Guided Tours & History Programs

In-house and virtual field trip programs to schools and groups ages 5 to adult.

Immerse yourself in the riveting world of aviation history with our special guided tours and history programs. Whether you’re a seasoned aviation enthusiast or a curious newcomer, our engaging programs offer an unparalleled opportunity to explore the remarkable stories, groundbreaking innovations, and awe-inspiring machines that have shaped the course of flight. Join us on a journey through time as we unveil the captivating narratives that have propelled us into the skies and beyond.

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General Information

  • In person tours are $7 per person.
  • All Virtual Tours are $75.
  • A $50 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking for groups of 11 or more.
  • A $25 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking for groups of 10 or less.
  • Deposits will be applied to the final balance and must be paid to reserve your date.
  • No-shows and day of cancellations will not receive a refund.
  • All guided tours are 60-90 minutes.  Virtual tours are 45-60 minutes.
  • Due to limited space, only teachers and chaperones are allowed to attend.
  • We respectfully ask for planning purposes that accurate numbers are provided a week prior to the scheduled tour.
  • Tours must be paid in full 48 hours prior to the scheduled tour (unless previously discussed).

Heritage Tours (Ages 5 - Adult)

Heritage programs offers in-house and virtual field trip programs to schools and groups ages 5 to adult. Guided tours feature the C-130 “Hercules” for an inside-an-aircraft experience. There are several program options to choose from, including specialized programs aligned to 5th, 7th, & 8th grade standards.

  • Custom Tour: To correlate the Guided Tour specifically to your classroom curriculum, please advise when scheduling.  Standards that can be met are SSH6 (a)(b)(d)(e).
  • Schedule: Guided Tours last approximately 1.5 hours and will include one or more buildings. Must be scheduled in advance.
  • Group Size: Minimum of 10 participants for Guided Tours
  • Cost: $7 per participant
  • C130 Experience: Add on the C130 experience to any tour for $15.00 per class. Discount provided for groups from the same school. You will also go inside the C-130 “Hercules” fuselage for an exclusive inside-an-aircraft experience.While inside the C-130 “Hercules,” you will watch a video on paratroopers and other missions performed by the C-130.
  • Additional Questions: Email us at heritagetours@museumofaviation.org
  • Group Deposits:
    • There is a required $50 non-refundable deposit due at the time of booking for groups of 11 or more that will be applied to your final balance.
    • There is a required $25 non-refundable deposit due at the time of booking for groups of 10 or less that will be applied to your final balance.

WWII Guided Tour & Geronimo’s Interactive Classroom

Learn about America’s involvement in World War II in the Scott Hangar. This tour includes the Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit as well as exclusive access to Geronimo’s classroom. Participants will have an opportunity to view real World War II artifacts and experience hands-on learning in Geronimo’s Interactive Classroom.

To correlate the Guided Tour specifically to your classroom curriculum, especially 5th grade standards, please advise when scheduling. Standards that can be met are SS5H6 and SS5H8.

  • Class Size: Minimum of 10 participants
  • Cost: $7 per participant

US Airpower: World War II – Present

Learn significant events in U.S. Aviation history and understand technology developments driven by wartime and peacetime periods.  Explore the role of Georgia in WWII as well as the impact of the War in Middle Georgia and beyond.

  • Schedule: This tour lasts approximately 2 hours and can be tailored to 7th-8th Grades as well as High School and J/ROTC Cadets.  Must be scheduled in advance.
  • Class Size: Minimum of 10 participants
  • Cost: $7 per participant

ACE Plus History Guided Tour (K - 5th Grades)

ACE Plus combines both the ACE STEM Program with a Guided History Tour of 1-2 buildings. Students also experience the C-130 Hercules Airplane Exhibit by learning about the role of the aircraft and paratroopers.
  • Schedule: Must be scheduled in advance.
  • Cost: $12 per student ($5 for ACE & $7 for Guided Tour)
  • All other ACE guidelines apply.

Self-Guided Tours – Free, No Tour Guide

The Museum offers downloadable resources to assist you as you guide your group through the hangars.

Everything went flawlessly! What wonderful and informative guides we had. Students were engaged and were given opportunities to ask questions. Seeing parts of the museum will likely encourage them to visit with their families.

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