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New England Air Museum

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36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
(860) 623-3305 http://www.neam.org

Located Windsor Locks, CT, the Museum is the largest aviation museum in New England. This educational organization is dedicated to preserving and presenting historically significant aircraft and related artifacts, engaging visitors through high-quality exhibits helping them to understand aviation technology and history and inspiring students through innovative and hands-on educational programs.

October 2017

Open Cockpit Day at New England Air Museum

October 7, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:00 am

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$7 – $12.50
Santa Arrives to CT by Sikorsky Helicopter!

Open Cockpit Day at New England Air Museum offers special activities like climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and much more! A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter, Lockheed F-104C Starfighter and the Sikorsky Skycrane. Not only will visitors be able to enter…

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November 2017

Santa Arrives to CT by Sikorsky Helicopter!

November 24, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 12:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Museum Admission
Santa Arrives to CT by Sikorsky Helicopter!

Santa Arrives to CT by Sikorsky Helicopter! on Friday -- meet Mr. Claus as he returns to the largest Air Museum in New England. Come visit for photo opportunities with Santa aboard our Sikorsky Seaguard Helicopter and much more. Also, experience a Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum - visit our Restoration Area, where you will see first hand the work that is being done on historic aircraft before they make their way to our exhibit hall. And then…

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December 2017

Breakfast with Santa on an Airplane?

December 2, 2017 @ 3:00 am - 12:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Be one of the first 100 to sign up for Breakfast with Santa on an Airplane?!  New this year, you will enter the New England Air Museum prior to the daily opening and enjoy a hearty breakfast along with a visit from Santa and his crew! Great opportunity for children of all ages!  This event is sponsored by Controlled Air, Inc.   The New England Air Museum is owned and operated by the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association, a private, non-profit educational…

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April 2018

Spring Fling Vacation Activities

April 8, 2018 @ 6:30 am - April 22, 2018 @ 10:30 am
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$4 – $15

Celebrate with Spring Fling Vacation Activities, two weeks of school break programming at the New England Air Museum! Explore three giant exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight through daily hands-on activities including: Hands-on Build & Fly Challenges Interactive Flight Science Demonstrations Open Cockpit Experiences in historic aircraft Computerized Flight Simulators Monday, April 9: Balsa Wood Airplane Workshop Build and fly a balsa wood model airplane with our expert aeromodelers! This workshop is for children…

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August 2018

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 4, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 5, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 6, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 7, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 8, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 9, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 10, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 11, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 12, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 13, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 14, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 15, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 16, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 17, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 18, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 19, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 20, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 21, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 22, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 23, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

August 24, 2018 @ 6:00 am - August 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2018

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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June 2019

Father’s Day Open Cockpit and Helicopter Day

June 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$3 – $11
Father's Day Open Cockpit and Helicopter Day

At Father's Day Open Cockpit and Helicopter Day visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to 8 vintage aircraft, a full-motion flight simulator and two static flight simulators. We will feature many helicopters from our collection with over 20 helicopters and equipment on display. Including some that have been in storage for several years and are not normally open to the public. These will comprise helicopters from the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, as well as, from…

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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

June 22, 2019 @ 6:00 am - August 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 am, repeating until June 22, 2019

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes

Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes -- educational and fun day activities offered all summer long for CT kids at the New England Air Museum. Family fun activities to "aviate" minds all summer long! Hands-on day activities like straw rocket competition, LEGO contests, aero modeling workshop. Soar into Summer Fun with Airplanes daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot's seat! Build & Fly Challenges 10:30 a.m.-2:30…

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July 2019

Connecticut Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing

July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$3 – $65

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut! Activities include: * Engage in hands-on activities including Crater Making and Lunar Landscape Painting * View an exhibition of paintings by Astronaut Alan Bean * See and learn about Apollo space mission spacesuits, equipment and artifacts * Engage in hands-on activities including Crater Making and Lunar Landscape Painting * Meet an engineer who worked on the Apollo program right here in Connecticut…

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August 2019

National Aviation Day & Open Cockpit

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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National Aviation & Open Cockpit

Celebrate National Aviation Day & Open Cockpit at New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks Connecticut. Established by President Roosevelt in 1939 to commemorate the anniversary of Orville Wright's birthday, this year's event celebrates over one hundred years of New England aviation history. Join us for activities for children, families, and aviation enthusiasts of all ages. The program includes our popular Open Cockpit experiences in a variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including a WWII era fighter, helicopters…

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October 2019

Open Cockpit and Touch A Truck October 12

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$3 – $65
Open Cockpit and Touch A Truck October 12

Sit in the drivers' seat of airplanes, construction and military vehicles, and other heavy equipment at the New England Air Museum's Open Cockpit and Touch A Truck event on Saturday, October 12 from 10 AM to 3 PM. This all-ages experience will also include flight simulators and the opportunity to construct your own flying machine during the Build and Fly activity. The Museum is partnering with a range of local organizations including the United States Air Force, USA Recycle and Embraer…

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November 2019

Veterans Day Tribute to Veterans and Active Military

November 9, 2019 @ 5:00 am - 11:00 am
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$1 – $12.50
New England Air Museum Windsor Locks Connecticut

Visitors to the Museum will have the opportunity to meet & talk one-on-one with veterans of military conflicts. Included in the program will be re-enactors from WWII, representatives from Soldier On, and CT Veterans Affairs office. At 12:30 p.m. Serene Hackle will be speaking on her book Skipper Goes to War. A heartwarming tale of a beloved Cocker Spaniel and his relationship with a B-17 bomber crew in the thick of World War II. Free admission for Veterans and active duty…

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Selfie with Santa

November 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Santa Comes to New England Air Museum Windsor Locks Connecticut

On this day, the New England Air Museum will host Jolly St. Nick! Come and have a "Selfie with Santa," aboard a Sikorsky Seaguard helicopter between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Santa is not coming empty handed, his bag will be filled with a special gift for each child. Also,the Museum will be conducting our popular Behind the Scenes Tour, which will give visitors the opportunity to take a close-up look at some of the current restoration projects, including the…

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December 2019

Exclusive Opportunity to Meet Santa for Breakfast

December 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$15 – $28
Exclusive Opportunity to Meet Santa for Breakfast

The New England Air Museum has just received word from the North Pole that Santa and his aviation crew will be headed to the Museum for a very Exclusive Opportunity to Meet Santa for Breakfast for children of all ages. Meet Santa and his elves prior to the daily opening of the Museum on Saturday, December 14th. The Breakfast will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 10:00 a.m. when Santa will invite his guests to join him inside…

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Holiday Vacation Fun at the New England Air Museum

December 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$3 – $12.50
Holiday Vacation Fun at the New England Air Museum

Looking forward to a week of adventure? Join Holiday Vacation Fun at the New England Air Museum.  Zoom into winter with a full slate of exciting school vacation week activities for the whole family -  explore three giant hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight with daily activities including: Hands-on Build & Fly Challenges Interactive Flight Science Demonstrations Open Cockpit Experiences in historic aircraft Computerized Flight Simulators Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts In addition to these…

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January 2020

Open Cockpit Day at New England Air Museum

January 18 @ 5:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2020 at 5:00 am

New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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$7 – $12.50
Santa Arrives to CT by Sikorsky Helicopter!

Open Cockpit Day at New England Air Museum offers special activities like climb aboard experiences in historic aircraft; flight simulators; hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, and much more! A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter, Lockheed F-104C Starfighter and the Sikorsky Skycrane. Not only will visitors be able to enter…

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Open Cockpit Plus Animals in Flight

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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The New England Air Museum will hold its first 2020 Open Cockpit Plus Animals in Flight Saturday, January 18 with Beardsley Zoo and Old New-Gate Prison for a soaring good time! With two educational sessions at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, Beardsley Zoo Educators will bring science to life with their interactive aviary demonstrations. Old New-Gate Prison will be onsite with bat themed activities and educational information on how bats help our environment. These activities will end at 2:00 pm.…

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Museum Open on Martin Luther King Day

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Schools may be closed, but the New England Air Museum will be open on Monday January 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King. Fun activities will be offered all day. Remember that we are closed on most Mondays through 2020, but open on most school vacation days.

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February 2020

Drone Day and Open Cockpit

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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New England Air Museum Windsor Locks, CT

On Saturday, February 15th Drone Day will feature drone specialists from the  FAA and local organizations along with our historic aircraft. There will be displays of WWII target drones and engines with recreational and professional use drones, in addition to drone demonstrations.  Always popular, we will have selected cockpits open for you to enjoy. Our Drone Day will feature drone specialists from the FAA and local organizations along with our historic aircraft. There will be displays of WWII target drones…

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Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation

February 16 @ 5:00 am - February 18 @ 12:00 pm
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096 United States
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Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation

Build & Fly Parachutes February Vacation and let your imagination soar at the New England Air Museum! Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend with special events and activities for children and families. The museum is offering an exciting array of family fun activities Sunday February 16 through Tuesday February 18 in their heated giant exhibit hangars (3) filled with over sixty historic aircraft, and experience the wonders of flight through hands-on activities including daily hands-on Build & Fly Challenges, interactive Flight Science…

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