MISSION STATEMENT

 

The Hoosier Air Museum is dedicated to the preservation
of aviation history from its inception to the present.
The mission is to commemorate the men and women
who built, flew and maintained the various aircraft
in defense of America's freedom.

The Hoosier Air Museum is an all-volunteer,
non-profit, tax exempt education museum in accordance
with IRS 501( c )3 regulations. The museum derives funds
from membership dues, admissions, donations, grants,
museum rental and fund raising activities.

 

ABOUT THE MUSEUM

The Hoosier Air Museum consists of a 10,000 square-foot

hanger which houses our aircraft, various radial,

in-line, and jet engines. Also included are aviation memorabilia, models and photographs.

Our museum's attached annex consists of a 6,375 square-foot facility that houses our banquet/reception hall, resource library and, also includes additional aviation memorabilia, models and photographs.

Note: When renting our banquet hall, the price includes an
escorted tour of both areas prior to or after your event.

 

CONTACT US

Phone: (260) 927-0443

Email: Click the link below to email us.

Request Museum Info

If the link above does not work for you, send email to info@hoosierairmusem.org for information.

USmail: Hoosier Air Museum, PO Box 87, Auburn, IN 46706

 

Special Exhibits

 

TUSKEGEE AIRMAN
The 332nd Fighter Group (better known as the "Black Redtail Angels) flew P-51 Mustangs that provided fighter escort for American bombers in Europe.

 

W.A.S.P.- The Women Airforce Service Pilots
The Women Airforce Service Pilots (W.A.S.P)  served our  country from 1942 to 1944 ferrying military aircraft
from factories to U.S. bases.

 

GENERAL ROBIN OLDS
An all-American football player, he was  a Triple Ace flying  P-38 Lightings, P-51 Mustangs, and F-4 Phantoms during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

 

GENERAL CLAIRE CHENNAULT and the AVG
This section highlights General Clair Chennault and the American Volunteer Group (AVG) which was later known as the Flying Tigers.

 

ATOMIC BOMB
Aerial photographs taken two weeks after the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by American B-29s.