Hiller Aviation Museum - Places For Kids

Hiller Aviation Museum

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601 Skyway Rd.
San Carlos, CA 94070

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(650) 654-0200
10 am – 5 pm (Daily)
$14 (Adults)
$9 (Children ages 5-17 and Seniors)
Free (Children ages 4 and below)
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DESCRIPTION FOR Hiller Aviation Museum

Planes, trains, and automobiles are some of the most fascinating things that kids can see, and Hiller Aviation provides plenty to see and do. While most of the exhibits center around planes, their history, and their photos, there are also special exhibits on model railroads and a weekly Gourmet Food Truck visit. Since the Museum is located at the San Carlos airport, the kids can see modern planes zooming in and out, while they investigate the cockpits and controls of the vintage models and prototypes. With forty exhibits and interactive displays, this is a great way to get your kids interested in the power of featherless flight.
Don't forget the Atrium with the airplane models, which are kid-sized and fascinating for a whole host of...

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TIPS FOR VISITING Hiller Aviation Museum

1. Closing days: Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

2. Trip planning: If you don't mind walking a mile, Caltrain Station can work, or the San Carlos stop on the SamTrans bus system.

3. Gourmet Food Trucks: On Wednesdays between 11 am – 2 pm, you'll have to fight for parking – the Food Trucks serve local fare from Asian to cheese melts to barbeque.

4. Free Parking: Available on the museum's own lot or at the nearby Fairfield Hotel, but NOT at the next building (655 Skyway).

5. Free admission for kids aged 4 and under, so long as their parents pay.

BIRTHDAY PARTY AT Hiller Aviation Museum

Party Time at Hiller Aviation Museum

Telephone: (650) 654-0200 ext 205

Email: jonathan@hiller.org

Time: Two hours Party price: $300 - $400

Included: Museum Admission, Private Guided Tour for Kids aged 5+, Private Use of Hall of Fame Room, Aviation Goody Bag for Birthday Kid Packages: Economy, Business Class, First Class

Website Link: www.hiller.org/private-events-kidsbday.shtml

Bring Your Own: Food and Drinks, Cake, Decorations, and Tableware (Plates, Cups, Cutlery)

As you might expect from a military-flavored museum, Hiller Aviation likes to keep things simple. Most of the attraction centers around the Museum itself, with its vintage aircraft and interactive displays. The guided tour is a good way to see everything on display, including the aircraft Restoration Shop. Also, the Hall of Fame does have pull-down screens and an...

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