WWII Museum & Hangar at the West Houston Airport

Posted on Aug 17 2015 - 12:25am by Beth

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The Houston Wing of Commemorative Air Force invites you to visit their WWII hangar and museum at the West Houston Airport.  You and your family will love stepping into planes, seeing all of their memorabilia, and watching places fly over the airport.

WWII Museum & Hangar 

Location:  West Houston Airport Address 18000 Groschke Road, Houston, TX 77084 Phone:  281-579-2131 Time:  10:00-3:00 p.m. Cost: Free Website:  http://houstonwing.org/

Visit for FREE

On the first and third Saturday of each month, The Houston Wing of the Commemorative Air Force welcomes guests to tour their WWII Museum and visit the Hangar at the West Houston Airport.  The West Houston Airport is located on Groschke Road off of the Barker Cypress exit on I-10. IMG_1232 Your child will love hopping into this airplane, putting on a helmet, and pretending like he/she is flying the plane.  My two year old and four year old took several turns, and they loved pulling the levers, pushing the buttons, and turning the wheel. IMG_1243 IMG_1345 IMG_1276 IMG_1273 IMG_1339 IMG_1243 The Hangar has several CAF aircrafts, and there are several guides available to talk to you about each aircraft and answer questions.  They have the following aircrafts:  Lockheed C-60A "Lodestar, North American AT-6 "Texan", Consolidated-Vultee BT-13 "Valiant", Naval Aircraft Factory N3N "Yellow Peril", Fairchild PT-19Q "Cornell", and North American L-17 Navion. IMG_1307 IMG_1308       IMG_1309 IMG_1310 IMG_1303IMG_1302IMG_1314 IMG_1313IMG_1312IMG_1311 The museum is filled with items that are sure to impress you.  The museum has memorabilia including flying helmets, training materials used by aviation cadets of the WWII era, ration cards, German memorabilia, and many more interesting pieces. For more information, please visit their website.