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Have you entered the American Heritage Museum Summer "Behind Enemy Lines" Sweepstakes yet? Buy your tickets and enter to win the opportunity to drive our M4 Sherman during one of the epic "Battle for the Airfield" re-enactments on October 9th or 10th, then have the chance to drive the German Jagdpanzer 38t Hetzer tank destroyer after! No where else can you learn to drive the Hetzer! Get your tickets today with promo code "BATTLE" and get 25% more entries! Follow the link to: americanheritagemuseum.tapkat.org/behindenemylines?promo=BATTLE ...

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Collings Foundation

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Collings Foundation

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Arcata / Eureka, CA – California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport (ACV)

June 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - June 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

$5 – $15

Experience the Wings of Freedom Tour

Come out and experience World War II history on the ground and in the air with the Wings of Freedom Tour! See our original WWII warbirds up-close and personal with walk through tours of authentically restored interiors of the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator and see the B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, and P-40 Warhawk on the ramp as well.

For an even more exciting visit, take flight aboard one of our aircraft for an incredible flight experience or flight training! Learn more about each flight and book online at the links below!

Ground and Walk Through Tours

Explore the insides of the B-17 & B-24 and see the other aircraft on the ramp. Tours are self-guided. Reservations are not needed for walk through tours.

Admission: $15 Adults / $5 Children 12 and under. World War II veterans admitted for free.

Ground and Walk Through Tour Times
6/10/2019 – 1:00 PM till 5:00 PM
6/11/2019 – 9:00 AM till 5:00 PM
6/12/2019 – 9:00 AM till 12:00 PM

Availability of select aircraft for ground viewing is subject to change based on weather and maintenance circumstances.


 

Take a Flight!

Exciting flight experiences on the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, and B-25 Mitchell are available at this tour location. Flight training (no experience necessary) on the P-51 Mustang and P-40 Warhawk is also available to actually take the controls and fly the famous fighters of WWII with an experienced instructor for either 30 minutes or 60 minutes!

Book your flight today! Click on the link to the aircraft you want to fly below:

To make a reservation by phone, call 978-562-9182 (10:00am to 6:00pm Eastern). All flights are a tax-deductible donation!

Details

Start:
June 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
End:
June 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
$5 – $15
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Venue

Arcata/Eureka, CA
3561 Boeing Ave
McKinnleyville, CA 95516 United States
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Phone:
800-568-8924
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COVID-19 Event Cancellations & Closure

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts, the Father's Day Open House / "Tanks, Wings, & Wheels" event in partnership with the American Heritage Museum has been CANCELLED for June 20-21, 2020. Additionally, the American Heritage Museum is CLOSED until Phase III re-openings are announced in the state. We will make announcements here and on our Facebook page when re-opening is announced.