WAAAM  

1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR 97031

(541) 308-1600

Open Daily 9 - 5 Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day

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WAAAM's 1956 Packard Clipper ready for restoration. Year: 1956

Donor: Gordon Boorse

Engine: V-8

Transmission: Automatic

Number of Doors: 4

Curb Weight in Lbs: 4130 

Throughout the museum many visitors are stunned to see several beautifully restored antique carousel horses. These have all been brought back to life by WAAAM Volunteer Andy Anderson and although they are horses, they help to emphasize the high level of craftsmanship required when restoring some of the old woodwork on many of WAAAM’s vehicles. It is thanks to Andy and his masterful techniques that WAAAM got donated a 1956 Packard Clipper. Andy was working on restoring a carousel horse for a man’s wife and they got to talking about cars. Andy had half a mind to buy this Packard himself but both felt that it should wind up in the museum. It just goes to show that you never know what can come your way with such an awesome group of volunteers!

This automobile is still a project and is not currently on regular display at WAAAM.

 

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News Flash  

2018 Model T School Is Here

Check out the 2018 Model T Driving School Schedule!

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Veterans Day Deal

One Nov 11, 2017 Veterans will receive half price admission during our Second Saturday event.

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Celebrate 10 Years

The Fly-In is on!

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WAAAM Gift Shop

Learn all about WAAAM in book format!

Get your very own copy of WAAAM's history in our brand new history book.

See all the other fun items in our gift shop too. Visitors can enjoy any time they like without having to purchase museum admission.

   

Volunteer Opportunities

Many volunteer opportunities are available.  Here is a partial list of how you can get involved.

WAAAM Volunteers are awesome!

  • Museum Docents
  • Event Planning and Coordination
  • Library Services
  • Volunteer Services Representative
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Restoration and Maintenance
  • Gift Shop
  • Administrative Support
  • Maintenance & Custodial
  • Training & Education

Find out more on our volunteer page.

   

Memberships & Sponsorships

There are several levels of membership available to individuals and families.

  • Student Membership - $25.00 – One named member under 18 years old. Can only be purchased over the phone or in person.
  • Solo Membership - $60.00 – One named member
  • Family Membership - $120.000 – One named member & their same household significant other & their kids or grandkids under the age of 18 (6 kid maximum). Comes with 2 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Plus Membership - $140.00 – Family Membership benefits plus 1 guest. Comes with 2 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Quad Membership - $160.00 – Family Membership benefits plus 4 guests. Comes with 4 bonus single-use admission passes.
  • Sitter Membership - $20.00 – Must be combined with any level of pass. It allows the card holder to enter under another’s membership when accompanied by the member’s kids. Can only be purchased over the phone or in person.

Call (541) 308-1600 for information on Business Memberships.

   

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum

Antique Airplanes   •  Antique Automobiles

Where Oregon and Washington meet, at the Columbia River Gorge.

It's worth the trip!