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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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The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will host the 2015 Traffic Jam on July 11. A Benefit for

The Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

What: Food. Fun. Music. Come to a museum, a car show, and a swap meet all in one great place. Don’t miss our Model T Quick Build Challenge and other fun activities such as technical sessions and riding in some historic vehicles. Also, see the vintage kiddie pedal cars and check out the goodies to buy. Your support in this fundraiser helps keep WAAAM's engines running! There is something for everyone.

2015 Traffic Jam will be July 11! Mark your calendars early!

Our 2015 poster will arrive in June 2015. Stay tuned so you can hang it up, show it off, and tell your friends.

Want to get a feel for the event? Click here for the 2015 WAAAM Traffic Jam schedule! Live music at the WAAAM Traffic Jam 2015. Plus we're going to have live-music this year thanks to....................................................

Check out all the cool photos from the 2013 event here. More photos from the 2014 event here.

Want to know more about the Swap Meet? Click here.

The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will host the 2015 Traffic Jam on July 11. A Benefit for

The Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

What: Food. Fun. Music. Come to a museum, a car show, and a swap meet all in one great place. Don’t miss our Model T Quick Build Challenge and other fun activities such as technical sessions and riding in some historic vehicles. Also, see the vintage kiddie pedal cars and check out the goodies to buy. Your support in this fundraiser helps keep WAAAM's engines running! There is something for everyone.

2015 Traffic Jam will be July 11! Mark your calendars early!

Our 2015 poster will arrive in June 2015. Stay tuned so you can hang it up, show it off, and tell your friends.

Want to get a feel for the event? Click here for the 2015 WAAAM Traffic Jam schedule! Live music at the WAAAM Traffic Jam 2015. Plus we're going to have live-music this year thanks to....................................................

Check out all the cool photos from the 2013 event here. More photos from the 2014 event here.

Want to know more about the Swap Meet? Click here.

General Admission

Saturday Admission (July 11, 2015): $10 for adults and $5 for kids. (This includes your museum entrance fee too.)

Have a Vintage Auto to Share? Click to Register

Bring out your car and show the world what you love to drive. Dash plaques and goodie bags are available for the first 125 vehicles to sign up.

Your registration price includes: Cruise, Music, Movie, Car Show, Swap Meet, and Admission for both days for TWO people. Cruise route map coming soon!

Dry camping at WAAAM is available for $8 per night.

The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum Traffic Jam is always a big hit. Registration: Forms are here.

Pre-Registration: $20 per vehicle.

Registration: $25 per vehicle.

WAAAM Members Registration: $15 per vehicle.

Additional Riders: $5 each.

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Spending the night in the Gorge? Rooms go fast during the summer. The Chamber of Commerce for Hood River, The Dalles, Cascade Locks, and White Salmon can be a great asset in planning your trip.

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The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum has tons of great things to see at the Traffic Jam.

Volunteers Needed! Email Stephanie or Larry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We need everyone’s help to put on the best show possible. 

There are many jobs that we need help with to make this event spectacular.

If you want to help out with the Cruise, Sock Hop or Drive-In Movie on Friday, July 10 2015 the event runs from museum close (around 5:00pm) to 11:30pm.

If you want to help out with the Car Show or Swap Meet on Saturday, July 11 2015 or other activities on that day we need all hands on deck from 7:30am to 5:30pm.

Even if you can only come for an hour or two during these times we would love to have your help!

 

   

News Flash  

2015 WAAAM Campers Needed

Class signups end Friday of the June 22-25 Class.

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Luhr Jensen History Talks June 13

At 11:30am and 2:00pm brothers Phil and Dave Jensen who were integral to the company will give audiences an insider view of just how Hood River came to be known as a fishing lure icon for decades.

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2015 Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor and our visitors have awarded WAAAM this honor for the third year in a row!

WAAAM won the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

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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 four levels of membership available to individuals and families.

  • Solo Membership: $50.00 – One Individual Membership
  • Family Membership: $100.00 – 2 adults and children/grandchildren 18 years old and under.
  • Membership +1: $120.00 – One individual membership plus one guest.
  • Membership +2: $150.00 – Two individual memberships plus 2 guests.

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!