American Helicopter Museum & Education Center, West Chester

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 80+ 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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  • We took our 4 year old grandson here--he absolutely loved it!! There are helicopters that he could get inside of and pretend to fly them. We later took our 8 year old grandson here too. He enjoyed mor...  read more »
  • We have annual memberships the kids love A helicopter museum and a great place for young and the old. It's a peaceful and enjoyable trip every time we go there. Volunteers there are especially friendl...  read more »
  • The American Helicopter Museum & Educational Center opened in 1996 as a "tribute to those men and women who pioneered the development of rotary wing aircraft" and to encourage future generations of av...  read more »
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Flew into Brandywine Airport adjacent to the museum. Great way to get here from a distance. Museum is terrific!
  • Great venue for your event
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