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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Visit us on any Second Saturday at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Muesum and have lots of fun. Please join us!  Ride in antique cars, watch the antique planes take off and land, enjoy living history at its finest!

Join us the Second Saturday of each month when WAAAM gets the engines running. Action occurs between 10am and 2pm. Lunch is served between 11am and 1pm.

Second Saturdays throughout the winter will be held indoors. Weather permitting, cars and airplanes will be taken outside. Otherwise, there will be indoor events including demonstrations, special exhibits and hands on experiences for visitors.

Our antique aircraft, automobiles, motorcycles, tractors, military jeeps and engines all get their day in the sun when museum volunteers get to show visitors that this is not just a bunch of old, dead stuff ... that life goes on for our artifacts!

What Our Director Has to Say:

"A visit to WAAAM on a Second Saturday is bound to make you realize just how easy life is today. Take for instance, the process of starting a car. People don't even give it a thought these days, but in 1917, it may have taken a half an hour just to get the oil warm enough to crank a Model T's engine to life!

"Life was certainly slower in those days, and knowing about how life was back then helps us appreciate so much more what we have today.

"Please join us on a Second Saturday of the month ... or on any day ... and take a step back in time with us."

                  —Judy Newman, Museum Director

   

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!