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1940 Air Terminal Museum

8325 Travelair St, Houston, TX 77061-4716
+1 713-454-1940
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Very enjoyable museum

I visited with a large group of friends and we were given a tour with one of the knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melinda B
Step back in time

Small but interesting museum near Hobby Airport. If you're into vintage aviation, this is a cool... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amy S
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8325 Travelair St, Houston, TX 77061-4716
This attraction is at Hobby Airport
+1 713-454-1940
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with a large group of friends and we were given a tour with one of the knowledgeable docents. The museum is in the original Houston air terminal, an art deco style building. It has been beautifully restored. There are numerous, fascinating displays of...More

Thank Melinda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but interesting museum near Hobby Airport. If you're into vintage aviation, this is a cool museum to visit. I recommend going to one of their wings and wheels events.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Our friends had been to a wedding at this museum but we were all in for a real treat with a private tour of the terminal a couple of weeks ago. Our tour was given by a great guy named Larry who we caught right...More

Thank Ellen O
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We checked opening hours on the Internet to ensure it would be open on the day we wanted to visit. Having established it would be, we set out for Hobby Airport, but when we arrived, we found the gates were locked and there was a...More

Thank Glenvar
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My wife and I went there, She is a Delta retiree and was very interested in the "old ways of flight" The folks thee were friendly and helpful I would go there again.

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were looking for something to do with our grandson on a hot day in Houston. We love museums so that where we were looking to go. What a great surprise this museum was. Well worth the time spent. We enjoyed looking at the beautiful...More

Thank Hmn_drln
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Cool little museum run by dedicated volunteers. If you're an airplane or history buff (or both) definitely worth a stop. I went before flying out of hobby. One tip if you take uber. Tell your driver you're going to the museum and not the actual...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

For $5 per person this was a great stop if you are into air travel. A great peak into past air travel. The attire the crew wore as well as real glass cups and china plates. Back then you could tell smoking was prevalent with...More

Thank JJarrell1320
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This unassuming museum is a wonderful place to visit. Not crowded (things in the Houston metropolis area can get so crowded it's hard to enjoy), filled with hundreds of artifacts, and reasonably priced. There are two parts, the museum and a hangar. The museum is...More

1  Thank Gordon1123
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I took a young friend here to introduce him to the history of Houston aviation. Knowing how old the building is, I had very low expectations. What a wonderful surprise it was to see the superb renovation the building had undergone, as well as the...More

Thank Gregory M
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Michelle E
21 June 2017|
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Response from Greg K | Reviewed this property |
About one hour
Judy B
3 January 2017|
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Response from Barbara F | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant. A few chairs. It is small and doesn't take long to tour. Call in advance a nd perhaps they could have additional folding chairs available.
Emily A
23 June 2016|
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Response from Maureen H | Reviewed this property |
There is a gift shop.