Illinois Aviation Museum

Illinois Aviation Museum The Illinois Aviation Museum is home to a collection of aircraft and artifacts housed in Hangar One
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Are you ready to take flight with history? Come visit the Illinois Aviation Museum this weekend to see our newest additi...
12/01/2023

Are you ready to take flight with history? Come visit the Illinois Aviation Museum this weekend to see our newest addition: a stunning diorama of Chanute Airfield During World War I. “This diorama depicts Chanute Field at its height of flight and field training during World War I”.

Looking for a unique gift for the aviation enthusiasts in your life this holiday season? The Illinois Aviation Museum se...
11/24/2023

Looking for a unique gift for the aviation enthusiasts in your life this holiday season? The Illinois Aviation Museum sells a variety of aviation-related items, such as plane models, clothing, coffee mugs and more.

May you and your family have a wonderful day. Come on out and see us Saturday or Sunday 10-2.
11/23/2023

May you and your family have a wonderful day. Come on out and see us Saturday or Sunday 10-2.

Today, we honor the brave men and women who have served our country. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Happy Vet...
11/11/2023

Today, we honor the brave men and women who have served our country. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Happy Veterans Day! 🇺🇸

We are proud to showcase our digital  display at the Illinois Aviation Museum, which highlights the tremendous contribut...
11/08/2023

We are proud to showcase our digital display at the Illinois Aviation Museum, which highlights the tremendous contributions of our members and volunteers to the aviation industry. From pilots and engineers to mechanics and flight attendants, our volunteers and members have played a vital role in shaping the aviation industry as we know it today. We are grateful for their hard work and dedication, and we hope that our digital display will inspire future generations to pursue careers in aviation.

11/08/2023

We had a blast at the Illinois Aviation Museum last week! Our senior citizens from Brookdale enjoyed a guided tour of the museum’s impressive collection of aircraft and exhibits. It was a memorable and enriching experience for our seniors, and we highly recommend it to anyone who loves aviation.

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Haunted Hangar this year! We couldn't have done it without your support and pa...
10/24/2023

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Haunted Hangar this year! We couldn't have done it without your support and participation. Stay tuned for more spooky events in the future!

A big shout out to Tim Wallace Landscape materials on Boughten Rd innbolingbrook for donating materials for our haunted ...
10/22/2023

A big shout out to Tim Wallace Landscape materials on Boughten Rd innbolingbrook for donating materials for our haunted hangar. Please support them for supporting us!

10/21/2023

Today’s Halloween Haunter Hangar was a big success

Attention aviation enthusiasts! Due to the Halloween Haunted Hangar event, the Illinois Aviation Museum will not be open...
10/21/2023

Attention aviation enthusiasts! Due to the Halloween Haunted Hangar event, the Illinois Aviation Museum will not be open for regular hours this weekend. The Haunted Hangar event is a spooky good time for everyone, featuring a walk through of our haunted hangar and begins at 10am on Saturday October 21st. We are located at Hangar One which is on right side as you enter the airport. We hope to see you there! The Illinois Aviation Museum will resume its normal hours on Saturday, October 28th. Thank you for your understanding and support!

Tomorrow is the day!! The Haunted Hangar event at the Illinois Aviation Museum is waiting for you. Come and explore our ...
10/20/2023

Tomorrow is the day!! The Haunted Hangar event at the Illinois Aviation Museum is waiting for you. Come and explore our spooky hangar, show off your costume and get some candy! It’s a perfect way to celebrate Halloween with family and friends. 🎃

We have figured out how to keep all the bright light out of our museum during our haunted hangar
10/16/2023

We have figured out how to keep all the bright light out of our museum during our haunted hangar

Gonna be a great one
10/16/2023

Gonna be a great one

Get ready for a spooky good time! The Illinois Aviation Museum Haunted Hangar is less than a week away! Join us on Satur...
10/15/2023

Get ready for a spooky good time! The Illinois Aviation Museum Haunted Hangar is less than a week away! Join us on Saturday, October 21st from 10:00am to 4:00pm for some frightening family fun! Presented by the Village of Bolingbrook, Clow Airport, EAA Chapter 461, and Illinois Aviation Museum.

Photo Credit: “Robbie Culver"

Girl Scouts troop had a blast visiting the Illinois Aviation Museum! They learned so much about the history of aviation ...
10/13/2023

Girl Scouts troop had a blast visiting the Illinois Aviation Museum! They learned so much about the history of aviation and the role of women in the field. It was an inspiring and educational experience for all of us.

10/12/2023
Very interesting webinar with discussions afterwards
10/11/2023

Very interesting webinar with discussions afterwards

Don’t forget to join us tomorrow evening at the Illinois Aviation Museum at 7pm for a livestream of the Author Talk Series - Learning How to Fly Safely with Barry and Brian Schiff on Thursday October 12th at 7pm. This talk is perfect for aviation enthusiasts who want to learn more about flying safely. You'll get to hear from two of the most experienced pilots in the industry and gain valuable insights into aviation.

For more details on this webinar please visit the link below.

https://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=124499

Don’t forget to join us tomorrow evening at the Illinois Aviation Museum at 7pm for a livestream of the Author Talk Seri...
10/11/2023

Don’t forget to join us tomorrow evening at the Illinois Aviation Museum at 7pm for a livestream of the Author Talk Series - Learning How to Fly Safely with Barry and Brian Schiff on Thursday October 12th at 7pm. This talk is perfect for aviation enthusiasts who want to learn more about flying safely. You'll get to hear from two of the most experienced pilots in the industry and gain valuable insights into aviation.

For more details on this webinar please visit the link below.

https://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=124499

Join us for the Author Talk Series - Learning How to Fly Safely with Barry and Brian Schiff on Thursday October 12th at ...
10/07/2023

Join us for the Author Talk Series - Learning How to Fly Safely with Barry and Brian Schiff on Thursday October 12th at 7pm. The Illinois Aviation Museum will be live-streaming the event. This talk is perfect for aviation enthusiasts who want to learn more about flying safely. You'll get to hear from two of the most experienced pilots in the industry and gain valuable insights into aviation. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

For more details on this webinar please visit the link below.

https://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=124499

The Annual Haunted Hangar event is quickly approaching! Save the date for Saturday October 21st at 10am -4pm to explore ...
10/05/2023

The Annual Haunted Hangar event is quickly approaching! Save the date for Saturday October 21st at 10am -4pm to explore our haunted hangar and discover the secrets that lie within! 🎃👻🍁✈️

Quite the picture!!
10/01/2023

Quite the picture!!

Wilbur Wright flew around the Statue of Liberty as part of the New York Hudson-Fulton Celebration—today in 1909. 🗽 🛩️

10/01/2023
The Illinois Aviation Museum participated in this year’s Fall Fest in Bolingbrook. Our volunteers and staff gave rides o...
09/30/2023

The Illinois Aviation Museum participated in this year’s Fall Fest in Bolingbrook. Our volunteers and staff gave rides of Groundbound and Stubby to visitors. Seeing the joy on our visitors’ faces is an experience we will cherish forever. 🎃✈️🍂🍁

Today is jumping with excitement at the museum, as EAA 461 hosted their annual Envisions event. Some needed to rest betw...
09/30/2023

Today is jumping with excitement at the museum, as EAA 461 hosted their annual Envisions event. Some needed to rest between flights, before heading to Charlie's for lunch.

Calling all aviation enthusiasts and Halloween lovers. 🎃👻✈️ The Illinois Aviation Museum is seeking volunteers for the H...
09/29/2023

Calling all aviation enthusiasts and Halloween lovers. 🎃👻✈️ The Illinois Aviation Museum is seeking volunteers for the Haunted Hangar event on Saturday October 21st. If you are interested in helping to create a spooky atmosphere, guiding visitors through ghostly hangars and ensuring that everyone is having a fun time, please visit our website. https://illinoisaviationmuseum.org

Absolutely women make great pilots!!
09/29/2023

Absolutely women make great pilots!!

Erica is currently an Instructor Pilot in the T-6

"I recommend finding a female mentor if you are able. Dedicate yourself to your goals and pursue them relentlessly."

Congrats to EAA 579 in Aurora on this awesome achievement!!
09/28/2023

Congrats to EAA 579 in Aurora on this awesome achievement!!

The Illinois Aviation Museum continues to evolve. We are so grateful to all our volunteers for their dedication and hard...
09/27/2023

The Illinois Aviation Museum continues to evolve. We are so grateful to all our volunteers for their dedication and hard work in making the museum so special.

Having fun with Ground Bound at the Muslim Association of Bolingbrook Fall Fest
09/23/2023

Having fun with Ground Bound at the Muslim Association of Bolingbrook Fall Fest

Save the Date for our Annual Haunted Hangar! 🎃
09/23/2023

Save the Date for our Annual Haunted Hangar! 🎃

We had a great time at the Bolingbrook Pathways Parade! Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello.
09/11/2023

We had a great time at the Bolingbrook Pathways Parade! Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello.

Interested in being part of a community that enjoy aviation and airplanes? The Illinois Aviation Museum is constantly se...
09/06/2023

Interested in being part of a community that enjoy aviation and airplanes? The Illinois Aviation Museum is constantly seeking volunteers. For more information drop by the museum or check out our website.

Address

130 S Clow International Pkwy
Bolingbrook, IL
60490

Opening Hours

Saturday 10am - 2pm
Sunday 10am - 2pm

Telephone

(630) 771-1937

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