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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See a 1931 Curtiss Wright CW-1 Junior at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Musem. Year: 1931

Donation: Terry Brandt

Engine: Szekley SR-3 45HP

During 1930-1931 the C-W Junior, along with the Aeronca C-3 and the American Eaglet, probably provided more flying pleasure and priceless experience for the private owner-pilot than any other airplane. Evolved from the Snyder Buzzard and a prototype, the Skeeter, the Junior was just about the most popular flivver plane of its time. It was widely used by hunters and photographers due to its nearly unrestricted front seat. The deepening economic depression quashed sales. Production lasted only 1930-1932.

Read more about WAAAM's Curtiss Wright Junior here.

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News Flash  

Extra 2nd Sat. Fun

Don’t miss an old-style race between two speedsters and the unveiling of WAAAM’s latest motorcycle donation.

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Resurrected Rust Rat Rod Team To Talk At 2

Hood River’s Resurrected Rust rat rods back on display for the winter.

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Veteran's Day Admission Deal

Active duty, retirees, and veterans will receive free museum admission to WAAAM when they present their military ID or proof of service on Wednesday, Nov 11.

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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!