Flight Museums

Flight Path Learning Center and Museum    (424) 646-7284
View the LAX tarmac. Closed Sunday and Monday. Free admission. 6661 W. Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles. www.flightpathmuseum.com
 
 
Lyon Air Museum    (714) 210-4585
View the John Wayne Airport tarmac. Admission: $6-12. 19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana. www.lyonairmuseum.org
 
 
March Field Air Museum    (951) 902-5949
Interactive play area and tours offered. Closed Monday. Admission: $5-10. 22550 Van Buren, Riverside. www.marchfield.org
 
 
Museum of Flying    (310) 398-2500
Also features an interactive flight simulator (48” height restriction). Admission: $6-10, extra fee for flight simulator. 3100 Airport Ave., Santa Monica. www.museumofflying.com
 
 
Planes of Fame Air Museum    (909) 597-3722
Annual air shows, tours and monthly living-history events, plus the Aviation Discovery Center, a fun hands-on experience using STEM; open on Saturdays only. Admission: $4-11. 7000 Merrill Ave., #17, Chino. www.planesoffame.org
 
 
Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum    (310) 618-1155
Aircraft exhibits, Tuskegee Airmen Learning Center, and Sky Lab Computer Center, plus after-school programs. 961 W. Alondra Blvd., Compton. www.tamuseum.org
 
 
Western Museum of Flight    (310) 326-9544
Make-and-take model days throughout the year. Closed Monday. Admission: free – $5. 3315 Airport Drive, Red Baron, #3, Torrance. www.wmof.com