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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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Events

The Sky's the Limit!Visitors surround one of the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum's Ford Model Ts.

WAAAM hosts a variety of events during the year.

  • Second Saturdays - Each month we fly and drive the exhibits. Come and enjoy the fun!
  • WAAAM Traffic Jam Cruise and Car Show - Rev up the engines and join us for a wonderful day filled with old cars of all makes and models.The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum has large event spaces for outside groups to enjoy.
  • Hood River Annual Fly-In - See hundreds of cool planes and talk to pilots too. This event is a great way to learn about aviation on the ground level.
  • WAAAM Swap Meet - Joining the line up is our Annual Auto and Aero Swap Meet. This event will have both airplane and automobile items of interest. 
  • International Model A Day - Bring the family and friends to enjoy this gathering of Model A Fords (Model Ts welcome too). There is nothing like seeing all of these old cars in motion. If you've got one bring it out to share with the world.

Don't forget about the many fun classes WAAAM has to offer too!Big or small, groups love to come to the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum.

  • WAAAM Camp - This summer class is for kids age 9 to 12. Enjoy this introduction to aviation.
  • Model T Driving School - It is not every day you get to drive a Model T! This special class will give you all you need to know to get one of these antique cars driving.

Other highlights at WAAAM included a play area for kids, class and meeting areas where small groups can get together, a large area inside for special functions, and plenty of space outside for picnics, car rallies, and lots of other fun activities. Give us a call at (541) 308-1600 if you want to schedule something! We'd love to have you enjoy the museum.

   

Events Calendar  

December

December 13 - Second Saturday - Vintage Bicycles

December 25 - WAAAM Closed for Christmas

January

January 1 - WAAAM closed for New Years Day

January 10 - Second Saturday - Lighting the Way - History of the Air Beacons

February

February  14 - Second Saturday - Love Stories of the WAAAM Collection

Full Calendar

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News Flash  

Closed for Christmas

As a reminder, WAAAM will be closed Thursday, December 25 for Christmas Day.

Volunteer of the Year
Congratulations to Dick Clarke for receiving WAAAM's 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award! Read more...
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

WAAAM Volunteers are amazing! December 2 we hosted a thank you dinner for all of our volunteers.

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OUR WAAAM APP

Get your copy of the WAAAM App at the iTunes store today! Download a Piece of the Past!

FREE iPHONE APP!

WAAAM History - Photos - Stories - Info

   

Join Us for the WAAAM Traffic Jam!

July 12, 2014

 Come to the 2014 WAAAM Traffic Jam!

Click here for Registration Forms.

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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.

   

Announcing the WAAAM Annual Auto & Aero Swap Meet.

July 12

Enjoy a great museum and a swap meet all in one place.

Buy - Sell - Trade - Enjoy

Click here for registration forms.

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Memberships & Sponsorships

Members enjoy special benifits.

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.

   

Join Us for the Annual Hood River Fly-In!

September 6 & 7, 2014

Register when you arrive.

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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!