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Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum

1600 Air Museum Rd., 1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, OR 97031
+1 541-308-1600
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great museum

This is one of the best museums for old airplanes and cars that i have been to. All the planes are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark C
MORE THAN AUTOS AND AEROPLANES !

This museum offers far more than just automobiles and airplanes. If it is collectible, it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RTPMoonwatcher
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1600 Air Museum Rd., 1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, OR 97031
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the best museums for old airplanes and cars that i have been to. All the planes are operational and all the vehicles drive.More

Thank Mark C
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing. For folks who want to see the collection in operation, visit on a Second Saturday. On these event days we open up the building and take a handful of things out to operate. It is always a treat to see living...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum offers far more than just automobiles and airplanes. If it is collectible, it is found here. Toys, guns, telephones, uniforms, and almost everything created for modern society. We could not finish seeing all of the rooms containing items. I highly recommend, if you...More

Thank RTPMoonwatcher
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. WAAAM's 3.5 acres of display space packs in all kinds of transportation history. Naturally there are airplanes, automobiles, and motorcycles in the collection (over 325 of them) but there are also many supporting items related to them. This spans everything...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am amazed at the collection of aircraft and automobiles. One Saturday a month they drive and fly. There is too much to see in a day, and they are adding another building. In September, weekend after Labor Day, they have a large fly-in festival...More

Thank allenjones
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing. We have a number of activities that go on during the year where you can see the living history collection in operation. These events include the Second Saturday of every month, our car show in July, and the Annual Hood River...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bigger then we expected. Kids enjoyed it! We went here on our trip we took from Idaho. We went to the Polar express train and then to this museum. Kids met the "Grinch" as well since we went in Decemeber.More

Thank goinggreen08
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Part of our 3.5 acres of indoor display space include an interactive learning zone where kids can engage in hands-on activities with this specific part of the collection. For other interactive fun, visit during a Second Saturday when we fly and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was kinda an impulse thing and we were there close to closing time. We didn't know it was so huge. There are like 4 different hangar areas but it's more than just planes. It has airplanes, autos, motorcycles, scooters, bikes, jeeps and tractors. There...More

Thank PATSYandSTAN A
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing. Museum entry tickets are good for the entire day so we often have visitors arrive early to enjoy the museum and then pick a fun spot in town for lunch and then return in the afternoon to finish their museum visit....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the WAAM museum with family, including three kids. Every one of us was wowed by the size of the collection. They have antique and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, airplanes. The kids enjoyed looking at the antique toys displayed along one wall and investigating...More

Thank Claudia C
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Our displays are housed in over 3.5 acres of indoor display space. We have over 325+ large objects and countless other small items associated with transportation history. We always like to say there is something for everyone to enjoy at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Western Antique Aeroplan & Automobile Museum, WAAAM, is a very interesting and worthwhile stop in Hood River OR. A little out of the way next to the airport, but definitely worth it

Thank drdlchristian
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing. WAAAM is located 3 miles from down town. Because we have a living history collection we are located at the airport so there is plenty of space for our cars to drive and our airplanes can fly about town too.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a very fascinating museum. The have one of the greatest collections of antique automobiles and motorcycles. I went during the annual Fly-in event they host every September. It was so much fun. So many models of small aircraft fly in for the annual...More

Thank Michael T
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. The Annual Hood River Fly-in happens the weekend after Labor Day every year. Pilots from all over come to show off their airplanes and hang out at the museum for the weekend. In 2017 the Annual Hood River Fly-in happens...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is just an amazing place! Only an hour drive from Portland, so don't miss it. They have a huge collection of classic cars, planes, trucks, and motorcycles, but also vintage items from toys to household items to photos. Plan on a few hours at...More

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Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing. To see how we keep our fleet up and running visit on a Second Saturday. We host restoration shop tours on that day to see all the latest in-progress airplanes or automobiles.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

while heading to portland for the weekend my wife and i camped at a state park between the dalles and hood river while exploring Hood river we found this airplane and car museum out next to the hood river airport. this is an amazing collection...More

Thank Kim T
Stephanie H, Manager at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. WAAAM is housed in just over 3.5 acres of indoor display space. The average visitor spends at least 2 hours enjoying the collection. We have volunteers that help enrich the visitor experience including, upon occasion, the Museum Founder Terry Brandt....More

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Shutterbug429
Are you allowed to take photographs of the airplanes
25 March 2016|
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Response from Stephanie H | Property representative |
Yes. Taking photos is highly encouraged and the volunteer hosts out on the exhibit floor are often more than happy to get you behind the display ropes for a super-up-close shot too.
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