The Air Classics Museum of Aviation, located in Sugar Grove near
the Aurora Airport, is home to retired aircraft and helicopters, an
exhibit featuring plane engines, and the stories of innovators and
heroes in aviation.
Families can arrange private tours during the week or visit the
museum during general admission hours on Saturdays and Sundays.
Before exploring the planes outside, families are guided through
an indoor exhibit featuring airplane models and equipment and
stories of people who lived their dream to fly. There is a coloring
station to keep kids busy if they get antsy while parents
Outside is the most exciting part of the tour: the planes!
Families can sit in two planes and one helicopter to play pilot and
co-pilot while learning about how technologically advanced planes
are and why some were painted like sharks to fool the enemy during
The museum is creating an exhibit dedicated to commercial
aviation. Henry Winkler, the museum's curator, says new things
always are being added.
Air Classics Museum of Aviation
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