Ohio is the birthplace of aviation, and there is an abundance of interesting aviary attractions to visit locally.
National Aviation Day is Wednesday, August 19. Take the family out for a day learning and history at one of these local museums.
Cincinnati Museum Center | 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati | cincymuseum.org | 513-287-7000
With three museums under one dome, there is tons to explore at the Cincy Museum Center. From airplanes to astronauts, learn all about Ohio’s rich history of taking to the skies. Open Thursday – Monday in August.
Tri-State Warbird Museum | 4021 Borman Drive, Batavia | tri-statewarbirdmuseum.org | 513-735-4500
Learn all about historic warbirds and the veterans who flew them at this amazing aviation museum. Open Wednesdays (4 – 7 p.m.) and Sundays (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) 4021 Borman Drive, Batavia | tri-statewarbirdmuseum.org | 513-735-4500
National Museum of the United States Air Force |1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, Oh | nationalmuseum.af.mil | 937-255-3286
Well worth the drive for aviation enthusiasts, this destination is the largest military aviation museum!,The museum is home to more than 350 aerospace vehicles and missiles; there are thousands of unique artifacts sprawled across over 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. And oh yeah, admission is free.