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Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Preserving Marine Aviation for the Future

See 31 historical aircraft from World War II to present day, up close. Indoor galleries have hundreds of artifacts from the dawn of aviation to today. For a limited time see an exhibit on Military Working Dogs.

This family friendly attraction is staffed by volunteers, most of whom served as military pilots or air crew. Kids and adults can strap into an ejection seat, put on a helmet and try their luck with an "I Spy" activity.

Open Cockpit Days are offered every other weekend during the summer so visitors of all ages can experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective. 2019 Open Cockpit Days are May 25th & 26th, June 8th & 9th, 22nd & 23rd, July 6th & 7th, 20th & 21st, August 3rd &4th, 17th , 18th and 31st and September 1st.

Free admission and Parking.

Neighborhood: North Inland

4203 Anderson Ave
San Diego, CA 92145

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Contact Info

(858) 693-1723
flhf@flyingleathernecks.org

Hours

Tuesday-Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
(Closed Federal Holidays)

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Events to check out

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Military Working Dogs

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Apr 11 - ongoing

See the Military Working Dog exhibit showcasing the history, training, equipment and missions of Marine Corps military working dogs. The Marine Corps launched its military dog program during WWII....

Event

Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Museum

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Jun 22 - Jun 23, 2019

Come sit in a cockpit and experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum! Cockpits of some of the aircraft on display will be open and pilots will be...

Event

Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Museum

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Jul 6 - Jul 7, 2019

Come sit in a cockpit and experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum! Cockpits of some of the aircraft on display will be open and pilots will be...

Event

Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Museum

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Jul 20 - Jul 21, 2019

Come sit in a plane! Cockpits of several aircraft will be open for visitors to experience U.S. Marine Corps aviation from a pilot’s perspective. Kids and adults can strap into an ejection...

Event

Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Museum

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Aug 3 - Aug 4, 2019

Come sit in a cockpit and experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum! Cockpits of some of the aircraft on display will be open and pilots will be...

Event

Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Museum

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Aug 17 - Aug 18, 2019

Come sit in a cockpit and experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum! Cockpits of some of the aircraft on display will be open and pilots will be...

Event

Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Museum

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Aug 31 - Sep 1, 2019

Come sit in a cockpit and experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum! Cockpits of some of the aircraft on display will be open and pilots will be...

What to Know:

  • 31 historical aircraft are on display.
  • Free admission and parking.
  • Experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective during open cockpit days.
  • See the exhibits on the Military Working Dogs and Marines in Space
  • Pilot Talks are offered throughout the year.

What to Do:

  • See 31 historical aircraft up close!
  • Sit in a cockpit during Open Cockpit Days held every other weekend during summer
  • Hear spellbinding stories and ask questions of veteran volunteers.
  • Strap into an ejection seat and try on a helmet.
  • Try your luck at an "I Spy" activity or complete a Reconnaissance Mission.

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours

What to Know:

  • 31 historical aircraft are on display.
  • Free admission and parking.
  • Experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective during open cockpit days.
  • See the exhibits on the Military Working Dogs and Marines in Space
  • Pilot Talks are offered throughout the year.
  • Staffed by volunteers who served as military pilots and crew.

What to Do:

  • See 31 historical aircraft up close!
  • Sit in a cockpit during Open Cockpit Days held every other weekend during summer
  • Hear spellbinding stories and ask questions of veteran volunteers.
  • Strap into an ejection seat and try on a helmet.
  • Try your luck at an "I Spy" activity or complete a Reconnaissance Mission.

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours

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