Galleries

The Lone Star Flight Museum showcases a rich collection of permanent galleries and interactive experiences, as well as rotating exhibitions on aviation history, technology and more.

 

Texas Aviation Heritage

The Texas Aviation Heritage Gallery is a chronological walk through the history of aviation in Texas. Dive deeper into the story of flight in the Lone Star State through rich graphic panels and interactive touch-screens to learn more about the military training, civilian aviation, commercial endeavors, aviation manufacturing and all the ways Texas continues to influence the world of flight.


 

Flight Academy

The flight Academy introduces visitors to the foundations of flight and aircraft design with hands-on exhibits including three replica cockpits, two hang glider simulators and theatrical films about the principles and history of flight development.

 

Waltrip and Heritage Hangars

Panels detailing the history of aircraft, manufacturing and aviation training in Texas, as well propeller and engine exhibits line the walls of our Heritage and Waltrip Hangars. Filled with our historic aircraft, the Heritage and Waltrip Hangars also feature, a Norden bomb-sight, service vehicles, WWII command car, MUTT service Jeep, and interactive touchscreens with view of cockpits. Get a birds-eye view of our hangars and exhibits from one of TWO overlooks.

 

Special Exhibits Gallery

The 1000 square foot Special Exhibits Gallery is home to a variety of exhibits that change regularly.  From special traveling exhibits on loan from other museums to unique exhibits prepared by museum staff there is always something to see and explore.  Learn more about our latest exhibition: Wood and Canvas the WWI Aviation Art of Jim Dietz