Roamy here. Several of my co-workers are retiring this year, and at least one plans to travel. We talked about some of the aerospace museums I had been to and would recommend. So I started thinking about the ones I have been to and trying to figure out where to go next. I’ve been to the US Air Force Museum in Dayton, both parts of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in DC, the USS Intrepid in NYC, San Diego Air and Space Museum, National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, the B-24 Museum (now Pueblo Weisbrod) in Pueblo, CO, Wright Brothers Museum at Kitty Hawk, the Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham, AL, the Virginia Air and Space Center in Hampton, California Science Center in Los Angeles (meh in 1990, hope it’s better now), the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany, and the Boeing plant tour in Everett, WA. And of course, I’ve been to the US Space and Rocket Center here in Huntsville more times than I can count.
That doesn’t count the other science museums that I’ve enjoyed, like the Henry Ford Museum, the Submarine Force Museum in Groton, CT, the Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, TN, and the Museums of Natural History in DC, NYC, Harvard and Anniston, AL. Probably a bunch more I can’t think of right now.
Okay, I haven’t really been everywhere; there’s still plenty of places left to see. So here’s my bucket list:
• Kansas Cosmosphere
• USS Arizona Memorial
• Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
• Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA
• Hill Aerospace Musuem in Ogden, UT
• American Air Museum in Duxford, Great Britain