From the Wright Brothers to the Space Station, Tucson's Pima Air & Space Museum, Arizona covers the History of Aviation
Over 300 aircraft  are on display both inside five huge hanger buildings and outside on the 80 acre grounds.  

The Pima Air & Space Museum

The Pima Air and Space Museum makes a great day trip.  
For those dedicated to the history of flight it could be a two day event.  Many special exhibits and lectures occur throughout the year with presentations and conferences.
Docents conduct daily tours and the museum is handicap accessible via a tram that tours the outdoor displays.  
Wheelchairs are provided at the entrance.  
Families with young children can  walk the site on
paved lanes accessible to the baby carriage.
The huge area of aircraft display also offers
six hangar buildings that make a good mix of covered and open-air displays.
Notable aircraft are the B-25 Liberator, and B-29, World War Two vintage aircraft and several B-52 Bombers, F-4 Phantoms and Russian Mig-15,17,and 21 of the Vietnam era.

Tours of the Pima Air & Space Museum

Three tours are offered.
Docent-led Tram Tour via covered vehicle tour the area for one hour leaving at 10:00 AM, 11:30, 1:30, and 3:00 PM  Cost $6.00

Airplane Museum in Tucson,
The Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson Arizona

Tucson's Largest Museum, Pima Air & Space Museum

Boneyard Tour

An air conditioned tour bus  (above) provides docent-led tours of the nearby Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and its aircraft storage and regeneration facility.
One hour tour cost $7.00

World War Two B-24 in Hangar 3

Tucson, Arizona's Pima Air and  Space Museum

 Tours

Docent-led walking tour of hangars 1, 3,  and 4 are available and included in the admission price.
The museum is handicap accessible via a tram that tours the outdoor displays and through wheelchairs provided at the entrance.  Families can also  walk the site on paved lanes accessible to the baby carriage.

Handicap Access

The museum is handicap accessible via paved walkways and gravel lanes between rows of vintage aircraft in the outdoor displays like these Russian Mig fighters.  
Tours Offered: in the admission price.
Tiny home-built jets  (left) and The SR-71  spy plane the Blackbird (right) mark the Pima Air and space Museums complete coverage of aviation  development

Directions To Pima Air & Space Museum

6000 East Valencia, Tucson AZ   85756   Tel 520-574-0426    www.pimaair.org
From Route 10, the east/west highway, take exit 267 to E Valencia     

The  fastest airplane in the world, the SR-71  spy plane the Blackbird holds the worlds speed (exceeding Mach 3) and altitude records
The Airplane Museum in Tucson, The Pima Air and Space Museum is Tucson's Largest Museum.  The Pima Air & Space Museum is also handicap accessible throughout
Follow Us on Facebook
We Like and Follow Back

To bookmark this page Press Ctrl + D
Follow Me on Pinterest
  If this page was helpful let us know with a G Plus.                            See recent trip photos on GPlus
Mig Fighter Jet

   Shop Tucson AZ Hotels, See Reviews, Maps, Photos, Room Rates.