1940 Air Terminal Museum

8325 Travelair Street, Houston, TX 77061 - United States





Where Houston's aviation history comes alive!

Located in the historic art deco air terminal that once served the city of Houston, the 1940 Air Terminal Museum affords a front row vantage point to Hobby Airport's diverse airport operations. Between airline traffic, business aviation and frequent fixed wing and rotary wing general aviation traffic, it's as if the Museum has an "air show" every day. The entire ground floor of the historic Terminal is occupied by the Museum. The restoration of the upper floors, including the observation decks and the tower cab, is pending. Our campus has expanded to include the recently restored 1928 Carter Field Airmail Hangar.


The museum's permanent collection is on display at all times during business hours and includes artifacts that highlight the Golden Age of Flight. We also have a beautiful piece of public art that makes for a great backdrop for photos. You can also see our collection of vintage aircraft and simulators located in our hangar space.

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