AAA Editor Notes
Strategic Air & Space Museum is off I-80 exit 426, then .5 mi. n. to 28210 West Park Hwy. Regarded as one of the nation's leading facilities of its kind, the museum houses an extensive collection of aircraft, missiles and spacecraft, including the B-1, B-52, FB-111 and Vulcan bombers; a MiG-21 fighter jet; an SR-71 high-speed reconnaissance plane; and an Apollo 009 space capsule. The history of the nation's Strategic Air Command also is presented. In the restoration hangar's observation gallery visitors may watch warplanes being restored for display.
A 200-seat multimedia theater presents educational films. Virtual-reality flight simulators and science demonstrations also are featured. Traveling exhibits and events are offered throughout the year.
Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.