American Helicopter Museum & Education Center, West Chester
(4.1/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Established in 1996, the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center collects, restores and displays historical aircraft, chronicles the origin and development of rotary wing aircraft and teaches about their lifesaving missions. As the only helicopter museum in the country it focuses on the science and technology of vertical flight to educate and inspire all generations. The museum displays over 35 civilian and military helicopters, autogiros and convertaplanes. Visitors can climb aboard helicopters of all kinds for a truly unique hands-on experience. The museum is located in historic West Chester, Pennsylvania, where this nation’s rotary wing aviation began and still thrives today.
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  • As a military history enthusiast, I visited to learn more about the use of choppers in military conflicts ... as fixed wing warbirds have evolved to more assault purposes. The collection inside the ma...  more »
  • I brought my university class here to have them experience a different sort of museum. Easy parking, super docents, great displays, special events 
  • As our 5 year old granddaughter is really into the Paw Patrol series on tv, and especially the girl character "Skye" who wears pink and flies a pink helicopter, we thought we'd take her to see some re...  more »
  • If you love helicopters this place is for you! Kids and adults can board a couple of the birds on display. Tons of history and connections to the Philadelphia market. Don't miss the only V-22 Osprey out on the tarmac, it's the only one in the world open to public viewing.
  • I loved the museum being a old areo engineer. Please note on your website that there is no admission fee. Many will come. Thank You: Ronald Wagner
  • Very neat place. Lots of information
  • in fact this is my first ever helicopter show and it was fatabulous. Great entertainmentfor kids. Over 40 different sized helicopters and lots of fun activities. Helicopter rides too. staff were cooperative.. Great time i had this weekend
  • My 7 and 4 year old boys loved it! 5 stars rating came from my son.