April 16, 2024
San Diego Air & House Museum. Photograph by Chris Stone

The San Diego Air & House Museum has been listed as one of many “10 Finest Aviation Museums Across the U.S.” by Journey + Leisure journal.

The article calls the museum “a enjoyable place to go to … identified not just for its plane, however its in-depth reveals of well-known aviators, together with the Wright Brothers, Charles Lindbergh, and Amelia Earhart, in addition to its intensive library and archives. Don’t miss the flight simulators — they let you expertise the aerobatics of aerial fight. For one thing slightly simpler on the physique, there’s additionally the 3D/4D Zable Theater.

A number of the different establishments on the listing embody the Smithsonian Nationwide Air and House Museum in Washington, D.C. (the San Diego Air & House Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian), the Intrepid Museum in New York, the Nationwide Museum of the US Air Pressure in Ohio and the Nationwide Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Fla.

The museum, in Balboa Park, is the one establishment from California featured on the listing.

The San Diego Air & House Museum is California’s official air and house museum and training heart and can also be the primary aero-themed museum to be accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It is also residence to the Worldwide Air & House Corridor of Fame.