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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Even you can experience driving an old car by signing up for the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum's Model T Driving School. Take the Wheel!

You are going to love learning about the life and times of a "Tin Lizzie."

This one-day class is chocked full of history, stories, maintenance, and yep, you guessed it, DRIVING!

It is not every day that you get the chance to go back in time and get hands-on experience in operating an old car. Take the class for this rare opportunity or give it as a gift to a friend. After you've learned a bit about what made the Model T unique you get to drive the car and truly feel the differences in how it handles compared to modern day vehicles. This hands on experience enables you to truly appreciate the early movers and shakers who took a chance and bought a car and set out to stitch the country together as they explored America and made work just a little bit easier. You've never had this much fun driving an old car.

Space is limited to just ten students per class so sign up now.

Class Dates: April 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, August 26, September 23, or October 7, 2017!*

Time: 9am to about 3pm

Place: WAAAM

Lunch is included.

Cost: Members - $125, Non-Members - $150, Active Volunteers - $75.

You must have a valid drivers license.

Want to take the class again and drive some more?

Members - $25, Non-Members $50, Active Volunteers - $20.

Call WAAAM at (541) 308-1600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up or for more information.

*If you have a group of 10 or more people you can have your own private class! Give us a call for more details or to work out a schedule.

   

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Thank You Consolidated Aircraft Coatings

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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 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!