Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum opened in 1996, and boasts more than just exhibit planes – these babies fly! This is the perfect place to bring the family for a fun and historical look into our country’s history. Book a ride in a vintage Wardbird C-47 Skytrain or P-51D Mustang. 

F/A-18C Hornet on Display

Come to the Palm Springs Air Museum for a day to look around or book an event in this historical place. The museum keeps several permanent planes and rotates borrowed planes, so you can keep coming back for more.

Palm Springs Air Museum Exhibits

This is not an exhaustive list of exhibits by any means – just a few of our favorites:

  • Grumman F4F Wildcat
  • Grumman F8F Bearcat
  • Curtis P40 Warhawk
  • Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Miss Angela”
  • Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Bell AH-1 Huey Cobra Helicopter
  • North American T-28 Trojan
  • Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

More Palm Springs Area Museums

Make a day out of your trip to the Palm Springs Air Museum, and check out these other museums:

Area Activities and Amenities

Planning a trip to Palm Desert? We have a great guide to all the other local activities and things to do in town. Don’t forget to reserve your accommodations at Shadow Mountain Resort, so you can get access to all our amenities.