Santa Maria Museum of Flight

3015 Airpark Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93455- Map It
Phone: (805) 922-8758

AAA Editor Notes

Santa Maria Museum of Flight, 3015 Airpark Dr., displays 12 airplanes within two hangars, including a 1929 Fleet Model 2, A-4 Skyhawk, F-4 Phantom, Folland Gnat, L5 Stinson, a full-scale Wright 1902 Glider replica and the Stinson V-77 Reliant. An extensive collection of model planes depicts aviation history from the Wright brothers&#8217; pioneering effort to the Stealth bomber. Also on view is the once-secret Norden Bombsight, the Hughes H-1 from the film &#8220;The Aviator&#8221; and a mock-up model from &#8220;The Flight of the Phoenix.&#8221;</br>One of the museum's exterior walls dons a mural showcasing women aviation and aerospace pilots.</br>Picnicking is permitted.</br>
$5; $4 (ages 55+); $3 (ages 12-17 and students with ID); $2 (ages 7-11); free (military and dependents with ID).
Hours: Fri.-Sun. 10-4 or by appointment. Closed Jan. 1 and Christmas.