The Evergreen Aviation
Museum at McMinnville, Oregon, home of the famous
Hughes Flying Boat, ("Spruce Goose") is open daily
from 9 AM to 5 PM. The administrative offices are
open from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.
Summer: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm June 7 through Labor
Day. Up-close and personal" encounters with
world-famous aircraft; Educational lectures on
aviation history and science; Hands-on activities
for all ages. http://www.sprucegoose.org/
Ford Trimotor 5-AT-B. The only one flying of 5
series. NC 9645.
Howard Hughes Flying Boat "Spruce Goose" November
2, 1947, Website
Map showing 4
Air Museums in Western Oregon State.
Tillamook Naval Air Station Museum.
Home of the World War II
Blimps. The remaining of the two original hangars
is the largest free-span wooden structure in the
world. The museum covers the history of the Naval
Air Station and lighter-than-air technology, and
features the Northwest's biggest collection of
World War II fighter planes. Gift shop, restrooms,
telephones and free parking are available. Hours:
May-Oct, 9 to 6 daily. Nov-Apr, 10 to 5 daily.
Closed Christmas, and Thanksgiving. Admission $7
adults, seniors $6, youth (13 -17) $4, $2.50 kids
7-12 and under 7 is free. Located off Highway 101,
south of town. 4000 Blimp Blvd, Tillamook OR 97141,
Voice Phone 503-842-1130
Boeing C-97 Strata
Cruiser "Guppy", Tillamook Naval Air Station,
Skyraider, Olympic Flight Museum, Olympia,