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1940 Air Terminal Museum

8325 Travelair St, Houston, TX 77061-4716
+1 713-454-1940
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Nicece to visit

My wife and I went there, She is a Delta retiree and was very interested in the "old ways of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ronald H
What a great surprise!

We were looking for something to do with our grandson on a hot day in Houston. We love museums so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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8325 Travelair St, Houston, TX 77061-4716
This attraction is at Hobby Airport
+1 713-454-1940
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went there, She is a Delta retiree and was very interested in the "old ways of flight" The folks thee were friendly and helpful I would go there again.

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for something to do with our grandson on a hot day in Houston. We love museums so that where we were looking to go. What a great surprise this museum was. Well worth the time spent. We enjoyed looking at the beautiful...More

Thank Hmn_drln
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Cool little museum run by dedicated volunteers. If you're an airplane or history buff (or both) definitely worth a stop. I went before flying out of hobby. One tip if you take uber. Tell your driver you're going to the museum and not the actual...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

For $5 per person this was a great stop if you are into air travel. A great peak into past air travel. The attire the crew wore as well as real glass cups and china plates. Back then you could tell smoking was prevalent with...More

Thank JJarrell1320
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This unassuming museum is a wonderful place to visit. Not crowded (things in the Houston metropolis area can get so crowded it's hard to enjoy), filled with hundreds of artifacts, and reasonably priced. There are two parts, the museum and a hangar. The museum is...More

1  Thank Gordon1123
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I took a young friend here to introduce him to the history of Houston aviation. Knowing how old the building is, I had very low expectations. What a wonderful surprise it was to see the superb renovation the building had undergone, as well as the...More

Thank Gregory M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I was lucky enough to have worked for an airline. While having a reunion which was held at this museum, everyone was in complete awe. There is so much interesting history here. We spent hours viewing all the items, and almost forgot about our party!

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A lovely old building, in the process of being restored as funds are collected, it is charming. Not just a retro vibe, but the real deal! I learned a lot from the video presention and the fabulous memorabilia collected, and well-displayed and documented. The upper...More

1  Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is perfect for anyone who has an empty afternoon in Houston and is in driving distance of Hobby airport, you should come here. The building has a lovely 1940's era Art Deco facade and is beautifully restored by the kindest volunteers on Earth....More

2  Thank nka12
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a wonderful small museum which is the original 1940 Houston air terminal. You can imagine flashing back in time to the 1940's and 1950's as you look around the inside of the terminal and look outside to the airport runway.

1  Thank morsebernardk
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Michelle E
21 June 2017|
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Response from morsebernardk | Reviewed this property |
30-45 minutes is adequate inside. If you're into viewing aircraft outside, you might stay longer.
Judy B
4 January 2017|
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Response from Barbara F | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant. A few chairs. It is small and doesn't take long to tour. Call in advance a nd perhaps they could have additional folding chairs available.
Emily A
24 June 2016|
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Response from Maureen H | Reviewed this property |
There is a gift shop.