"To Inspire and Educate, To Promote and Preserve Aviation and Space History, To Honor the Patriotic Service of Our Veterans."
Home of the Spruce Goose Hughes H-4 Hercules!!
With displays ranging from the elegant aeronautic designs of two bike mechanics – Orville and Wilbur Wright – to an actual Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird that can fly at speeds of over 2,000 miles per hour – the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum located in McMinnville, Oregon, has a little something for everyone.
The centerpiece of these aeronautic breakthroughs is the original Spruce Goose. Built entirely of wood due to wartime restrictions on metals, this massive airplane stands as a symbol of American industry during World War II.
Founded in the memory of Captain Michael King Smith, the exhibits celebrate the lives of innovators, pilots, and veterans who courageously pioneered flight in these remarkable machines. Plan a visit and learn more about the museum as you immerse yourself in history with our ever-expanding attractions and amenities.
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Getting to the Museum
Address: 500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way, 97128, McMinnville, Oregon (OR), USA, North America
Coordinates: 45.2043107, -123.145376
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