The New England Air Museum, Aircraft of the Week

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Join us for an in-person follow-up to aircraft of the week. Meet our Loadmaster restoration crew and learn more about this iconic aircraft! While most aircraft designs have circular cross-section fuselages, the Burnelli has a 20 foot wide rectangular cross-section. The fuselage is in the shape of an airfoil which allows it to assist the […]

The New England Air Museum, Space Expo

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

EXPERIENCE OUT OF THIS WORLD FUN AT THE NEW ENGLAND AIR MUSEUM’S ANNUAL SPACE EXPO! The New England Air Museum's annual celebration of all things aerospace is back! This in-person special event will feature former NASA Astronaut Tom Jones as well as guests from our region’s aerospace industry, activities for children and families, and much more! […]

The New England Air Museum, Flights of Fun

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Join us for a variety of family friendly activities every weekend. All Flights of Fun Family Programs are included with museum admission and schedules are subject to change. Summer at the Museum 2022 The New England Air Museum was recently awarded a grant from Connecticut Humanities to support our participation in the CT Summer at […]

The New England Air Museum, National Amelia Earhart Day

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

National Amelia Earhart Day celebrates the inspiring life of famous American pilot, Amelia Earhart. July 24 was chosen in honor of her birthday. Earhart’s fateful flight around the world began on June 1, 1937, out of Oakland, California. She and navigator Fred Noonan left New Guinea on July 2 with 7,000 miles remaining of their […]

The New England Air Museum, The Great Race

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

For the first time in its 39-year history, the 2022 Hemmings Motor News Great Race is making its first overnight stop at the New England Air Museum! Make a day of it and join us at 12 PM for live music, food trucks, activities for kids, and of course, world class aircraft. At 4:30 PM, […]

The New England Air Museum, D-Day Anniversary

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

D-Day, observed annually on June 6, brings overwhelming memories of the brave men and women who fought a strategically planned and well-executed battle that ultimately led to the end of the Second World War. More than 75 years after the end of World War II, these memories remain fresh to the over 300,000 living U.S. […]

The New England Air Museum, Soar into Summer Fun

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Summer 2022 Aerospace Academy Camp Register NOW for Aerospace Academy Camp! Aerospace Academy Camp is a day camp for children ages 9-12 interested in all things aerospace. Campers will participate in a range of activities including aviation science and history, "flight school" and a discovery flight in our Redbird Flight Simulator, drones, robotics, aircraft restoration, […]

The New England Air Museum, Homeschool Day

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Enjoy a day at the museum with fellow homeschoolers. Meet a local aeronaut, climb inside a balloon basket, and learn about the restoration of our Goodyear K-28 Blimp Car from World War II. All students must be accompanied by an adult. Homeschool Days also include themed scavenger hunts, hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, open cockpits in historic […]

The New England Air Museum, National Guard Day

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Join us in honoring the National Guard and their service to our country, thank them for their assistance with museum projects, & celebrate our recently restored A-10, flown with the 103rd Wing of the CT Air National Guard. The cockpits of an F-100 jet, cockpit simulator from the CT Air National Guard & the CH-54 Tarhe helicopter of the CT […]

The New England Air Museum, “When Pigs Fly Bacon & Beer Fest”

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

The first-ever "When Pigs Fly Bacon & Beer Fest" will take place Saturday 4/23 at the beautiful New England Air Museum. Featuring craft breweries and mouth-watering passed bacon hors d'oeuvres, this event will be a one-of-a-kind tasting experience. Each brewery has been asked to bring a taproom-only beer and/or a rare limited-release option. Attendees will […]

The New England Air Museum, Easter Egg Hunt

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Families and children are invited to join us from 11 AM to 1 PM for the annual NEAM Easter Egg Hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny! Enjoy special scavenger hunts, computerized flight simulators, “build and fly to go” packets, and an Easter-themed activity booklet. Purchase Tickets All activities are included with regular admission.

The New England Air Museum, Exhibit

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

New England Women in Aviation Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrate the opening of this exhibit that tells the inspirational stories of trailblazing New England women and their contributions to the history and industry of aviation From the time of earliest flying machines, women have looked to the sky and dreamed of flight. In New England, the […]

The New England Air Museum, Women Take Flight

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

March is Women’s History Month and we’re honoring women in aviation with Women Take Flight. Meet local women in the aerospace industry, participate in hands-on STEM activities, climb aboard historic aircraft, use flight simulators, and more! Activities include: Climb Aboard Historic Aircraft Women Take Flight Bingo & Scavenger Hunt Build & Fly Challenge Redbird Full […]

The New England Air Museum, Flight Night

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Flight Night with John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy Learn to make a paper airplane with John Collins, the Guinness World Record holder for longest paper airplane flight! The New England Air Museum will be hosting John Collins, the Paper Airplane Guy, for Flight Night on Tuesday, February 15 at 5pm. Guests will experience an […]

The New England Air Museum, School Vacation Week

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Celebrate the holidays with a variety of family friendly school vacation week activities. All activities are included with museum admission and schedules are subject to change. Scavenger Hunts 9:00am-4:00pm Explore the museum and earn a prize from our Gift Shop. Reader and non-reader versions are available for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Computerized Flight […]

The New England Air Museum, Santa Claus

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Santa is not letting anything stop him from coming to see all his friends at the Museum. He will be available to speak to each child while maintaining social distancing. Santa is not coming empty handed; his bag will be filled with a special gift for each child. Santa will be visiting us from 10:00am […]

The New England Air Museum, Toys for Tots

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

The New England Air Museum will host a Toys for Tots Toy Drive from Tuesday November 2nd through Saturday December 11th. The museum will be collecting new, unwrapped toys in support of the program to bring some holiday cheer to those less fortunate by way of a new toy. Free youth admission with an unwrapped […]

The New England Air Museum, Veterans Day

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Join us November 11th. Walk our hangars and learn about the aircrafts in our collection. Free Admission to Veterans! Veterans are free every day in 2021 courtesy of KeyBank.

The New England Air Museum, Haunted Hangars

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

Join us for Haunted Hangars with family fun through the exhibit hangars, and a costume contest. Attention all ghosts, witches, princesses, and superheroes! Kids are invited to visit the museum and participate in a costume contest! The winning costume will win a family membership for a year!! Build a "Bat Glider," take home a spooky […]