology and oceanography!  

August 12 – 16, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.:  FUN-omenal Physics (Ages 7 – 11)  The physics of motion, electrifying experiments mixed with some chemistry!

Contact Us

1220 American Boulevard
West Chester, PA 19380
610-436-9600
FAX: 610-436-8642
info@americanhelicopter.museum

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.