History and imagination take flight!
Discover the stories and innovations of aircraft through the decades in the Aviation Museum featuring early flight innovations, like the DC-3, UH-1H Huey, and the world’s largest wooden plane, Spruce Goose. Visitors can watch our Restoration team in action as they restore historic aircraft to their original state. Learn more about the exhibits featured in the Aviation Museum and our featured exhibit, Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II.
What You’ll Find
The Golden Age
World War II
The Spruce Goose
Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II
Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, placing more than 120,000 Japanese Americans, 4,000 from Oregon, into incarceration camps. This series explores the stories of Japanese Americans that continued life despite internment, those who enlisted to serve their country, and innovations of Japanese aircraft.