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Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Preserving Marine Aviation for the Future

See 31 historical aircraft from World War II to present, 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 and on some additional days. An Open Cockpit Day will be hosted on Black Friday, November 29, 2019. 2020 Open Cockpit Days are May 23-24; June 6-7 and 20-21; July 4-5 and 18-19 and August 1-2, 15-16, and 29-30.

Active duty and retired military pilots share their knowledge and stories at Pilot Talks hosted throughout the year.

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 most federal holidays. Open July 4th)

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Events to check out

Event

Military Working Dogs

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Jul 19, 2019 - 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

Prize-Winning Student Artwork on Display

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Sep 5, 2019 - ongoing

Winning student entries from the first annual "Marines in Flight" Art Contest are now on display in the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum's galleries through January 2020. Students from public,...

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

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  • Kid Friendly
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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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