Lone Star Flight Museum

If there is one place you shouldn’t miss in your visit to Houston, it would definitely be the Lone Star Flight Museum. This museum is a great place for families to spend quality time together while exploring numerous significant aircrafts and hundreds of artifacts related to the history of flight. What is exciting about this museum is that most of their aircraft are still flyable and you can actually witness a live airshow or even ride in it!


There are over 40 aircrafts in the Lone Star Flight Museum. Some of them were damaged by Hurricane Ike but most of them are now restored. Some of the flight worthy aircrafts include the Boeing/Vega B-17G Flying Fortress 44-85718 Thunderbird, Douglas SBD Dauntless, Grumman F6F Hellcat and the Chance Vought F4U-5NL 121823. The museum offers flight experiences to visitors in the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, North American B-25 Mitchell and Boeing PT-17. Don’t miss to visit the museum’s permanent exhibit and its collection on bomber and fighter aircrafts.

The Lone Star Flight Museum is located next to Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas. They are open daily from 9am to 5pm. Admission fee is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and students and is free for children under 5 years. To make flight reservations and other inquiries, you can reach them at 1-409-740-7722 or visit them online for more information. Lots of exciting things await every family in their visit to the Lone Star Flight Museum. Make this a memorable getaway for the entire family!