Education Programs and Group Tours

Energizes young minds to explore, discover, and experiment with aviation science, technology, and engineering through accessible and immersive labs and learning areas.

Group Tours

Your group of 10 or more can enjoy the exciting history of flight! As you view more than 200 airplanes, hundreds of artifacts, exhibits, and interactive displays, you’ll find the intriguing tale of manned flight at your fingertips, from the Wright brothers’ Flyer to SpaceShipOne … and beyond!

Choose between a self-guided or guided tour for your group.

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Self-Guided Tour

See the museum at your own pace.

Self-Guided Tour

Group Size: Any
Time Required: 1-2 hours

Available Museum Hours Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Come see one of the greatest aviation museums in the country! With more than 200 airplanes on display, the dreams of aviation come to life at EAA Aviation Museum.

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Group Tour

Guided tour groups are paired with one of the superb volunteers who support EAA. Their enthusiasm for the subject matter and the museum make every visit memorable.

Group Tour

Group Size: Minimum 10 people
Time Required: 1-1.5 hours

Available Monday through Sunday, call for availability (800-564-6322).

The guided group tour of the museum is for groups of 10 or more and includes the movie Oshkosh: The Spirit of Aviation in the Skyscape Theater.

Group pricing discounts can be extended to groups of 10 or more. If your group does not consist of at least 10 people, regular museum admission rates apply and a self-guided tour is recommended.

Youth Programs

Aviation is a fun, exciting, and stimulating subject, making the EAA Aviation Museum an ideal environment for learning!

Hands-on activities are intended for a range of student ages and group sizes. They are taught by a staff of professional educators using engaging teaching methods dedicated to fundamental learning objectives.

Customize your experience by choosing an interactive, hands-on activity. Then choose between a self-guided or guided tour for your group. One chaperone or teacher is required for every eight children or students.

Grades K-2

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Wind Tunnels

Grades

K-2

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Explore the mysteries of flight by creating a device to hover in a wind tunnel. While asking questions and making observations about air, students will learn about forces and how they make flight possible.


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Straw Rockets

Grades

K-2

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$3.50 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Discover the nature of rocketry by creating a simple rocket from a straw. While asking questions and making observations about rockets, students will learn about forces and how they make launching rockets possible.


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Paper Pilots

Grades

K-2

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$3.50 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Experiment with the nature of flight by creating a paper airplane. While asking questions and making observations about paper airplanes, students will learn about forces and how they make flight possible.

Grades 3-5

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Wind Tunnels

Grades

3-5

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Explore the mysteries of flight by creating a device to hover in a wind tunnel. While gathering data from various tests in the wind tunnel, students will build on their understanding of forces and learn about the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on falling objects.


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Paper Pilots

Grades

3-5

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$3.50 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Experiment with the nature of flight by creating a paper airplane. While gathering data from various tests (accuracy, endurance, and distance), students will build on their understanding of forces and learn about the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on airplanes.


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Pop Rockets

Grades

3-5

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Discover the nature of rocketry by creating a simple rocket from a straw. While gathering data from various tests (accuracy, endurance, and distance), students will build on their understanding of forces and learn about the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on rockets.


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Air-Compressed Rockets (Available April 1-November 1)

Grades

3-5

Time Required:

1-1.5 hours

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Investigate the science of rocketry by creating a simple rocket from a bottle and compressed air. While gathering data from various tests (height and endurance), students will build on their understanding of forces and learn about the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on rockets.


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Ground School

Grades

4-5

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 25 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Learn the basics of aviation by flying a course on a computer flight simulator. While navigating simulator controls, students will learn about careers in aviation and the basic parts of an airplane.

Grades 6-8

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Wind Tunnels

Grades

6-8

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Explore the mysteries of flight by creating a device to hover in a wind tunnel. While gathering data from various tests in the wind tunnel, students will learn the four forces of flight and how the motion of an airplane changes based on the sum of the forces acting on it.


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Paper Pilots

Grades

6-8

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$3.50 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Experiment with the nature of flight by creating a paper airplane. While gathering data from various tests (accuracy, endurance, and distance), students will learn the four forces of flight and how the motion of an airplane changes based on the sum of the forces acting on it.


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Ground School

Grades

6-8

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 25 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Learn about the basics of aviation by flying a course on a computer flight simulator. While navigating simulator controls, students will learn about careers in aviation and how to fly an airplane using flight control surfaces.


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Parachute Engineering

Grades

6-8

Time Required:

1-1.5 hours

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Discover the nature of engineering by designing and building a parachute. While gathering data from various tests (accuracy and endurance), students will learn the four forces of flight and how the motion of a parachute changes based on the sum of the forces acting on it.


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Air-Compressed Rockets (Available April 1-November 1)

Grades

6-8

Time Required:

1-1.5 hours

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Delve into the world of rocketry by creating a simple rocket from a bottle and compressed air. While gathering data from various tests (height and endurance), students will learn how Newton’s Third Law of Motion applies to a rocket in flight.

Grades 9-12

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Wind Tunnels

Grades

9-12

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Explore the mysteries of flight by creating a device to hover in a wind tunnel. While following the engineering process, students will learn how to evaluate the success of their design and then make modifications to improve their hovering device’s endurance in the wind tunnel.


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Ground School

Grades

9-12

Time Required:

1 hour

Group Size:

Maximum 25 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Learn about the basics of aviation by flying a course on a computer flight simulator. While piloting the simulator controls, students will learn about careers in aviation and how to use flight instruments to navigate the skies.


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Parachute Engineering

Grades

9-12

Time Required:

1-1.5 hours

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$5 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Discover the nature of engineering by designing and building a parachute. While following the engineering process, students will learn how to evaluate the success of their design and then make modifications to improve their parachute’s accuracy and endurance.


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Wooden Wing Rib

Grades

9-12

Time Required:

1.5-2 hours

Group Size:

Minimum 10 students/maximum 40 students per one-hour program

Cost

$10 per Student

One chaperone is required for every eight students and are complimentary.
Additional adults or chaperones will be charged the group rate.

Explore aircraft fabrication by building a wooden wing rib. While constructing a basic wing structure, students will demonstrate basic measuring skills and learn about careers in aviation.

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